Animal Parasites

Diagnosis, Treatment, Prevention

  • Heinz Mehlhorn

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xvii
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  7. Back Matter
    Pages 663-719

About this book


This textbook focuses on the most important parasites affecting dogs, cats, ruminants, horses, pigs, rabbits, rodents, birds, fishes, reptiles and bees. For each parasite, the book offers a concise summary including its distribution, epidemiology, lifecycle, morphology, clinical manifestations, diagnosis, prophylaxis and therapeutic measures. Numerous informative tables and more than 500 color micrographs and schemes present the most important aspects of the parasites, their induced diseases and the latest information on suitable prevention and control measures. 100 questions at the end of the book offer readers the chance to test their comprehension. The book is well suited as both a textbook and a reference guide for veterinarians, students of the veterinary and life sciences, veterinarian nurses, laboratory staff, and pet and livestock owners.


Parasitology Veterinary parasitology Veterinary medicine Parasitic infections Zoonosis Ectoparasitosis Parasitosis Endoparasitosis Protozoan diseases Helminths Ticks Mites Fleas Lice Dog parasites Cat parasites Rabbit parasites Horse parasites Ruminant parasites Fish parasites

Authors and affiliations

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
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  1. 1.Department of ParasitologyHeinrich Heine UniversityDüsseldorfGermany

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