555 Questions in Veterinary and Tropical Parasitology

Parasites are a major issue affecting animal and human health, welfare, and economic productivity. This book provides 555 questions to test your knowledge of animal and tropical parasitology, to help you study anywhere, with any amount of time.

– Covers the most important and the most neglected parasites in a concise manner.
– Questions address parasite biology, epidemiology, diagnostics and management, all in relation to animal health.
– Includes key zoonotic parasites and their impact on human health.
– Uses multiple choice questions, true or false statements, fill-in-the-blanks, and more, to enable independent learning and self-testing.
– Provides explanatory answers to aid further revision and study.

– A self-test resource for veterinary and animal science students that is also of interest to medical students interested in parasitology or zoonoses, this book provides a convenient, useful, and current source of information to anyone interested in learning, revising and assessing their knowledge in parasitology.

About The Author
Hany Elsheikha is an Associate Professor of Veterinary Parasitology at the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham. He earned his PhD in Molecular and Evolutionary Parasitology from Michigan State University, where he studied the genetic population structure of the protozoan Sarcocystis neurona, the agent of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis in the Americas. In 2005, he was awarded the National Center for Infectious Diseases (NCID), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Postdoctoral Fellowship. He is the author of more than 250 research and professional articles on parasite pathobiology and control. Hany is the author of one US patent and three textbooks. Also, he is a diplomate of the European Veterinary Parasitology College (EVPC), a member of the European Scientific Counsel of Companion Animal Parasites (ESCCAP) UK & Ireland, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH) and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). From 2014 to 2015, Hany was the inaugural Specialty Chief Editor of Parasitology in the journal Frontiers in Veterinary Science . He serves on the Editorial Board of five peer-reviewed journals and as Reviewer of several journals and national and international funding agencies. Since 2007 he has been at the University of Nottingham, where he established the veterinary parasitology curriculum from its inception. Hany is also a veterinarian by training; he obtained a first-class degree with distinction in Veterinary Sciences and MSc in Veterinary Parasitology from Cairo University. His research focuses on host-parasite interaction and anti-parasitic drug discovery.

Table of Contents
  • 1: Multiple Choice Questions
  • 2: Matching Questions
  • 3: Fill-In-The-Blank Questions
  • 4: True or False Questions
  • 5: Image-Based Questions

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