Parasitology: Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Parasitisms in Dogs and Cats

Parasitology: Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Parasitisms in Dogs and Cats

By Dwight Bowman, Elizabeth Fogarty and Stephen Charles Barr

Parasitology: Diagnosis and Treatment of Common Parasitisms in Dogs and Cats PDF provides a quick guide to the common parasites seen in dogs and cats. The unique presentation includes ninety two 5”x5” laminated colored cards makes it easy to diagnose commonly seen parasites. Each organism has one card that is dedicated to providing the information needed to successfully diagnose and treat it. This includes a full-color microscopic image of its’ diagnostic stage, a description on how it is acquired, clinical signs, habit of the parasite while it is on the animal, and treatment suggestions. The cards are organized so that they can be visibly scanned on the basis of the shape and size of the diagnostic stage making it an ideal quick reference source. This presentation is an excellent resource for staff training and is an essential text for clinic laboratories.

Table of Contents

Parasites of the Dog
Alaria canis
Ancylostoma braziliensis
Ancylostoma caninum
Babesia canis
Babesia gibsoni
Ballatidium coli
Baylisascaris procyonis
Cheyletiella yasguri
Crenosoma vulpis
Cryptosporidium parvum
Ctenocephalides felis
Demodex canis
Dermacentor variabilis
Dipetalonema reconditum
Diphyllobothrium latum
Dipylidium caninum
Dirofilaria immitis
Echinococcus granulosus
Echinococcus multilocularis
Eucoleus aerophilus
Eucoleus boehmi
Filaroides hirthi
Filaroides osleri
Giardia canis
Hammondia heydorni
Hepatozoon americanum
Heterobilharzia americanum
Isospora canis
Isospora ohioensis, I. burrowsi, and I. neorivolta
Ixodes scapularis
Leishmania donovani
Mesocestoides spp
Nanophyetus salmincola
Neospora caninum
Otodectes cynotis
Paragonimus kellicotti
Pearsonema plica
Pentatrichomonas hominis
Physaloptera rara
Pneumonyssoides caninum
Rhipicephalus sanguineus
Sarcocystis spp
Sarcoptes scabiei
Spirocerca lupi
Spirometra mansonsoides
Strongyloides stercoralis

Taenia pisiformis
Toxascaris leonina
Toxocara canis
Trichodectes canis
Trichuris vulpis
Trypanosoma cruzi
Uncinaria stenocephala

Parasites of the Cat
Aelurostrongylus abstrusus
Alaria marcianae
Ancylostoma braziliensis
Ancylostoma tubaeforme
Aonchotheca putorii
Cheyletiella blakei
Cryptosporidium felis
Ctenocephalides felis
Cytauxzoon felis
Demodex cati
Dermacentor variabilis
Diphyllobothrium latum
Dipylidium caninum
Echinococcus multilocularis
Eucoleus aerophilus
Felicola subrostratus
Giardia felis
Hammondia hammondi
Isospora felis
Isospora rivolta
Ixodes scapularis
Leishmania spp
Lynxacarus radovskyi
Mesocestoides spp
Notoedres cati
Otodectes cynotis
Paragonimus kellicotti
Pearsonema feliscati
Pentatrichomonas hominis
Physaloptera praeputialis
Physaloptera rara
Platynosomum concinnum
Rhipicephalus sanguineus
Sarcocystis spp
Spirometra mansonsoides
Taenia taeniaeformis
Toxascaris leonina
Toxocara cati
Toxoplasma gondii

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