Pet owner educational atlas. Parasites. Diagnosis, control and prevention

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Pet owner educational atlas. Parasites. Diagnosis, control and prevention

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Authors: S.L., Grupo Asís
Release date: 2017
ISBN: 978-84-16818-71-6
Pages: 64
Binding:
Format: 22 x 28

Incluye e-book

After a first volume on the physiology of parasites, their life cycle and the clinical signs they cause, this new volume focuses on how parasitic diseases can be diagnosed, treated and prevented, with a special emphasis on those aspects on which pet owners can have an influence. In addition to including a classification of parasitic diseases according the organ systems they affect, this new atlas includes a part on parasites in exotic animals and also describes the most important zoonoses transmitted by cats and dogs. This new work goes deeper into the specialty of parasitic diseases in dogs and cats. It also includes a digital version.


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Sergio Villanueva Saz (DVM, MSc, PhD)

He graduated in Veterinary Medicine from the University of Zaragoza (Spain) and completed his PhD at the Autonomous University of Barcelona (Spain). He is currently a part-time lecturer at the University of Zaragoza (Spain) and works in the Clinical Immunopathology Laboratory of the same University, with a special interest in differential diagnosis of vector-borne diseases.

He spent post-doctoral stays at The Royal Veterinary College, London, United Kingdom, in the areas of Immunology and Parasitic Diseases. He has authored and co-authored many scientific articles and communications in national and international conferences. Furthermore,he has participated in a number of research groups and collaborated with private companies.

He is a member of the following scientific and professional associations: Asociación de veterinarios especialistas en pequeños animales (AVEPA), Asociación española de veterinarios docentes (VetDoc), International society of infectious diseases (ISID), Epicore and Ilustre colegio oficial de veterinarios of Teruel (Spain).

Asier Basurco Pérez (LicVet)

Degree in Veterinary Science from the University of Zaragoza and Diploma in Advanced Studies in Animal Medicine and Surgery. Following an internship at the Veterinary Teaching Hospital of the University of Zaragoza, Asier Basurco Pérez spent two and a half years in the UK working in pet primary care.

He has served as Associate Professor in the Department of Animal Pathology of the University of Zaragoza and worked as a researcher in the Fauna Salvaje research group (GENPATVET-A23). He has lectured on numerous continued education courses and Master’s programs for veterinarians and veterinary assistants, and continues to do so today.

He collaborates with the Centre for Wildlife Recovery of the Provincial Council of Bizkaia and the Karpin Abentura wildlife refuge. Since 1999 he has directed the Maidagan Veterinary Medical Center in Getxo (Bizkaia). His main area of expertise is the primary care of exotic pets, with a particular interest in internal medicine and dermatology of all species.

He is the author and co-author of numerous publications and has presented at national and international conferences.

Accredited by the Spanish Association of Small Animal Veterinary Specialists (AVEPA) for work with pets and exotic animals, he sits on the scientific committee of the Medicine and Surgery of Exotic Animals Group (GMCAE), and is a member of AVEPA, the Association of Avian Veterinarians (AAV), the European Association of Avian Veterinarians (EAAV), the Association of Exotic Mammal Veterinarians (ESMA), and the Official College of Veterinarians of Bizkaia.

1. Types of parasites
	External parasites
 		Fleas
 		Ticks
 		Lice
 		Mites
 		Mosquitoes and sandflies
	Internal parasites
 		Roundworms
 		Flukes and tapeworms
	 	Microscopic agents
2. Parasitic diseases by systems
	Digestive system
 		Caused by nematodes
 		Caused by cestodes
 		Caused by trematodes
 		Caused by protozoa
	Cardiorespiratory system
		Lungworms
 		Heartworm (canine dirofilariasis)
	Blood
 		Tick-borne diseases
 		Other parasitic diseases of the blood
	Renal system
 		Urinary parasites
	Systemic or multiorganic
 		Leishmaniasis
 		Toxoplasmosis
 		Other diseases
	Cutaneous
 		Flea infestation: flea allergy dermatitis
 		Tick infestation
 		Allergic reactions to bites
 		Mange
 		Myiasis
	Ocular
		Ocular parasites
3. Diagnostic tests in parasitology
 		Stool analysis
 		Blood smear
 		Skin scrapings
 		Trichogram
 		Adhesive tape test
 		Flea comb
 		Analysis of otic exudate
4. Main zoonoses
 		Zoonoses from dogs
		Zoonoses from cats
5. Main parasites of exotic animals
 		Parasites of birds
 		Parasites of small rodents
 		Parasites of rabbits
 		Parasites of ferrets
 		Parasites of reptiles
6. Miscellaneous
		How to remove a tick
		Correct use of a pipette
		How to administer an oral antiparasitic
		How does an antiparasitic work? Presentations
		How do I know if my pet is parasitised?
		Basic hygiene measures
		Management recommendations
		Parasite control programmes
		How to remove fleas from the environment
		Avoid mosquito and sandfly bites

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Pet owner educational atlas. Parasites. Diagnosis, control and prevention

Pet owner educational atlas. Parasites. Diagnosis, control and prevention

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Authors: S.L., Grupo Asís
Release date: 2017
ISBN: 978-84-16818-71-6
Pages: 64
Binding:
Format: 22 x 28

Incluye e-book

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Pet owner educational atlas. Parasites. Diagnosis, control and prevention

Pet owner educational atlas. Parasites. Diagnosis, control and prevention

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Authors: S.L., Grupo Asís
Release date: 2017
ISBN: 978-84-16818-71-6
Pages: 64
Binding:
Format: 22 x 28

Incluye e-book

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