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Parasitic Diseases of Wild Mammals

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Edited By: W Samuel, MJ Pybus and AA Kocan

559 pages, B/w photos, figs, tabs, maps

Iowa State University Press

Hardback | Dec 2001 | Edition: 2 | #119897 | ISBN: 081382978X
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Hardback | Dec 2001 | Edition: 2 | #119539 | ISBN: 1840760095
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About this book

Extensive revision by 30 contributing authors detailing the latest advances in the recognition and detection of parasitic diseases in free-ranging and captive mammals, and addressing wildlife management and public health considerations. Also discusses possible emerging diseases and provides an important expanded section on protozoan parasites. Illustrations include photographs, photomicrographs and drawings, plus over 100 tables.


Contents

Ectoparasites: Lice; Biting flies; Blot flies and warble flies; Ticks; Sarcoptes scabiei and sarcoptic mange; Live flukes; Taeniasis/echinococcosis; gastrointestinal strongyles; Elaphostrongylin lungworms of cervids; Lungworms of marine mammals; Baylisascaris procyonis and related nematodes; Diseases caused by filaroid nematodes; Dioctophymatosis; Hepatic capillariasis; Trichinella and trichinosis; Protozoa: Enteric protozoan infections; Giardia and giardiasis; Cyclospora, eimeria, iospora and cryptosporidium; Opportunistically pathogenic free-living amoeba; Hepatozoon infection; Besnoitia spp; Toxoplasmosis and related infections.

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