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Parasitic Zoonoses

  • The epidemiology of each zoonotic disease is described alongside the strategies for prevention and control
  • All parasitic zoonoses have been classified and discussed based on etiological agents, transmission cycle, reservoir hosts and principal hosts
  • Parasitic zoonoses have also been discussed by classifying them as food borne, vector borne and occupational parasitic zoonoses
  • Coloured photographs and line diagrams have been used to depict the parasites, providing visual appeal?

By: Balbair Bagicha Singh Dhaliwal(Author), Prayag Dutt Juyal(Author)

156 pages, 63 colour & 2 b/w illustrations


Hardback | Aug 2013 | #231375 | ISBN-13: 9788132215509
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Parasitic Zoonoses emphasizes a veterinary and public health perspective of zoonotic parasites. Parasitic Zoonoses is suitable for higher undergraduate and graduate students of zoonoses and public health, veterinary parasitology, parasite epidemiology; public health workers; public health veterinarians; field veterinarians, medical professionals and all others interested in the subject. More than 15 protozoa and 50 other parasitic diseases are zoonotic in nature and all these diseases have been discussed in detail. The first chapter is concerned with classification of zoonotic parasites, food borne, vector borne and occupation related zoonotic parasites. The remaining chapters cover etiology, epidemiology, life cycle, transmission, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention and control of zoonotic parasites. The text is illustrated with a large number of coloured figures. An alphabetical bibliography for every disease has also been included so that readers have access to further information.


1. Introduction
2. Protozoonoses
3. Trematode zoonoses
4. Cestode Zoonoses
5. Nematode and Acanthocephaliasis zoonoses
6. Arthropod zoonoses

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Dr. Balbir Bagicha Singh Dhaliwal (Ph. D) is working as Assistant Professor (Veterinary Public Health) with Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University's School of Public Health & Zoonoses (Ludhiana, India). He is working in the field of Food Borne & Zoonotic Parasitology since last 13 years. He is recipient of Dr. V. S. Alwar memorial award (2004), The Flemish Vlaamse Interuniversitaire Raad - University Development Corporation (VLIR - UOS) grant (2007) and World Association for Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology Scholarship funding (2013).

Dr. P.D. Juyal served at RAU, Pusa (Bihar), GBPU&T, Pantnagar and PAU, Ludhiana and as Professor and Head Department of Veterinary Parasitology at Guru Angad Dev Veterinary & Animal Sciences University, Ludhiana (India). Presently, Dr. Juyal is working as Registrar, GADVASU, Ludhiana (India). He has published more than 189 research and extension papers and six practical manuals for UG students. He is recipient of Prof. B.V. Rao Gold Medal (1998) and Prof. V.S. Alwar Memorial Award (2004) for research publications in journals.

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