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Handbook of Equine Parasite Control
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Martin K. Nielsen Craig R. Reinemeyer
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Handbook of Equine Parasite Control

Martin K. Nielsen Craig R. Reinemeyer



Equine veterinary medicine;
Horses & ponies


248 pages

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Handbook of Equine Parasite Control, Second Edition offers a thorough revision to this practical manual of parasitology in the horse. Incorporating new information and diagnostic knowledge throughout, it adds five new sections, new information on computer simulation methods, and new maps to show the spread of anthelmintic resistance. The book also features 30 new high-quality figures and expanded information on parasite occurrence and epidemiology, new diagnostics, treatment strategies, clinical significance of infections, anthelmintic resistance, and environmental persistence.

This second edition of Handbook of Equine Parasite Control brings together all the details needed to appropriately manage parasites in equine patients and support discussions between horse owners and their veterinarians. It offers comprehensive coverage of internal parasites and factors affecting their transmission; principles of equine parasite control; and diagnosis and assessment of parasitologic information. Additionally, the book provides numerous new case histories, covering egg count results from yearlings, peritonitis and parasites, confinement and deworming, quarantine advice, abdominal distress in a foal, and more.

A clear and concise user-friendly guide to equine parasite control for veterinary practitioners and students Fully updated with new knowledge and diagnostic methods throughout Features brand new case studies Presents 30 new high-quality figures, including new life-cycle charts Provides maps to show the spread of anthelmintic resistance Handbook of Equine Parasite Control is an essential guide for equine practitioners, veterinary students, and veterinary technicians dealing with parasites in the horse.

By:   Martin K. Nielsen, Craig R. Reinemeyer
Imprint:   Wiley-Blackwell
Country of Publication:   United States
Edition:   2nd Edition
Dimensions:   Height: 257mm,  Width: 177mm,  Spine: 17mm
Weight:   658g
ISBN:   9781119382782
ISBN 10:   1119382785
Pages:   248
Publication Date:   June 2018
Audience:   Professional and scholarly ,  Undergraduate
Format:   Hardback
Publisher's Status:   Active

Preface to the First Edition ix Preface to the Second Edition xi Acknowledgements xiii Section I Internal Parasites and Factors Affecting Their Transmission 1 1 Biology and Life Cycles of Equine Parasites 3 2 Pathology of Parasitism and Impact on Performance 25 3 Environmental Factors Affecting Parasitic Transmission 45 4 Host Factors Affecting Parasite Transmission 55 5 Parasite Factors Affecting Transmission 61 Section II Principles of Equine Parasite Control 69 6 Decreasing Parasite Transmission by Non ]chemical Means 71 7 Pharmaceutical Approaches to Parasite Control 81 Section III Diagnosis and Assessment of Parasitologic Information 99 8 Anthelmintic Resistance 101 9 Diagnostic Techniques 113 10 Detection of Anthelmintic Resistance 141 11 Evaluating Historical Information 149 12 Synopsis of Evidence ]Based Parasite Control 155 Section IV Case Histories 163 Case 1: Mystery Drug 165 Case 2: Pyrantel Efficacy Evaluation 167 Case 3: Egg Count Results from Yearlings 169 Case 4: Peritonitis and Parasites 173 Case 5: Confinement after Deworming 177 Case 6: Abdominal Distress in a Foal 179 Case 7: Quarantining Advice 181 Case 8: Diarrhea and Colic 183 Case 9: Foal Diarrhea 187 Case 10: Oral Lesion 191 Case 11: Skin Lesion 193 Case 12: Legal Case 197 Case 13: Repeated Egg Counts 199 Case 14: Repeated Colic 201 Case 15: Ivermectin Efficacy 205 Case 16: Anthelmintic Treatments in Foals 207 Case 17: Ivermectin Egg Reappearance 209 Case 18: Name That Worm 211 Case 19: Parasite Control for Yearlings 213 Case 20: Reaction to Treatment 215 Case 21: Anthelmintic Toxicosis? 217 Case 22: Deworming Program Adjustment? 219 Glossary 221 Index

Martin K. Nielsen, DVM, PhD, DipACVM, is Associate Professor and Schlaikjer Professor in Equine Infectious Disease at the M.H. Gluck Equine Research Center in the Department of Veterinary Science at the University of Kentucky in Lexington, Kentucky, USA. Craig R. Reinemeyer, DVM, PhD, DipACVM, is a Founder and President of East Tennessee Clinical Research in Rockwood, Tennessee, USA.

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