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Author Nielsen, Martin K., author

Title Handbook of equine parasite control / Martin K. Nielsen, Craig R. Reinemeyer
Edition Second edition
Published Hoboken, NJ : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2018
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Contents Intro; Title Page; Copyright Page; Contents; List of Contributors; Preface to the First Edition; Prefaceto the Second Edition; Acknowledgements; Section I Internal Parasites and Factors Affecting Their Transmission; Chapter 1 Biology and Life Cycles of Equine Parasites; Nematodes; Cestodes; Arthropods; Trematodes; References; Chapter 2 Pathology of Parasitism and Impact on Performance; Nematodes; Arthropods; General impact of parasitism; References; Chapter 3 Environmental Factors Affecting Parasite Transmission; Preparasitic development; Preparasitic persistence; Computer simulations
Fecal egg-count reduction test (FECRT)Selection of egg-counting technique; Guidelines for diagnosing resistance; Interpretation of FECRT; Egg reappearance periods; Definitions; How to generate ERP information; References; Chapter 11 Evaluating Historical Information; Who?; What?; When?; Where?; Why and How?; Other considerations; References; Chapter 12 Synopsis of Evidence-Based Parasite Control; Considering the evidence; Measuring drug efficacy; Basic treatment foundation; Farm strategies, adult horses; What is expected in the future?; Ten commandments; Clinical cases for self- assessment
Measures to limit translationConclusion; References; Chapter 7 Pharmaceutical Approaches to Parasite Control; Anthelmintic drug classes; Adverse reactions to anthelmintic therapy; Anthelmintic treatment regimens; References; Chapter 8 Anthelmintic Resistance; Benzimidazoles; Pyrimidines; Macrocyclic lactones; Other anthelmintics; Mechanisms of anthelmintic resistance; Parasite refugia; Drug rotation; References; Section III Diagnosis and Assessment of Parasitologic Information; Chapter 9 Diagnostic Techniques; Coprology; References; Chapter 10 Detection of Anthelmintic Resistance
Other parasitesConclusion; References; Chapter 4 Host Factors Affecting Parasite Transmission; Immunity; Concluding remarks; References; Chapter 5 Parasite Factors Affecting Parasite Transmission; Reproduction; Translation; Transmission; Propagation of life cycle stages; Persistence of adult parasites; Seasonality of reproduction; Adaptation to control efforts; References; Section II Principles of Equine Parasite Control; Chapter 6 Decreasing Parasite Transmission by Non-chemical Means; Definitions; Introduction; Measures to limit contamination; Measures to limit infectivity
Section IV Case HistoriesCase 1 Mystery Drug; History; Questions; Answers; Case 2 Pyrantel Efficacy Evaluation; History; Questions; Answers; Case 3 Egg Count Results from Yearlings; History; Questions; Answers; Case 4 Peritonitis and Parasites; History; Questions; Answers; Case 5 Confinement after Deworming; History; Questions; Answers; Case 6 Abdominal Distress in a Foal; History; Clinicalassessment; Laboratoryfindings; Questions; Answers; Case 7 Quarantining Advice; History; Questions; Answers; Case 8 Diarrhea and Colic; History; Clinicalassessment; Laboratoryfindings; Treatment; Questions
Notes Craig R. Reinemeyer's name appears first in the previous edition
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource; title from digital title page (viewed on May 31, 2018)
Subject Horse Diseases -- therapy
Parasitic Diseases, Animal -- prevention & control
Horses -- Diseases -- Treatment
Horses -- Parasites -- Control
Horses -- Diseases -- Treatment.
Horses -- Parasites -- Control.
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Animal Husbandry.
Form Electronic book
Author Reinemeyer, Craig Robert, 1952- author
LC no. 2018001338
ISBN 1119382807 (electronic book)
1119382815 (electronic book)
9781119382805 (electronic book)
9781119382812 (electronic book)