Summary: Now in full color and spiral bound, the 3rd edition of this outstanding resource features clear and concise discussions of the most commonly encountered internal and external parasites. It offers step-by step guidelines for gathering samples and performing lab procedures. Comprehensive terminology coverage familiarizes readers with the language of parasitology for effective communication with clients and other members of the veterinary team. Chapters are organized by ...show more parasite group protozoans, trematodes, cestodes, nematodes, acanthocephalans, arthropods, leeches, and pentastomes and include a detailed description of the group, with special emphasis on morphology, life cycle, and uniquely important parasites of the group. Species covered in this text include dogs and cats, ruminants, horses, swine, birds, rabbits, laboratory animals, and fish. Also features a chapter on zoonoses that discusses public health concerns related to various kinds of parasites.