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By Heinz Mehlhorn

This textbook specializes in an important parasites affecting canines, cats, ruminants, horses, pigs, rabbits, rodents, birds, fishes, reptiles and bees. for every parasite, the e-book bargains a concise precis together with its distribution, epidemiology, lifecycle, morphology, medical manifestations, prognosis, prophylaxis and healing measures. a variety of informative tables and greater than 500 colour micrographs and schemes current an important points of the parasites, their caused ailments and the newest details on appropriate prevention and keep an eye on measures. a hundred questions on the finish of the booklet provide readers the opportunity to check their comprehension. The e-book is easily perfect as either a textbook and a reference consultant for veterinarians, scholars of the veterinary and existence sciences, veterinarian nurses, laboratory employees, and puppy and cattle owners.

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Treatment of animals should be done when coming back from bird expositions. – Repeated disinfection of water vessels. – Cleaning procedures inside the stables at regular intervals. 8. Incubation period: 1–4 days. 9. Prepatent period: 1–4 days. 10. Patency: Years, eventually lifelong. If infection breaks down or disappears due to treatment, reinfection is possible since immunity lasts only for a few weeks. 11. Therapy: Doves: (a) Do not remove the diphtheroid layers in the throat (danger of severe bleedings).

Further Reading Benchimol M et al (2016) The fungal metabolite gliotoxin inhibits proteasome proteolytic activity and induces an irreversible pseudocystic transformation and cell death in Tritrichomonas foetus. Parasitol Res (in press). Frey CF et al (2009) Intestinal Trichomonas foetus infection in cats. Parasitol Res 104:783–788. Marming K (2010) Update on the diagnosis and management of Tritrichomonas foetus infections in cats. Top Comp Anim Med 25:145–148. Michi A et al (2016) A review of sexually transmitted bovine trichomoniasis.

Name: Greek: thrix ¼ tiny hair; monas ¼ living organism, individual. Latin: gallina ¼ chicken; columba ¼ dove; tetra ¼ four. 2. Geographic distribution/epidemiology: Worldwide. 3. g. Germany), 60–100 % of untreated chickens in stables are infected with different species of flagellates. The most important parasites belong to two species: (a) Trichomonas gallinae (syn. T. columbae) parasitizes at the mucous layer of the upper region of the intestinal tract of birds such as doves, chickens, raptor birds, parrots, sparrows, seagulls, etc.

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