Practical Parasitology

Practical Parasitology
Heartworm Infection in Ferrets

Leonie Kondert, DVM Joerg Mayer, DVM, MS, DABVP, DACZM University of Georgia Because of their friendly and playful character, ferrets are commonly kept as pets in the United States. Ferrets (Mustela putorius furo) belong to the family Mustelidae. The genus Mustela includes weasels, the European mink, the American mink, ferrets, and South American weasels. Ferrets …

Practical Parasitology
Common Questions that Veterinarians Ask Parasitology Experts

Veterinarians in practice often have numerous questions about how to address the parasites affecting their patients. To answer these questions, they often rely on the advice of experts. This series is intended to address parasite problems that veterinarians must manage in everyday practice. To initiate the series, I have compiled a short list of common questions that I receive from veterinarians in the practice trenches. Hopefully, my answers can address some questions before you have to ask them…

Parasitology Expertise From the NCVP:
American Association of Veterinary Parasitologists:
Highlights from the 60th Annual Meeting

Brian H. Herrin, DVM, and Susan E. Little, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM (Parasitology) Oklahoma State University The Parasitology Expertise from the NCVP column is brought to you in partnership between the National Center for Veterinary Parasitology (ncvetp.org) and Today’s Veterinary Practice. The mission of the NCVP is to further the discipline of parasitology by bringing …

Parasitology Expertise from the NCVP: Canine Tick-Borne Diseases

Lindsay A. Starkey, DVM, PhD, and Susan E. Little, DVM, PhD, Diplomate ACVM (Parasitology) Oklahoma State University The Parasitology Expertise from the NCVP column is brought to you in partnership between the National Center for Veterinary Parasitology (ncvetp.org) and Today’s Veterinary Practice. The mission of the NCVP is to further the discipline of parasitology by …

CAPC Parasite Protocols For Your Practice:
Canine Arthropods: Mites & Ticks
Recommendations from the Companion Animal Parasite Council

R. William Stich, MS, PhD, University of Missouri I. Craig Prior, BVSc, CVJ, Murphy Road Animal Hospital, Nashville, Tennessee The mission of the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) is to foster animal and human health, while preserving the human–animal bond, through recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and control of parasitic infections. For more information, …

CAPC Parasite Protocols
Feline Arthropods

Lindsay Starkey, DVM, Oklahoma State University, and Jay Stewart, DVM, Aumsville Animal Clinic, Aumsville, Oregon The mission of the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) is to foster animal and human health, while preserving the human—animal bond, through recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and control of parasitic infections. For more information, including detailed parasite control …

CAPC Parasite Protocols
Canine Arthropods: Class Insecta

William Stich, BAS, MS, PhD & I. Craig Prior, BVSc, CVJ The mission of the Companion Animal Parasite Council (CAPC) is to foster animal and human health, while preserving the human—animal bond, through recommendations for the diagnosis, treatment, prevention, and control of parasitic infections. For more information, including detailed parasite control recommendations, please visit capcvet.org. With approximately …

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