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Parasitic diseases of wild birds

Author: Carter T Atkinson; Nancy J Thomas; D Bruce Hunter
Publisher: Ames, Iowa : Wiley-Blackwell, 2008.
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"Parasitic Diseases of Wild Birds provides thorough coverage of major parasite groups affecting wild bird species. Broken into four sections covering protozoa, helminths, leeches, and arthropod parasites, this volume provides reviews of the history, disease, epizootiology, pathology, and population impacts caused by parasitic disease. Taking a unique approach that focuses on the effects of the parasites on the host,  Read more...
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Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Carter T Atkinson; Nancy J Thomas; D Bruce Hunter
ISBN: 9780813820811 0813820812
OCLC Number: 228114886
Description: xi, 595 pages : illustrations, maps ; 27 cm
Contents: Parasitism : costs and effects / Gary A. Wobeser --
Haemoproteus / Carter T. Atkinson --
Avian malaria / Carter T. Atkinson --
Leucocytozoonosis / Donald J. Forrester and Ellis C. Greiner --
Isospora, Atoxoplasma, and Sarcocystis / Ellis C. Greiner --
Trichomonosis / Donald J. Forrester and Garry W. Foster --
Histomonas / William R. Davidson --
Eimeria / Michael J. Yabsley --
Disseminated visceral coccidiosis in cranes / Marilyn G. Spalding, James W. Carpenter, and Meliton N. Novilla --
Cryptosporidium / David S. Lindsay and Byron L. Blagburn --
Toxoplasma / J.P. Dubey --
Trematodes / Jane E. Huffman --
Schistosomes / Jane E. Huffman and Bernard Fried --
Cestodes / J. Daniel McLaughlin --
Acanthocephala / Dennis J. Richardson and Brent B. Nickol --
Eustrongylidosis / Marilyn G. Spalding and Donald J. Forrester --
Trichostrongylus / Daniel M. Tompkins --
Dispharynx, Echinuria, and Streptocara / Ramon A. Carreno --
Tracheal worms / M.A. Fernando and John R. Barta --
Amidostomum and Epomidiostomum / Alan M. Fedynich and Nancy J. Thomas --
Tetrameridosis / John M. Kinsella and Donald J. Forrester --
Avioserpensosis / John M. Kinsella --
Heterakis and Ascaridia / Alan M. Fedynich --
Ascaridoid nematodes : Contracaecum, Porrocaecum, and Baylisascaris / Hans-Peter Fagerholm and Robin M. Overstreet --
Diplotriaena, Serratospiculum, and Serratospiculoides / Mauritz C. Sterner III and Rebecca A. Cole --
Filaroid nematodes / Cheryl M. Bartlett --
Capillarid nematodes / Michael J. Yabsley --
Leech parasites of birds / Ronald W. Davies, Fredric R. Govedich, and William E. Moser --
Phthiraptera, the chewing lice / Dale H. Clayton, Richard J. Adams, and Sarah E. Bush --
Acariasis / Danny B. Pence --
Black flies (Diptera: simuliidae) / Douglas C. Currie and D. Bruce Hunter --
Myiasis in wild birds / Susan E. Little.
Responsibility: edited by Carter T. Atkinson, Nancy J. Thomas, D. Bruce Hunter.
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Parasitic Diseases of Wild Birds provides thorough coverage of major parasite groups affecting wild bird species. Broken into four sections covering protozoa, heminths, leeches, and arthropod  Read more...

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"This is an excellent text that contains a tremendous amount of information useful for both wildlife biologists and veterinarians." - Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, June 2009 Read more...

 
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