Flynn's Parasites of Laboratory Animals, Second Edition by David G. Baker

By David G. Baker

Ready below the auspices of the yank university of Laboratory Animal medication, this moment variation has been completely up-to-date and revised to enhance software and clarity. The publication is now equipped by way of vertebrate host species, with parasites offered phylogenetically inside chapters. extra highlights of this variation contain introductory chapters on smooth diagnostic innovations and parasite biology, and a brand new appendix contains a whole drug formulary. The well-presented and generally illustrated quantity addresses all elements of laboratory animal parasites. considered as the main complete and authoritative paintings to be had at the subject, this publication is an important reference for veterinary parasitologists, clinicians, scholars and laboratory animal scientists.Content:
Chapter 1 assortment, maintenance, and Diagnostic equipment (pages 1–13): Pat H. Smith, Seklau E. Wiles, John B. Malone and Cliff M. Monahan
Chapter 2 Biology of the Protozoa (pages 15–25): David S. Lindsay and Christine A. Sundermann
Chapter three Biology of Trematodes and Leeches (pages 27–35): David G. Baker
Chapter four Biology of the Cestodes (pages 37–42): Akira Ito and David G. Baker
Chapter five Biology of Nematodes and Acanthocephalans (pages 43–49): David G. Baker
Chapter 6 Biology of Arthropods (pages 51–68): Ronnie L. Byford and Maurice E. Craig
Chapter 7 Parasites of Fishes (pages 69–116): Michael L. Kent and John W. Fournie
Chapter eight Parasites of Amphibians (pages 117–175): Mark A. Mitchell
Chapter nine Parasites of Reptiles (pages 177–216): Mark A. Mitchell
Chapter 10 Parasites of Birds (pages 217–301): Teresa Y. Morishita and Jordan C. Schaul
Chapter eleven Parasites of Rats and Mice (pages 303–397): David G. Baker
Chapter 12 Parasites of Hamsters (pages 399–412): F. Claire Hankenson and Gerald L. Van Hoosier
Chapter thirteen Parasites of Gerbils (pages 413–420): James D. Wilkerson and Diana M. Palila Berger
Chapter 14 Parasites of Guinea Pigs (pages 421–449): Lora R. Ballweber and John E. Harkness
Chapter 15 Parasites of Rabbits (pages 451–499): Trenton R. Schoeb, Samuel C. Cartner, Robert A. Baker and Lauretta W. Gerrity
Chapter sixteen Parasites of Ferrets (pages 501–508): Mary Patterson and James G. Fox
Chapter 17 Parasites of canine (pages 509–577): Dwight D. Bowman
Chapter 18 Parasites of Cats (pages 579–615): Dwight D. Bowman
Chapter 19 Parasites of Swine (pages 617–640): T. Bonner Stewart
Chapter 20 Parasites of Sheep and Goats (pages 641–691): Thomas M. Craig
Chapter 21 Parasites of Non?human Primates (pages 693–743): Frank Cogswell

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3). The apical complex is used for host cell penetration. Rhoptries, micronemes, and dense granules contain complex mixtures of proteins that, upon exocytosis, interact with host cell membranes during host cell invasion21. Rhoptries are osmiophilic, electron-dense, club-shaped structures originating in the conoidal end of sporozoites and merozoites. They usually are anteriorly positioned in the parasite and lay between the nucleus and conoid. In only a few instances have these structures been found in the posterior portion of the parasite.

Note the undulating membrane (arrow). , Dientamoeba spp. and amastigotes of kinetoplastid flagellates)10. Flagella, although usually longer, are structurally similar to cilia in that they contain a 9 ϩ 2 arrangement of microtubules. Most flagellates move by beating flagella in an undulating, whip-like, ATP-dependent manner. In some species, the flagellum is modified to form an “undulating membrane” such that an expanded membrane connects the flagellum to the cell surface. The result is a cell that appears to have a ruffled or curled area on one edge.

Baker, DVM, MS, PhD, DACLAM INTRODUCTION 37 CESTODE TAXONOMY 37 BASIC CESTODE ANATOMY 37 THE PSEUDOPHYLLIDEA Morphology General Life Cycle 38 38 38 INTRODUCTION THE CYCLOPHYLLIDEA Morphology General Life Cycle MURINE MODELS OF HUMAN CESTODE INFECTIONS 38 38 39 41 REFERENCES 41 been described, cestodes occurring in laboratory animals belong to two orders: Pseudophyllidea and Cyclophyllidea. Members of these two orders differ morphologically in all developmental stages, from egg to adult tapeworm.

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