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Mosby Ch 14 Parasitology

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Parasitology
study of organisms that live in or on another organism
endoparasite
parasite that lives within a host
ectoparasite
parasite that lives on the surface of their host
endoparasites (4types of)
protozoa, trematodes, nematodes, cestodes
ectoparasites (3types of)
fleas, ticks, mites (flies, lice/louse)
protozoa
single celled organisms (often found in watery environments) (classification)
trematodes
(classification of) flatworms (or flukes)
nematodes
(classification of) roundworms
cestodes
(classification of) tapeworms
ctenocephalides (canis & felis)
flea
dermacentor, ixodes
hard ticks
otobius megnini
spinose ear tick
sarcoptes scabiei
sarcoptic mange mites (itch mite)
demodex spp
follicle mange mite (Cigar shaped burrowing mite)
otodectes cynotis
ear mite
cheyletiella spp
walking dandruff mite
tapeworm egg (dog)
Dipylidium caninum
hookworm eggs (dog)
ancyclostoma caninum
roundworm eggs (dog)
Toxacara canis
Trichuris vulpis
whipworm eggs
Dirofilaria immitis
heartworm
ctenocephalides felis
cat flea
Dermacentor (variabilis, left),
Ixodes (scapularis, right)
hard ticks
Spinose Ear Tick
otobius megnini
sarcoptic mange mites (skin scraping)
sarcoptes scabiei
Demodectic mange mite (dog follicle mite, skin scraping)
Demodex canis
Ear mite (swab from external ear canal)
Otodectes cynotis
walking dandruff mite
Cheyletiella spp
tapeworm egg
Taenia spp.
roundworm eggs (cat)
Toxocara cati (eggs, large arrows)
roundworm eggs
Toxascaris spp
whipworm egg
Trichuris vulpis
Flea Preventatives
Advantage, Frontline, (topical) Comfortis (Program, Sentinel, oral)
consistency, color, odor, adult parasites, (presence of blood, mucus, foreign bodies)
Gross Examination
Microscopic Examination
(type of examination) detection of parasites, protozoa
Sugar, sodium chloride, sodium nitrate, (magnesium sulfate, zinc sulfate)
Fecal Float Solutions
Giardia
protozoa
Advantage, Frontline (topical) Comfortis (Program, Sentinel, oral)
flea preventatives
flatworms (or flukes classification)
trematodes
(classification of) roundworms
nematodes
(classification of) tapeworms
cestodes
Dipylidium caninum
tapeworm egg (dog)
ancyclostoma caninum
hookworm egg (dog)
Toxacara canis
Roundworm eggs (dog)
otobius megnini
spinose ear tick (soft tick)
Cheyletiella spp
walking dandruff mite
Demodex canis
dog follicle mite, skin scraping
cat flea
ctenocephalides felis
roundworm, hookworm
hookworm, whipworm, roundworm
hookworm
ancyclostoma caninum