Parasites are a major issue affecting animal health, welfare, and economic productivity. This book, designed to help you study anywhere, with any amount of time, provides 555 questions to test your knowledge.
- Covers the most highly important and the most neglected parasites in a concise manner;
- Questions on parasite biology, epidemiology, diagnostics and management, all in relation to animal health;
- Formats include multiple choice, true or false, fill in the blanks, and more, with explanatory answers provided to aid further revision and study.
A self-test resource for veterinary and animal science students that is also of interest to medical students interested in parasitology or zoonoses, this book provides a convenient, useful, and current source of information for anyone interested in learning, revising and assessing their knowledge in parasitology.
1: Multiple Choice Questions
2: Matching Questions
3: Fill-In-The-Blank Questions
4: True or False Questions
5: Image-Based Questions
Hany Elsheikha is an Associate Professor of Veterinary Parasitology at the School of Veterinary Medicine and Science, University of Nottingham. He earned his PhD in Molecular and Evolutionary Parasitology from Michigan State University, where he studied the genetic population structure of the protozoan Sarcocystis neurona, the agent of equine protozoal myeloencephalitis in the Americas. In 2005, he was awarded the National Center for Infectious Diseases (NCID), Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Postdoctoral Fellowship. He is the author of more than 250 research and professional articles on parasite pathobiology and control. Hany is the author of one US patent and three textbooks. Also, he is a diplomate of the European Veterinary Parasitology College (EVPC), a member of the European Scientific Counsel of Companion Animal Parasites (ESCCAP) UK & Ireland, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Public Health (RSPH) and a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA). From 2014 to 2015, Hany was the inaugural Specialty Chief Editor of Parasitology in the journal Frontiers in Veterinary Science. He serves on the Editorial Board of five peer-reviewed journals and as Reviewer of several journals and national and international funding agencies. Since 2007 he has been at the University of Nottingham, where he established the veterinary parasitology curriculum from its inception. Hany is also a veterinarian by training; he obtained a first-class degree with distinction in Veterinary Sciences and MSc in Veterinary Parasitology from Cairo University. His research focuses on host-parasite interaction and anti-parasitic drug discovery.
Xing-Quan Zhu is with Lanzhou Veterinary Research Institute, Chinese Academy of Agricultural Sciences, China.