Module 10: Veterinary Ectoparasites

Module Objectives

  1. Group common veterinary parasites as insects or arachnids

  2. Describe the pathognomonic features of common lice, ticks, mites, and fleas

  3. Differentiate between soft and hard ticks using morphology features

  4. Differentiate between chewing and sucking louse using morphology features 

  5. Correctly identify the common veterinary mites and ticks to the level of species (when asked)

  6. Recall 2 diseases the 4 common ticks in the USA transmit

 

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