The NC State Veterinary Medicine Veterinary Parasitology faculty provides instruction, mentoring, diagnostics, consultation, and original discovery for veterinary students; veterinary clients; professional colleagues; industry and commodity groups; state, regional, national agencies, and international agencies. The Faculty, directly provides the Population Health and Pathobiology department with a broad range of coverage needed for teaching, service, and research regarding helminth, protozoan, and arthropod parasites and also provides diagnostic and parasite identification services to the Veterinary Hospital, CVM Faculty and staff, state agencies and local veterinarians.
Research efforts include:
- Pathogenesis, treatment, and control of the feline flagellate Tritrichomonas foetus.
- Pathogenesis and diagnosis of Babesiosis in dogs.
- Studies of helminth parasites of various wildlife hosts.
- Anthelmintic resistant in equine strongyles.