Molecular Detection of Animal Viral Pathogens
editore: CRC Press
Molecular Detection of Animal Viral Pathogens presents expert summaries on state-of-the-art diagnostic approaches for major animal viral pathogens, with a particular emphasis on identification and differentiation at the molecular level. Written by specialists in related research areas, each chapter provides a concise overview of an individual virus or group concerning its Classification Morphology Genome organization Epidemiology Clinical features Diagnosis Sample collection and preparation procedures Molecular detection protocols Each chapter also discusses future prospects or further research requirements for streamlining the identification and epidemiological tracking of the virus concerned. With broad coverage presented in a concise format, Molecular Detection of Animal Viral Pathogens is an essential reference for both beginning and experienced laboratory scientists as well as students of virology. It also offers an indispensable guide applicable to medical, veterinary, and industrial settings that are dependent on speedy turnarounds, extreme sensitivity, and exquisite specificity of virological testing for decision making and disease prevention.
Arthropod-Borne Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat
Michael J. Day
editore: CRC Press
Arthropod-borne Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat is an invaluable resource for information on the clinical presentation, pathogenesis, diagnosis and treatment of the major arthropod-borne diseases of dogs and cats. Also discussed is an array of diagnostic techniques routinely available to veterinarians presented with these diseases. Illustrated in colour throughout, the book incorporates photographs of clinical cases, haematology, cytology and gross and microscopic pathology, which help understand the diagnosis and treatment of these diseases. While its fundamental structure remains unchanged, this new edition adds a chapter on haemoplasma infections as well as a revised chapter on rare, and particularly viral, arthropod-borne diseases of dogs and cats. This new edition is fully updated to reflect the changes and geographical spread of the diseases covered. New for this edition is the inclusion of a series of clinical case studies providing relevant examples of the diseases discussed. In short, the book provides an accessible guide to arthropod-borne infectious disease for veterinarians both in practice and training. With the effects of climate change and increasing international pet travel, this book is a useful addition to every small animal practitioner's library.
MYCOBACTERIUM BOVIS AND OTHER PATHOGENIC MYCOBACTERIA
editore: Wiley & sons
Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat
Craig E. Greene
The definitive reference for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of small animal infections, "Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat, 4th Edition" delivers current, comprehensive information essential to the management of infectious diseases caused by viruses, rickettsiae, chlamydiae, mycoplasmas, bacteria, fungi, algae, protozoa, and unknown agents. Each section guides you through diagnostic testing for specific microorganisms, from sample collection to laboratory submission to interpretation of results, then details appropriate treatment measures and pharmacologic considerations for the various related infections. Full-color illustrations and hundreds of tables provide quick, convenient access to diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines, and thoroughly updated drug information helps you confidently administer appropriate dosages for the most effective treatment and prevention.
Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases and Parasitology
Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases and Parasitology, Second Edition takes a user-friendly alphabetical format to cover a wide spectrum of canine and feline infectious diseases and parasite-related disorders. Part of the popular Five-Minute Veterinary Consult series, it includes information on many specific organisms and diseases, from amebiasis and Ehrlichiosis to rabies and ticks. The text also provides extensive differential diagnostic lists, as well as information on drugs, dosages, toxicity, treatment options, diagnostic testing, immunization recommendations, and cytological appearance. The Second Edition presents three new chapters on canine influenza, sarcoptic mange, and staphylococcal pyoderma. Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases and Parasitology, Second Edition is an ideal quick reference for veterinary professionals and students.
Infectious Disease Management in Animal Shelters
Kate Hurley, Lila Miller
editore: Iowa State University Press
Infectious Disease Management in Animal Shelters is a comprehensive guide to preventing, managing, and treating disease outbreaks in shelters. Emphasizing strategies for the prevention of illness and mitigation of disease, this book provides detailed, practical information regarding fundamental principles of disease control and specific management of important diseases affecting dogs and cats in group living environments. Taking an in-depth, population health approach, the text presents information to aid in the fight against the most significant and costly health issues in shelter care facilities.