By: D Wise and GR Carter
304 pages, Illus
Emphasizing practical applications, this sixth edition provides the information on various facets of the microbial pathogens of animals. This book includes an introduction to the basic characteristics of bacteria and fungi, their implications for antimicrobial therapy, and descriptions of the major classes of pathogenic bacteria and fungi.
Preface I. INTRODUCTORY BACTERIOLOGY 1. Morphology and Classification of Bacteria and Archaea 2. Bacterial Nutrition and Growth 3. Bacterial Metabolism 4. Microbial Molecular Genetics 5. Genetic Transfer, Recombination and Genetic Engineering 6. Sources and Transmission of Infectious Agents 7. Host Parasite Relationships 8. Antimicrobial Chemotherapy 9. Sterilization and Disinfection 10. Diagnostic Veterinary Bacteriology and Mycology: An Overview II. BACTERIA 11. Rickettsialles 12. Bartonella and Brucella 13. Burkholderia, Bordetella and Taylorella 14. Francisella and Coxiella 15. Pseudomonas and Moraxella 16. Enterobacteriaceae I 17. Enterobacteriaceae II: Salmonella and Yersinia 18. Actinobacillus and Haemophilus 19. Pasteurella and Mannheimia 20. Lawsonia, Arcobacter, Campylobacter, and Helicobacter 21. Clostridium 22. Mycoplasmas 23. Erysipelothrix and Bacillus 24. Streptococcus 25. Listeria 26. Staphylococcus 27. Actinobaculum, Actinomyces and Arcanobacterium 28. Dermatophilus and Corynebacterium 29. Mycobacterium 30. Nocardia and Rhodococcus 31. Chlamydia 32. Borrelia, Treponema, Brachyspira and Leptospira 33. Non-spore-forming Anaerobic Bacteria 34. Miscellaneous Potential Pathogens III FUNGI 35. Introductory Mycology 36. Dermatophytosis 37. Infections Caused by Yeasts and Yeast-Like Fungi 38. Subcutaneous and Inoculation Mycoses 39. Respiratory and Systemic Mycoses Cummulative Glossary Index
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