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Emerging Diseases of Animals

Edited By: Corrie Brown and Colin A Bolin


Hardback | Nov 2000 | #118802 | ISBN: 1555812015
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While it is widely recognised that diseases in humans are emerging at an unprecedented rate, an often overlooked phenomenon is that the same issue is present in animal populations, where new diseases are occurring at an even faster rate than in humans. This important volume provides an in-depth review of various emerging diseases in animals and highlights the importance of veterinary medicine in the control of emerging diseases. it discusses the need for an awareness of emerging diseases in animals in preparation for emerging diseases in humans and offers an understanding of the serious negative consequences of animal diseases on human populations, including zoonotic potential, ecological impact, and compromising of the food chain.


Overview of Emerging Diseases in Animals Classification of Animal Pathogens into a Biosafety Matrix Biological Terrorism in Agriculture Xenotransplantation New Viruses from Fruit Bats Affecting Horses, Pigs and Humans Understanding the Ecological and Epidemiology of Avian Influenza Viruses: Implications for Zoonotic Potential Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies Brucellosis in Terrestrial Wildlife and Marine Mammals Leptospirosis Enterhemorrhagic Escherichia coli in the Ruminant Host The Global Epidemiology of Multiresistant Salmonella enterica Serovar Typhimurium DT104 Bartonellosis Plague Re-emergence of Tuberculosis in Animals in the United States

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