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Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals

By: Elizabeth S Williams (Editor), Ian K Barker (Editor)

558 pages, b/w photos, illustrations, maps, tables

Iowa State University Press

Hardback | Dec 2000 | Edition: 3 | #107885 | ISBN: 1840760052
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Hardback | Jan 2000 | Edition: 3 | #211941 | ISBN: 0813825563
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About this book

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals, Third Edition presents the latest information on the diagnosis and treatment of infectious disease in both free-ranging and captive wild mammals. Editors Elizabeth Williams and Ian Barker have recruited 71 contributors, all noted experts in their fields, to update this new edition.

This reference provides valuable information on each disease, including
- Etiology
- History
- Distribution
- Epidemiology
- Clinical signs
- Pathology
- Immunity
- Diagnosis
- Treatment
- Control

This latest edition is a leading reference book for
- Wildlife biologists, managers, and rehabilitators
- Biology students
- Conservationists
- Public health workers

"Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals will provide research workers, medical personnel, wildlife biologists and veterinarians with much needed authoritative information. This book can be strongly recommended not only to those listed above, but also to veterinary practitioners with an interest in conservation and natural history, or those who provide a service to rehabilitation centres and zoos."
- Veterinary Times


Contents

Preface

Part 1. Viral and Prion Diseases
1. Rabies (Charles E. Rupprecht, Klaus Stohr, and Courtney Meredith)
2. Morbilliviral Diseases
3. Bluetongue, Epizootic Hemorrhagic Disease, and Other Orbivirus-Related Diseases (Elizabeth W. Hoswerth, David E. Stalknecht, and Peter D. Kirkland)
4. Arbovirus Infections (Thomas M. Yuill and Charles Seymour)
5. Parcornavirus Infections (Gavin R. Thomson, Roy G. Bengis, and Corrie C. Brown)
6. Parvovirus Infections (Ian K. Barker and Colin R. Parrish)
7. Herpesvirus Infections
8. Poxvirus Infections (Anthony J. Robinson and Peter J. Kerr)
9. Adenovirus Diseases (Leslie W. Woods)
10. Retrovirus Infections (Michael Worley)
11. Papillomavirus Infections (John P. Sundberg, Marc Van Ranst, and A. Bennett Jensen)
12. Pestivirus Infections (Hana Van Campen, Kari Frolich, and Martin Hofmann)
13. Coronaviral Infections (James F. Evermann and David A. Benfield)
14. Rodent-borne Hemorrhagic Fever Viruses (James N. Mills and James E. Childs)
15. Orthomyxovirus and Paramyxovirus Infections (Hana Van Campen and Greg Early)
16. Calicivirus Infections (Cor Lenghaus, Michael J. Studdert, and Dolores Gavier-Widen)
17. Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (Elizabeth S. Williams, James K. Kirkwood, and Michael W. Miller)

Part 2. Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases
18. Tularemia (Torsten Morner and Edward Addison)
19. Plague and Yersiniosis (Peter W. Gasper and Rowena P. Watson)
20. Pasreurellosis (Michael W. Miller)
21. Mycobacterial Diseases
22. Brucellosis (E. Tom Thorne)
23. Anthrax (C. Cormack Gates, Brett Elkin, and Dan Dragon)
24. Diseases due to Mycoplasmas (Kevin Whithear)
25. Chlamydiosis of Koalas (Richard Whittington)
26. Lyme Borreliosis (Richard N. Brown and Elizabeth C. Burgess)
27. Order Rickettsiales
28. Miscellaneous Bacterial Infections
29. Mycotic Diseases (Kathy Burek)

Contributor
Index


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Biography

Elizabeth S. Williams, DVM, PhD, is a professor of veterinary sciences at the University of Wyoming. She has been specializing in the research of infectious diseases of wild animals since 1977. She also serves as a diagnostic pathologist.

Ian K. Barker, DVM, PhD, is professor of veterinary pathology in the Department of Pathobiology in the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph. His research focuses on infectious diseases of wild animals, and he is an expert in alimentary tract diseases.

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