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Diseases of Wild Waterfowl

By: Gary A Wobeser

324 pages, Illus

Plenum

Hardback | Dec 1997 | Edition: 2 | #68054 | ISBN: 0306455900
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About this book

The only reference devoted to diseases of wild waterfowl, this edition has been completely revised to include several new viral agents and toxins.


Contents

Introduction. Viral Infections. Duck Plague. Avian Influenza, Newcastle Disease, and Other Paramyxoviruses. Other Viruses. Bacterial Infections. Avian Cholera. Other Bacteria, Mycoplasmas, and Chlamydiae. Fungal Infections. Fungal Diseases. Parasitic Infections. Hematozoan Parasites. Coccidia and Other Protrozoa. Metazoan Parasites. Toxicoses. Botulism. Lead and Other Metals. Pesticides, PCBs, and Related Chemicals. Other Toxic Substances. Miscellaneous Conditions. Miscellaneous Diseases. Investigative Techniques. Disease Investigaton. Necropsy and Sample Preservation Techniques. Appendix: Scientific Names of Birds. References. Index.

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