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Virus Infections of Carnivores

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Series: Virus Infections of Vertebrates Volume: 1

Edited By: MJ Appel

500 pages, Bw plates, figs, tabs


Hardback | Dec 1987 | #84516 | ISBN: 0444427090
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This volume presents information on virus infections of all carnivores. The subdivisions have been adjusted towards specialty groups that are interested in a certain species or clusters. They include dogs, cats, non-domestic carnivores (wildlife and zoo animals), ranch animals (ferrets and mink), and pinnipeds (seals and sea lions). Within the subdivisions, chapters are arranged for the different viruses that cause disease. After a brief discussion of the infectious agent, the epizootiology, pathogenesis, disease signs, pathology, immune reaction, laboratory diagnosis, prophylaxis and control are discussed. An attempt is made to include the significant references for further information if needed. This book will be of interest to veterinarians and veterinary students as well as to non-veterinarians who produce, raise, study or employ carnivores.


Virus Infections of Dogs. Herpesviridae. Canine Herpesvirus (M. Appel). Pseudorabies Virus (Aujeszky's Disease) (M. Pensaert, L. Maes). Adenoviridae. Canine Adenovirus Type 1 (Infectious Hepatitis Virus) (M. Appel). Canine Adenovirus Type 2 (Infectious Laryngotracheitis Virus) (M. Appel). Papovaviridae. Canine Papillomavirus (M. Appel). Parvoviridae. Canine Parvovirus Type 1 (Minute Virus of Canines) (L.E. Carmichael). Canine Parvovirus Type 2 (M. Appel, C.R. Parrish). Reoviridae. Reovirus (M. Appel). Canine Rotavirus (M. Appel). Togaviridae and Flaviviridae. Togavirus and Flavivirus (L.N. Binn). Coronaviridae. Canine Coronavirus (M. Appel).Paramyxoviridae. Canine Parainfluenzavirus (M. Appel, L.N. Binn). Canine Distemper Virus (M. Appel). Orthomyxoviridae. Influenza Viruses (M. Appel). Rhabdoviridae. Rabies Virus (G.M. Baer, A.I. Wandeler). Bunyaviridae. Bunyaviruses (L.N. Binn). Picornaviridae. Picornavirus (M. Appel). Caliciviridae. Canine Calicivirus (M. Appel). Canine Infections Tracheobronchitis. Short Review: Kennel Cough (M. Appel, L.N. Binn). Virus Infections of Cats. Poxviridae. Poxviruses (R.M. Gaskell et al.). Feline Herpesvirus Type 1 (Feline Rhinotracheitis Virus) (N.C. Pedersen). Feline Herpesvirus Type 2 (M.C. Horzinek). Pseudorabies Virus (Aujeszky's Disease) (L. Maes, M. Pensaert). Feline Panleukopenia Virus (N.C. Pedersen). Reovirus (N.C. Pedersen). Feline Rotavirus (N.C. Pedersen). Feline Enteric Coronavirus (N.C. Pedersen). Feline Infectious Peritonitis Virus (N.C. Pedersen). Rabies Virus (T.O. Bunn). Retroviridae. Feline Leukemia Virus (N.C. Pedersen). Feline Sarcoma Virus (N.C. Pedersen). Feline Syncytium-Forming Virus (N.C. Pedersen). Feline T-lymphotropic Lentivirus (M.C. Horzinek). Feline Calicivirus (N.C. Pedersen). Virus Infections of Minks and Ferrets. Mink Virus Enteritis (R.C. Pearson, J.R. Gorham). Aleutian Disease Virus (R.C. Pearson, J.R. Gorham). Canine Distemper Virus (R.C. Pearson, J.R. Gorham). Transmissible Mink Encephalopathy (R.C. Pearson, J.R. Gorham). Virus Infections of Non-domestic Carnivores. Preface (R.J. Montali et al.). Poxviruses (C.R. Bartz, R.J. Montali). Feline Herpesvirus Type 1 (C.R. Bartz, R.J. Montali). Pseudorabies Virus (S.J. Grate et al.). Canine Adenovirus Type 1 (S.J. Grate et al.). Papilloma virus (C.R. Bartz, R.J. Montali). Parvoviruses (R.J. Montali et al.). Canine Coronavirus (C.R. Bartz, R.J. Montali). Feline Coronavirus (M. Worley). Canine Distemper Virus (R.J. Montali et al.). Influenza Virus (C.R. Bartz, R.J. Montali). Rabies Virus (A.I. Wandeler). Encephalomyocarditis Virus (C.R. Bartz, R.J. Montali). Canine and Feline Calicivirus (C.R. Bartz, R.J. Montali). Virus Infections of Pinnipeds. Seal Poxvirus (A.W. Smith). California Sea Lion Adenovirus (A.W. Smith). Influenza Virus in Seals (A.W. Smith). Rabies Virus in Seals (A.W. Smith). San Miguel Sea Lion Virus (A.W. Smith). Index.

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