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Diseases of Swine

Edited By: J Zimmerman, L Karriker, A Ramirez, K Schwartz and G Stevenson
1008 pages, illustrations
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
Diseases of Swine
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First published in 1958, "Diseases of Swine", Tenth Edition is a fully revised and updated version of this classic reference. Now published in association with the American Association of Swine Veterinarians, the Tenth Edition adds new knowledge throughout in a reorganized format to provide more intuitive access to information. With chapters written by more than 150 of the foremost experts in the field, "Diseases of Swine" remains the premier source of comprehensive information on swine production, health, and management for swine health specialists of all disciplines and at any level of expertise, including veterinarians, researchers, and students.

Featuring a new content organization designed for improved navigability, the Tenth Edition adds chapters on the cardiovascular system, diagnostic tests and test performance, food safety and zoonotic diseases, show and pet pigs, and the most current information on both long-recognized and emerging pathogens. "Diseases of Swine", Tenth Edition is an indispensable resource for anyone interested in swine health.


List of Tables viii
Contributing Authors xiii
Editors' Note xxiii

1 Herd Evaluation 5
2 Differential Diagnosis of Diseases 18
3 Behavior and Welfare 32
4 Longevity in Breeding Animals 50
5 Effect of the Environment on Health 60
6 Optimizing Diagnostic Value and Sample Collection 67
7 Diagnostic Tests, Test Performance, and Considerations for Interpretation 77
8 Analysis and Use of Diagnostic Data 94
9 Drug Pharmacology, Therapy, and Prophylaxis 106
10 Anesthesia and Surgical Procedures in Swine 119
11 Disease Transmission and Biosecurity 141
12 Preharvest Food Safety,
13 Special Considerations for Show and Pet Pigs 179

14 Cardiovascular and Hematopoietic Systems 189
15 Digestive System 199
16 Immune System 227
17 Integumentary System: Skin, Hoof, and Claw 251
18 Mammary System 270
19 Nervous and Locomotor Systems 294
20 Diseases of the Reproductive System 329
21 Respiratory System 348
22 Urinary System 363

23 Overview of Viruses 383
24 Porcine Adenoviruses 392
25 African Swine Fever Virus 396
26 Porcine Circoviruses 405
27 Porcine Anelloviruses 418
28 Herpesviruses 421
29 Porcine Parvovirus 447
30 Swinepox Virus 456
31 Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (Porcine Arterivirus) 461
32 Porcine Astroviruses 487
33 Bunyaviruses 490
34 Porcine Caliciviruses 493
35 Coronaviruses 501
36 Filovirus 525
37 Flaviviruses 528
38 Pestiviruses 538
39 Hepatitis E Virus 554
40 Influenza Virus 557
41 Paramyxoviruses 572
42 Picornaviruses 587
43 Reoviruses (Rotaviruses and Reoviruses) 621
44 Retroviruses 635
45 Rhabdoviruses 639
46 Togaviruses 644

47 Overview of Bacteria 649
48 Actinobacillosis 653
49 Bordetellosis 670
50 Brachyspiral Colitis 680
51 Brucellosis 697
52 Clostridiosis 709
53 Colibacillosis 723
54 Erysipelas 750
55 Glasser's Disease 760
56 Leptospirosis 770
57 Mycoplasmosis 779
58 Pasteurellosis 798
59 Proliferative Enteropathy 811
60 Salmonellosis 821
61 Staphylococcosis 834
62 Streptococcosis 841
63 Tuberculosis 856
64 Miscellaneous Bacterial Infections 866

65 External Parasites 885
66 Coccidia and Other Protozoa 895
67 Internal Parasites: Helminths 908

68 Nutrient Deficiencies and Excesses 923
69 Mycotoxins in Grains and Feeds 938
70 Toxic Minerals, Chemicals, Plants, and Gases 953

Index 968

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Jeffrey J. Zimmerman, DVM, PhD, DACVPM, is Professor of Disease Ecology in the Department of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.

Locke Karriker, DVM, MS, DACVPM, is Associate Professor of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine and Director of the Swine Medicine Education Center at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.

Alejandro Ramirez, DVM, MPH, PhD, DACVPM, is Assistant Professor of Veterinary Diagnostic and Production Animal Medicine at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.

Kent J. Schwartz, DVM, MS, is Veterinary Diagnostician at the Iowa State University Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory in Ames, Iowa.

Gregory W Stevenson, DVM, PhD, DACVP, is Professor of Veterinary Pathology and Senior Diagnostic Veterinary Pathologist at Iowa State University in Ames, Iowa.

Edited By: J Zimmerman, L Karriker, A Ramirez, K Schwartz and G Stevenson
1008 pages, illustrations
Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell
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