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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.
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.