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Oxford Textbook of Zoonoses Biology, Clinical Practice, and Public Health Control

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By: SR Palmer(Editor), Lord Soulsby(Editor), Paul Torgerson(Editor), David WG Brown(Editor)
904 pages, colour plates, 107 b/w photos, 94 b/w illustrations
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  • Oxford Textbook of Zoonoses ISBN: 9780198702115 Edition: 2 Paperback Sep 2013 Out of Print #207984
  • Oxford Textbook of Zoonoses ISBN: 9780198570028 Edition: 2 Hardback Jul 2011 Out of Print #204639
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Zoonoses are diseases naturally transmissible between vertebrate animals and man including those transmitted by direct contact with infected animals or carcases, by food or water contamination, and by inhalation of infected dust. They are increasingly important in public health issues. Divided into three sections along the lines of bacteriology, parasitology and virology, Oxford Textbook of Zoonoses comprehensively provides a systematic, cross disciplinary approach to the science and control of all zoonoses, written by international specialists in human and veterinary medicine.

Chapters cover the history of each disease, the scientific basis for the control of zoonoses, the microbiology of the causative agent, pathogenesis, clinical features, symptoms and signs, diagnosis, treatment and prognosis. The epidemiology of each disease is described alongside the strategies for prevention and control. Each of these chapters have been updated for the second edition, and Oxford Textbook of Zoonoses also includes new chapters on important public health topics such as interdisciplinary or policy issues as well as new chapters on emerging zoonoses such as SARS and other important emerging diseases and trends.


Part 1: Introduction
1: Stephen Palmer: The global challenge of zoonoses control
2: Stephen Palmer: Deliberate release of zoonotic agents
3: Morgan D., Lysons R. and Kirkbride H.: Veterinary and human health surveillance and risk analysis of zoonoses in the UK and Europe
4: Christine M. Budke, Hélène Carabin and Paul R. Torgerson: Health impact assessment and burden of zoonotic diseases
5: Lord Soulsby: Antimicrobial resistance: animal use of antibiotics

Part 2: Bacterial, Chlamydia, and Rickettsial Zoonoses
6: Les Ballie and Theresa Huwar: Anthrax
7: J. Zinsstag, E. Schelling, X. Solera, J.M. Blasco and I. Moriyón: Brucellosis
8: Mohamed A. Karmali and Jan M. Sargeant: Verocytotoxin-producing Escherichia coli (VTEC) infections
9: Sue O'Connell: Lyme borreliosis
10: Emmanouil Angelakis and Didier Raoult: Tick borne rickettsial diseases
11: Emmanouil Angelakis and Didier Raoult: Flea borne rickettsial diseases
12: Emmanouil Angelakis and Didier Raoult: Epidemic and murine typhus
13: Emmanouil Angelakis and Didier Raoult: Scrub typhus
14: J. McLauchlin: Listeriosis
15: Jakob Zinsstag, Borna Müller and Ivo Pavlik: Mycobacterioses
16: A. J. Lawson: Campylobacteriosis
17: Margaret Sillis and David Longbottom: Chlamydiosis
18: Thomas J Marrie: Q fever
19a: Aruni De Zoysa: Other bacterial diseases: Diseases caused by corynebacteria and related organisms
19b: Richard Birtles: Other bacterial diseases: Anaplasmosis, ehrlichiosis and neorickettsiosis
19c: Daniel R.H. Thomas: Other bacterial diseases: Pasteurellosis
19d: R.L. Salmon: Other bacterial diseases: Rat-bite fevers
19e: Marina Morgan: Other bacterial diseases: Streptococcosis
19f: Michel Drancourt: Other bacterial diseases: Cat-scratch disease
19g: Robert M. Smith: Other bacterial diseases: Erysipeloid
19h: Susan Dawson: Other bacterial diseases: Staphylococcal zoonosis
20: Robert M Smith and Wendy J. Zochowski: Leptospirosis
21: Michael Prentice: Yersiniosis and Plague
22: Sharon J. Peacock and David A. B. Dance: Glanders
23: E. J. Threlfall, J. Wain and C. Lane: Salmonellosis
24: Andrew Pearson: Tularaemia

Part 3: Viral Zoonoses
25: Colin R. Howard: Arenaviruses
26: R. Swanepoel and J.T. Paweska: Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever
27: Satu Kurkela and David W.G. Brown: Foot-and-mouth Disease, Vesicular Stomatitis, Newcastle Disease, and Swine Vesicular Disease
28: Antti Vaheri, James N. Mills, Christina F. Spiropoulou, and Brian Hjelle: Hantaviruses
29: David W. G. Brown: Herpes B virus (Cercopithecine Herpes 1)
30: I H. Brown, D. J. Alexander, N. Phin, and M. Zuckerman: Influenza
31: G. Lloyd: Marburg and Ebola viruses
32: E. A. Gould: Mosquito-borne arboviruses
33: Hugh W. Reid and Mark Dagleish: Poxviruses
34: James Hope: Prion-protein-related diseases of animals and man
35: A. C. Banyard and A. R. Fooks: Rabies and rabies-like viruses
36: R. Swanepoel and J.T. Paweska: Rift Valley fever
37: Patricia A. Nuttall: Tick-borne encephalitides
38: Thomas P. Monath and J. Erin Staples: Yellow fever
39: Merion Evans and Diana Bell: Severe acute respiratory syndrome (SARS)
40: Paul A. Rota and William J. Bellini: Zoonotic paramyxoviruses
41: X.J. Meng: Hepatitis E virus: Animal reservoirs and zoonotic risk

Part 4: Parasitic Zoonoses
42: W. Gibson: African trypanosomosis
43: C.J. Schofield: American trypanosomosis (Chagas disease)
44: Marina Gramiccia: The Leishmanioses
45: R.C.A. Thompson: Giardia infections
46: Aaron R. Jex, Rachel M. Chalmers, Huw V. Smith, Giovanni Widmer, Vincent McDonald and Robin B. Gasser: Cryptosporidiosis
47: J. P. Dubey: Toxoplasmosis, sarcocystosis, isosporosis, and cyclosporosis
48: F. E. G. Cox: Babesiosis and malaria
49: Louis M. Weiss: Microsporidiosis
50: Manoj K. Puthia and Kevin S. W. Tan: Blastocystosis
51: Ana Flisser, Philip S. Craig and Akira Ito: Cysticercosis and taeniosis: Taenia solium, Taenia saginata and Taenia asiatica
52: Sheelagh Lloyd: Other adult and larval cestodes
53: P. R. Torgerson, C. N. L. Macpherson and D. A. Vuitton: Cystic echinococcosis
54: J. Eckert, P. Deplazes and P. Kern: Alveolar echinococcosis (Echinococcus multilocularis) and neotropical forms of echinococcosis (Echinococcus vogeli and Echinococcus oligarthrus)
55: Hélène Carabin, Maria V. Johansen, Jennifer F. Friedman, Stephen T McGarvey, Henry Madsen and Steven Riley: Zoonotic schistosomiosis
56: Sheelagh Lloyd and Lord Soulsby: Other trematode infections
57: T.J. Nolan, T.B. Nutman and G.A. Schad: Strongyloidosis
58: Choosak Nithikathkul, Prasert Saichua, Louis Royal and John H. Cross: Capillariosis
59: Qiao-Ping Wang and Zhao-Rong Lun: Angiostrongylus cantonensis and human angiostrongylosis
60: Harman S. Paintal and Rajinder K. Chitkara: Zoonotic infections with filarial nematodes
61: Edoardo Pozio: Trichinellosis
62: Dwight D. Bowman: Zoonotic hookworm infections
63: Woon-Mok Sohn and Jong-Yil Chai: Anisakiosis (Anisakidosis)
64: Sheelagh Lloyd and Eric R. Morgan: Toxocarosis
65: T. J. Nolan: Trichostrongylidosis
66: K. E. Mounsey and S. F. Walton: Scabies and other mite infections
67: Heinz Mehlhorn: Flea infestations
68: Mahmoud N. Abo-Shehada: The Myiases
69: L. Joseph Wheat and Lynn Guptill: Histoplasmosis
70: B. Mignon and M. Monod: Zoonotic infections with dermatophyte fungi
71: Sheelagh Lloyd: Occasional, miscellaneous, and opportunistic parasites and fungi
72: Michael. Parkinson, John P. Dalton and Sandra M. O'Neill: Fasciolosis

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Professor Palmer is one of the UK's leading public health figures. He is the former Regional Epidemiologist for Wales and was appointed to the Mansel Talbot Chair in Epidemiology and Public Health at the former University of Wales College of Medicine in 1998. He has led field investigations of many zoonoses outbreaks and has published widely on communicable disease control. In addition to being Head of Department of Epidemiology, Statistics and Public Health at Cardiff University, in April 2003, he joined the new UK Health Protection Agency initially as the founding director of the Chemical Hazards and Poisons Division and Director of the HPA's, Local and Regional Services. Then he was Head of Profession for Epidemiology until June 2010. On 1st July 2010 Professor Palmer was been appointed Cardiff University's first Archie Cochrane Chair in Epidemiology and Public Heath.

Lord Soulsby was previously Professor of Animal Pathology at the University of Cambridge, UK from 1978 to 1993, and Professor of Parasitology at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA from 1964 to 1978.

Prior to his current position at the Institute of Parasitology of the University of Zurich, Paul Torgerson was a lecturer in Parasitology at the University College Dublin and a research fellow at Cambridge University. He holds a degree in veterinary medicine and a PhD in parasitology, both awarded by the University of Cambridge. He is also a diplomat of the European College of Veterinary Public health.

Out of Print
By: SR Palmer(Editor), Lord Soulsby(Editor), Paul Torgerson(Editor), David WG Brown(Editor)
904 pages, colour plates, 107 b/w photos, 94 b/w illustrations
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"In the 12 years or so since the first edition of this book there have been significant improvements in our understanding of zoonotic diseases and their importance as causes of human morbidity and mortality, and recognition of the potential for new diseases. This new edition recognises this and is an important addition to the veterinary library."
- The Veterinary Record

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