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Veterinary Microbiology and Microbial Disease

Author: P. J. Quinn

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 175

Microbiology is one of the core subjects for veterinary students,and since its first publication in 2002, Veterinary Microbiologyand Microbial Disease has become an essential text for students ofveterinary medicine. Fully revised and expanded, this new editionupdates the subject for pre-clinical and clinical veterinarystudents in a comprehensive manner. Individual sections deal withbacteriology, mycology and virology. Written by an academic teamwith many years of teaching experience, the book provides concisedescriptions of groups of microorganisms and the diseases whichthey cause. Microbial pathogens are discussed in separate chapterswhich provide information on the more important features of eachmicroorganism and its role in the pathogenesis of diseases ofanimals. The international and public health significance of thesepathogens are reviewed comprehensively. The final section isconcerned with the host and is organized according to the bodysystem affected. Tables, boxes and flow diagrams provide information in an easilyassimilated format. This edition contains new chapters on moleculardiagnostics and on infectious conditions of the skin,cardiovascular system, urinary tract and musculoskeletal system.Many new colour diagrams are incorporated into this edition andeach chapter has been updated. Key features of this edition: Twelve new chapters included Numerous new illustrations Each chapter has been updated Completely re-designed in full colour Fulfils the needs of veterinary students and academics inveterinary microbiology Companion website with figures from the book as Powerpoints forviewing or downloading by chapter: ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/quinn/veterinarymicrobiology"www.wiley.com/go/quinn/veterinarymicrobiology/a Veterinary Microbiology and Microbial Disease remainsindispensable for all those studying and teaching this essentialcomponent of the veterinary curriculum.
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Veterinary Microbiology

Author: D. Scott McVey

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 648

View: 900

Veterinary Microbiology, Third Edition is a comprehensivereference on the bacterial, fungal, and viral pathogenic agentsthat cause animal disease. Now in full color with improved imagesthroughout, the new edition has been thoroughly updated to reflectinformation from current research and diagnostic and clinicalpublications. Key changes include a review of microbial cellstructure and function and increased emphasis on the key points ofpathogenesis and host responses to infection. Organized into four sections, the Third Edition begins with anupdated and expanded introductory section on infectious diseasepathogenesis, diagnosis and clinical management. The second sectioncovers bacterial and fungal pathogens, and the third sectiondescribes viral diseases and viruses. The final sectionpresents a systematic approach of describing infection and diseaseof animals. Equally useful for beginning veterinary students andseasoned practitioners, Veterinary Microbiology offers athorough introduction and reference text for veterinary infectiousdisease.
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Clinical Veterinary Microbiology

Author: Bryan Markey

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 656

View: 393

This beautifully illustrated, comprehensive reference provides concise information on the materials and methods of bacteriology, mycology, and virology. The book covers the collection, isolation, and culture of diagnostic specimens, with detailed notes on the biochemical, serological and other tests currently used to identify and distinguish between microbial pathogens. The new edition sets out to provide the most up-to-date account of all the clinically and economically important pathogens, including Bovine Spongiform Encephalomyeltis, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, E-coli, and Salmonella. The clear, accessible format, together with the complete revision of the content, makes this a valuable resource. High quality full colour photography - Essential for accurate diagnosis Fully revised pathogenicity sections taking into account the major discoveries/incidences of the last 3-5 years Reclassification of viruses, including changes to nomenclature Appendices of Infectious Diseases - Fast access to vital information Unique and practical inclusion of virology, bacteriology and mycology in one text Greatly expanded chapter on viruses More on PRIONS (including BSE) Reclassification of viruses - many changes to nomenclature Fully revised pathogenicity sections Revised/complete coverage of E coli 0157 Revised Systems section Complete update of Infectious Diseases coverage in the appendices
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Concise Review of Veterinary Microbiology

Author: P. J. Quinn

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 160

View: 678

From the authors of the successful textbook Veterinary Microbiology and Microbial Disease comes an accompanying revision guide. Containing just the essential information that students need to pass their exams, this book covers eack microbiology topic in a double page spread. Key facts are combined with clear and informative line drawings and tables to make remembering easy.
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Veterinary Microbiology

Author: J. Glenn Songer

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 448

View: 947

Containing the latest information on pathogenesis and diagnosis, Veterinary Microbiology addresses both specific, defined problems, as well as trends in host/parasite interaction. This book is a complete reference on microbial biology, diseases, diagnosis, prevention, and control. It also provides a foundation of knowledge on pathogens and how they interact with hosts. Contains a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of bacterial and fungal agents that cause animal disease, including recently identified organisms as well as the pathogenesis of emerging diseases. Features more than 100 full-color illustrations to visually reinforce key concepts. The book is logically organized for ease of use and quick reference in the clinical setting. Addresses diseases that can affect animal productivity, both for individual animals as well as herd health. Discusses the implications of various organisms in biological warfare and bioterrorism.
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Veterinary Microbiology

Author: J. Glenn Songer

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 434

View: 734

Containing the latest information on pathogenesis and diagnosis, Veterinary Microbiology addresses both specific, defined problems, as well as trends in host/parasite interaction. This book is a complete reference on microbial biology, diseases, diagnosis, prevention, and control. It also provides a foundation of knowledge on pathogens and how they interact with hosts. Contains a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of bacterial and fungal agents that cause animal disease, including recently identified organisms as well as the pathogenesis of emerging diseases. Features more than 100 full-color illustrations to visually reinforce key concepts. The book is logically organized for ease of use and quick reference in the clinical setting. Addresses diseases that can affect animal productivity, both for individual animals as well as herd health. Discusses the implications of various organisms in biological warfare and bioterrorism.
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Equine Dermatology - E-Book

Author: Danny W. Scott

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 552

View: 381

Diagnose, treat, and manage equine skin disorders with the most comprehensive reference available! With 900 full-color photos, Equine Dermatology covers skin diseases ranging from those that merely annoy the horse to others that interfere with the horse's ability to function in riding, working, or show. Thorough coverage includes essential basics and practical diagnostic methods, therapies, and specific abnormalities and defects. The book describes the structure and function of the skin, and discusses disorders including bacterial, fungal, parasitic, viral, protozoal, allergic, immune-mediated, endocrine, metabolic, and nutritional diseases. It also covers congenital and hereditary defects, pigmentation abnormalities, keratinization defects, environmental skin diseases, and skin tumors. Written by renowned equine dermatologists Danny Scott and Bill Miller, this all-inclusive resource covers the latest dermatologic topics and the newest therapies. Current, comprehensive coverage includes every known equine dermatosis. An emphasis on differential diagnosis includes key differentials and breed predilections for each disease, especially helpful when you have only a specimen and an incomplete history to work with. A consistent format makes it easy to locate information on each skin disorder, including a clinical description, its cause and pathogenesis, clinical features, clinical management, diagnosis, treatment, and any zoonotic aspects. Expert authors Danny W. Scott, DVM, and William H. Miller, Jr., VMD, offer years of knowledge, experience, and their vast image collections. Diagnostic tables in each chapter provide a quick reference for identifying lesions and disorders. An extensive list of references at the end of each chapter includes recommendations for further reading. New coverage of dermatologic conditions includes the latest topics and emerging disorders such as chronic progressive lymphedema, herpesvirus-2-associated dermatitis, salmonella-associated dermatoses, and nodular auricular chondropathy. Updated Diagnostic Methods chapter covers multiple methods of developing a differential diagnosis list based on breed, lesion type, patterns, and location. A focus on common clinical problems highlights the conditions most likely to be seen in practice. Almost 1,000 full-color photos of skin disorders make it easy to distinguish clinical characteristics and variations of normal and abnormal for accurate diagnosis and therapy.
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Veterinary Microbiology

Author: Dwight C. Hirsh

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 536

View: 818

The most recent revision of this comprehensive text covers the bacterial, fungal, and viral pathogenic agents that are significant causes of animal disease. The focus includes pathogenic mechanisms and processes in infectious diseases; methods of diagnosis; and principles of resistance, prevention, and therapy. Veterinary Microbiology, Second Edition is now organized in four sections according to the most appropriate methods of instruction. Section 1 deals with the general characteristics of the host– parasite relationship, laboratory diagnosis of conditions involving an infectious etiology, antimicrobial treatment, and prevention of infectious disease. Sections 2 (bacteria and fungi) and 3 (viruses) present the infectious agents that affect the veterinary species. The chapters dealing with the bacterial agents are grouped mainly by morphology, and their gram-staining characteristics. The fungal agents are grouped mainly by morphologic characteristics (yeast, mold). The viruses are grouped along taxonomic grounds. Section 4, an enhancement new to this edition, deals with the infectious agents in the context of the host. This section is organized by organ system. Each organ system is discussed first as a microbial habitat, followed by discussion of those infectious agents that mainly affect that particular system. In addition to serving as a resource for veterinary students, Veterinary Microbiology, Second Edition also serves as a convenient reference for veterinarians and veterinary scientists whose main line of activity and expertise is outside the areas of microbiology.
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Veterinary Embryology

Author: T. A. McGeady

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN:

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 481

Veterinary Embryology, 2nd Edition, has been updated to reflect the many changes that have developed in the field; the text has been fully revised and expanded and is now in full colour and many pedagogical features and a companion website have been developed. A new edition of this highly successful student textbook, updated to reflect the latest developments in the field of embryology, with the inclusion of four new chapters Written by a team of authors with extensive experience of teaching this subject Short concise chapters on key topics describe complex concepts in a user-friendly way Additional tables, flow diagrams and numerous hand-drawn illustrations support the concepts presented in the text