Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals, Third Edition

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals, Third Edition

Editor(s): Elizabeth S. Williams, Ian K. Barker

Published Online: 25 FEB 2008

Print ISBN: 9780813825564

Online ISBN: 9780470344880

DOI: 10.1002/9780470344880

About this Book

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals, Third Edition presents the latest information on the diagnosis and treatment of infectious disease in both free-ranging and captive wild mammals. Editors Elizabeth Williams and Ian Barker have recruited 71 contributors, all noted experts in their fields, to update this new edition.

This reference provides valuable information on each disease, including

  • Etiology
  • History
  • Distribution
  • Epidemiology
  • Clinical signs
  • Pathology
  • Immunity
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Control

This latest edition is a leading reference book for

  • Wildlife biologists, managers, and rehabilitators
  • Biology students
  • Conservationists
  • Public health workers

Table of contents

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  1. Part I: Viral and Prion Diseases

    1. Chapter 1

      Rabies (pages 3–36)

      Charles E. Rupprecht, Klaus Stöhr and Courtney Meredith

    2. Chapter 2

      Morbilliviral Diseases (pages 37–76)

      Paul Rossiter, Elizabeth S. Williams, Linda Munson and Seamus Kennedy

    3. Chapter 5

      Picornavirus Infections (pages 119–130)

      Gavin R. Thomson, Roy G. Bengis and Corrie C. Brown

    4. Chapter 7

      Herpesvirus Infections (pages 147–178)

      Norval W. King, Werner P. Heuschele, Hugh W. Reid, David E. Stallknecht, Elizabeth W. Howerth, Laura K. Richman, Richard J. Montali, Monika Engels and Anthony E. Castro

    5. Chapter 11

      Papillomavirus Infections (pages 223–231)

      John P. Sundberg, Marc Van Ranst and A. Bennett Jenson

    6. Chapter 12

      Pestivirus Infections (pages 232–244)

      Hana Van Campen, Kai Frölich and Martin Hofmann

    7. Chapter 16

      Calicivirus Infections (pages 280–291)

      Cor Lenghaus, Michael J. Studdert and Dolores Gavier-Widén

    8. Chapter 17

      Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies (pages 292–301)

      Elizabeth S. Williams, James K. Kirkwood and Michael W. Miller

  2. Part II: Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases

    1. Chapter 18

      Tularemia (pages 303–312)

      Torsten Mörner and Edward Addison

    2. Chapter 21

      Mycobacterial Diseases (pages 340–371)

      Richard S. Clifton-Hadley, Carola M. Sauter-Louis, Ian W. Lugton, Ronald Jackson, Peter A. Durr, John W. Wilesmith and Elizabeth S. Williams

    3. Chapter 23

      Anthrax (pages 396–412)

      C. Cormack Gates, Brett Elkin and Dan Dragon

    4. Chapter 26

      Lyme Borreliosis (pages 435–454)

      Richard N. Brown and Elizabeth C. Burgess

    5. Chapter 27

      Order Rickettsiales (pages 455–486)

      William R. Davidson, Will L. Goff, Jacqueline E. Dawson, Sidney A. Ewing, Nancy D. Kock and William J. Foreyt

    6. Chapter 28

      Miscellaneous Bacterial Infections (pages 487–513)

      Gary Wobeser, Torsten Mörner, Fredrick A. Leighton and Thijs Kuiken

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