Zoonotic Tuberculosis: Mycobacterium bovis and Other Pathogenic Mycobacteria, Third Edition

Zoonotic Tuberculosis: Mycobacterium bovis and Other Pathogenic Mycobacteria, Third Edition

Editor(s): Charles O. Thoen, James H. Steele, John B. Kaneene

Published Online: 14 FEB 2014 09:41PM EST

Print ISBN: 9781118474297

Online ISBN: 9781118474310

DOI: 10.1002/9781118474310

About this Book

Zoonotic Tuberculosis: Mycobacterium bovis and Other Pathogenic Mycobacteria, Third Edition is a comprehensive review of the state of the art in the control and elimination of infections caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex in animals and humans. This update to the most complete and current reference available on Mycobacterium bovis includes new coverage of the latest molecular techniques; more information on human infection and One Health; updates to the information on the International Union Against Tuberculosis and Lung Disease (IUATLD), the World Health Organization (WHO), Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), and the United States Department of Agriculture's (USDA) National Tuberculosis Eradication Program; and coverage of additional African countries. The Third Edition upholds the book's reputation as a truly global resource on M. bovis.

Written by an international list of tuberculosis experts, chapters cover the status of tuberculosis in many regions throughout the world and deal with issues related to the detection, spread, and control of Mycobacterium bovis, as well as the economic impact of outbreaks. Zoonotic Tuberculosis: Mycobacterium bovis and Other Pathogenic Mycobacteria offers valuable information for public health officials, medical doctors, state and federal regulatory veterinarians, veterinary practitioners, and animal caretakers.

Table of contents

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    2. Chapter 1

      Tuberculosis in animals and humans (pages 3–7)

      Charles O. Thoen, Philip A. LoBue and Donald A. Enarson

    3. Chapter 4

      Mycobacterium bovis infection in humans and animals with an emphasis on countries in Central and South America (pages 35–49)

      Isabel N. de Kantor, Pedro M. Torres, Eliana Roxo, Alfredo Garin, Luis A. Paredes Noack, María D. Sequeira, María Susana Imaz, Nora Morcillo and María Alice da Silva Telles

    4. Chapter 21

      Bovine tuberculosis eradication in the United States (pages 235–251)

      Alecia Larew Naugle, Mark Schoenbaum, C. William Hench, Owen L. Henderson and Jack Shere

    5. Chapter 22

      The occurrence of M. bovis cases in U.S. cattle, 2001–2011 (pages 253–261)

      Katie Portacci, Jason Lombard, Mark Schoenbaum, Kathleen Orloski and Mark Camacho

    6. Chapter 26

      Bovine tuberculosis eradication program in Mexico (pages 291–308)

      Alejandro Perera Ortiz, José Alfredo Gutiérrez-Reyes, Estela Flores Velázquez, Guillermo Agustín Reyes Escalona and Eli Tonatiuh Selva Hernández

    7. Chapter 31

      Tuberculosis eradication in Italy (pages 357–368)

      Laura Chiavacci, Alessandro Dondo, Maria Goria, Giuliana Moda, Luigi Ruocco, Patrizia Vignetta and Simona Zoppi

    8. Chapter 33

      Zoonotic tuberculosis in nonhuman primates (pages 383–397)

      Pat A. Frost, Paul P. Calle, Hilton Klein and Charles O. Thoen

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