Veterinary Microbiology

Author: D. Scott McVey,Melissa Kennedy,M. M. Chengappa

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 0470959495

Category: Medical

Page: 648

View: 4357

Veterinary Microbiology Veterinary Microbiology, Third Edition is a comprehensive reference on the bacterial, fungal, and viral pathogenic agents that cause animal disease. Now in full color with improved images throughout, the new edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect information from current research and diagnostic and clinical publications. Key changes include a review of microbial cell structure and function and increased emphasis on the key points of pathogenesis and host responses to infection. Organized into four sections, the third edition begins with an updated and expanded introductory section on infectious disease pathogenesis, diagnosis, and clinical management. The second section covers bacterial and fungal pathogens, and the third section describes viral diseases and viruses. The final section presents a systematic approach of describing infection and disease of animals. Equally useful for beginning veterinary students and seasoned practitioners, Veterinary Microbiology offers a thorough introduction and reference text for veterinary infectious disease. KEY FEATURES Provides a broad overview of veterinary microbiology and infectious disease Now in full color with improved images throughout Fully updated to incorporate current research Offers a brief review of microbial cell structure and function with an increased emphasis on pathogenesis Takes a comparative approach to describing both differences and similarities of diseases across many affected species Includes access to a companion website offering the review questions, answers, and figures for download in PowerPoint at www.wiley.com/go/mcvey/microbiology

Veterinary Microbiology and Microbial Disease

Author: P. J. Quinn,B. K. Markey,F. C. Leonard,P. Hartigan,S. Fanning,E. S. Fitzpatrick

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118251164

Category: Medical

Page: 400

View: 4071

Microbiology is one of the core subjects for veterinary students, and since its first publication in 2002, Veterinary Microbiology and Microbial Disease has become an essential text for students of veterinary medicine. Fully revised and expanded, this new edition updates the subject for pre-clinical and clinical veterinary students in a comprehensive manner. Individual sections deal with bacteriology, mycology and virology. Written by an academic team with many years of teaching experience, the book provides concise descriptions of groups of microorganisms and the diseases which they cause. Microbial pathogens are discussed in separate chapters which provide information on the more important features of each microorganism and its role in the pathogenesis of diseases of animals. The international and public health significance of these pathogens are reviewed comprehensively. The final section is concerned with the host and is organized according to the body system affected. Tables, boxes and flow diagrams provide information in an easily assimilated format. This edition contains new chapters on molecular diagnostics and on infectious conditions of the skin, cardiovascular system, urinary tract and musculoskeletal system. Many new colour diagrams are incorporated into this edition and each 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 in veterinary microbiology Companion website with figures from the book as Powerpoints for viewing or downloading by chapter: www.wiley.com/go/quinn/veterinarymicrobiology Veterinary Microbiology and Microbial Disease remains indispensable for all those studying and teaching this essential component of the veterinary curriculum.

Clinical Veterinary Microbiology

Author: Bryan Markey,Finola Leonard,Marie Archambault,Ann Cullinane,Dores Maguire

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 0702055883

Category: Medical

Page: 656

View: 3952

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

Veterinary Microbiology

Author: Dwight C. Hirsh,N. James MacLachlan,Richard L. Walker

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780813803791

Category: Medical

Page: 536

View: 7105

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.

Essentials of Veterinary Microbiology

Author: Gordon R. Carter,M. M. Chengappa

Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins

ISBN: 9780683014730

Category: Science

Page: 394

View: 5392

Intended for veterinarians, this book covers all major aspects of veterinary microbiology. It aims to give typical morphologic and descriptive information on bacteria, fungi and viruses which have to be understood by students.

Concise Review of Veterinary Microbiology

Author: P. J. Quinn,B. K. Markey,F. C. Leonard,E. S. Fitzpatrick,S. Fanning

Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

ISBN: 1118802691

Category: Medical

Page: 208

View: 4274

Updated to reflect the latest developments in the field, Concise Review of Veterinary Microbiology, 2nd Edition, presents essential information on veterinary microbiology for students and those requiring a refresher on key topics relating to microbial diseases in animals. Morphological, cultural and other descriptive features of pathogenic microorganisms are described, together with their habitats and aetiological roles in disease production in animals and, where appropriate, in the human population. Key features: • There are five sections covering bacteriology, mycology, virology, biosecurity and other aspects of infectious diseases • Provides concise, yet comprehensive information on pathogenic microorganisms of importance in veterinary medicine, the diseases which they cause, their diagnosis and control • The 79 short chapters in this book include 13 new chapters on antibacterial resistance, structure and function of the immune system, antifungal chemotherapy, antiviral chemotherapy, principles of biosecurity and a number of topics related to the control and prevention of infectious diseases • This latest edition uses updated nomenclature and includes detailed diagrams now in full colour, and comprehensive tables

Textbook of Veterinary Microbiology

Author: S. Sharma,S. Adlakha

Publisher: Vikas Publishing House Pvt Ltd

ISBN: 9788125900399

Category: Veterinary microbiology

Page: 418

View: 6425

Veterinary Microbiology

Bacterial and Fungal Agents of Animal Disease

Author: J. Glenn Songer,Songer,Karen W. Post

Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences

ISBN: 1416065016

Category: Medical

Page: 448

View: 1790

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.

Veterinary microbiology

molecular and clinical perspectives

Author: R. Pandey

Publisher: S Karger Ag

ISBN: 9783805540674

Category: Medical

Page: 220

View: 1871

Veterinary microbiology

Author: Kanak Chandra Mahanta

Publisher: Asia Publishing House

ISBN: N.A

Category: Medical

Page: 271

View: 1228

Veterinary Microbiology

Bacterial and Fungal Agents of Animal Disease

Author: J. Glenn Songer,Karen W. Post

Publisher: W B Saunders Company

ISBN: 9780721687179

Category: Medical

Page: 434

View: 9743

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.

Veterinary Microbiology and Immunology

Author: Dwight C Hirsh,Yuan C Zee

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 9780865425439

Category: Medical

Page: 496

View: 9818

Veterinary Microbiology (Second Edition) is an introduction to microbiology and some aspects of immunology and infectious disease tailored specifically for veterinary students. It reviews basic microbiology and considers the applied aspects of antibiotic usage, vaccines, and diagnostic procedures.

Essentials of Veterinary Bacteriology and Mycology

Author: G. R. Carter,Darla J. Wise

Publisher: Wiley-Blackwell

ISBN: 9780813811796

Category: Medical

Page: 290

View: 8293

The sixth edition of the popular Essentials of Veterinary Bacteriology and Mycology provides the latest information on all facets of the microbial pathogens of animals and everything required for an introductory course in veterinary bacteriology and mycology. This book includes the basic characteristics of bacteria and fungi with two chapters on molecular biology and genetics and their applications. Handy glossaries are at the end of most chapters to aid comprehension. Essentials of Veterinary Bacteriology and Mycology also deals with microbial pathogens of animals and the diseases they cause. Pathogenic bacteria are discussed in the order in which they occur in the latest molecular genetic (Bergey's Manual of Systematic Bacteriology) classification. This book is the foremost text in veterinary microbiology and continues to fill an important niche in veterinary education

Fenner's Veterinary Virology

Author: N. James Maclachlan,Edward J Dubovi

Publisher: Academic Press

ISBN: 9780123751591

Category: Medical

Page: 534

View: 3211

Fenner's Veterinary, Virology, Fourth Edition, is the long awaited new edition of Veterinary Virology, 3e, which was published in 1999. Fully revised and updated by the new author team, part I presents the fundamental principles of virology related to animal infection and disease, and part II addresses the clinical features, pathogenesis, diagnosis, epidemiology and prevention of individual diseases. New to this Edition New author team - one main author to ensure that the book reads like an authored book but with the benefit of using experts to contribute to specific topics Text has been refocused - part I has been condensed and where appropriate incorporated into part II to make it more user friendly The number of figures have been increased and are now in full color Fully revised and updated to include the latest information in the field of veterinary virology Beautifully illustrated color figures throughout Organized and current information provided by an expert team of authors