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In recent years there has been growing international focus on the importance of emerging and re-emerging arthropod-borne diseases in both human and veterinary medicine. Increasingly these diseases are being diagnosed and treated in veterinary practice.
In this book the authors first discuss the overall significance of this group of diseases, plus arthropod biology and immunology, and current laboratory diagnostic methods, followed by individual chapters on each disease entity, grouped by causative organism (protozoan, bacterial, viral). Each chapter covers background etiology and epidemiology, including the role of wildlife species and zoonotic effects, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment. The book is illustrated throughout in color and contains photographs of clinical cases, hematology, cytology and gross and microscopic pathology.
In short, the book provides an accessible guide to arthropod-borne infectious disease for veterinarians in practice and training.
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In recent years there has been an increased international focus on the importance of arthropod-borne diseases in both human and veterinary medicine. Increasingly these diseases are being diagnosed and treated in veterinary practice. At present there is no single reference source that draws together information on these diseases for the practising veterinarian or veterinary student. This book aims to provide an accessible, practical and user friendly guide to arthropod-borne diseases. The book is referenced, illustrated throughout in colour and contains photographs of clinical cases, haematology, cytology and gross and microscopic pathology.
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The authors have gathered top-notch specialists to cover some of the topics... not only should you get this book, you must read it carefully
―The Veterinary Times
This beautifully illustrated and comprehensive book should be in every practice library.
―The Veterinary Record
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Book Description Manson Publishing, Limited. Condition: New. pp. 128. Seller Inventory # 5283249