Poultry Diseases

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Elsevier Health Sciences, 2008 - Medical - 611 pages
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Now in its sixth edition, Poultry Diseases is once again fully revised with the addition of vital new material. It remains the standard reference work on health and disease for those involved in the poultry industry, government and veterinary education. Following a familiar structure, readers of the sixth edition gain concise but major reviews on current knowledge of general and disease-specific topics discussed over 45 (5 new) chapters in seven sections. With a large international team of contributors led by an authoritative editor team and a Foreword by Professor Frank Jordan, Poultry Diseases is an invaluable resource for the practicing veterinarian, poultry inspector, agricultural manager or veterinary student.

  • Covers common and rarer diseases found in all species of poultry (including chickens, ducks,
    turkeys, game birds and guinea-fowl).
  • Each chapter outside the General Overview section identifies clearly Epidemiology, Clinical
    Signs and Differential Diagnosis, Pathogenesis, Treatment and Control. Systems chapters
    discuss disorders of selected body systems in detail, leading to differential diagnosis of the
    specific disorder
  • Comprehensive Appendices of Useful Data, Glossary of Terms, and Lists of diseases specific to
    Turkeys and Ducks (cross-referenced to the disease organisms in the main text)
  • Worldwide coverage from a recognized international team of editors and contributors


  • 5 new chapters and major chapter revisions on biosecurity in poultry management; avian
    influenza; legislation and poultry welfare
  • New contributors and 2 new prominent editors make up a 4 strong editorial team
  • Two color format with over 60 2-colour illustrations highlights key information
  • Viral chapters now include information on zoonoses
 

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Now in its sixth edition, Poultry Diseases is once again fully revised with the addition of vital new material. It remains the standard reference work on health and disease for those involved in the poultry industry, government and veterinary education. Following a familiar structure, readers of the sixth edition gain concise but major reviews on current knowledge of general and disease-specific topics discussed over 45 (5 new) chapters in seven sections. With a large international team of contributors led by an authoritative editor team and a Foreword by Professor Frank Jordan, Poultry Diseases is an invaluable resource for the practicing veterinarian, poultry inspector, agricultural manager or veterinary student. Covers common and rarer diseases found in all species of poultry (including chickens, ducks, turkeys, game birds and guinea-fowl). Each chapter outside the General Overview section identifies clearly Epidemiology, Clinical Signs and Differential Diagnosis, Pathogenesis, Treatment and Control. Systems chapters discuss disorders of selected body systems in detail, leading to differential diagnosis of the specific disorder Comprehensive Appendices of Useful Data, Glossary of Terms, and Lists of diseases specific to Turkeys and Ducks (cross-referenced to the disease organisms in the main text) Worldwide coverage from a recognized international team of editors and contributors 5 new chapters and major chapter revisions on biosecurity in poultry management; avian influenza; legislation and poultry welfare New contributors and 2 new prominent editors make up a 4 strong editorial team Two color format with over 60 2-colour illustrations highlights key information Viral chapters now include information on zoonoses
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Contents

Section 2 Bacterial diseases
109
Section 3 Viral diseases
257
Section 4 Fungal diseases
427
Section 5 Parasitic diseases
443
Section 6 Diseases of body systems
469
Section 7 Other diseases poisons and toxins
491
Some useful data
571
Index
587
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The Society for American Baseball Research was founded in 1971 to foster understanding and study of the game. SABR now has over 6,000 members, researching every aspect of the game, including history, statistics, strategy, equipment, physiology, physics, records, and much more.

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