Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals

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Elizabeth S Williams, Ian K. Barker
Wiley, Apr 18, 2001 - Medical - 576 pages
The previous edition of this book was an important resource and an inspiration to a generation of wildlife biologists and veterinarians. The book has now been thoroughly updated by the editors in collaboration with 68 international contributors, all of whom are noted experts in their respective areas.

Coverage includes the etiology, history, distribution, epidemiology, pathology, immunity, diagnoses, treatment and control of infectious diseases of both free-ranging and captive wild mammals. Reflecting the latest research findings, the text is illustrated with photographs and photomicrographs, and is fully referenced.

The book will be of interest to professionals and students in biology and veterinary medicine, and professionals in animal and public health.

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About the author (2001)

Elizabeth S. Williams, DVM, PhD, is a professor of veterinary sciences at the University of Wyoming. She has been specializing in the research of infectious diseases of wild animals since 1977. She also serves as a diagnostic pathologist.

Ian K. Barker, DVM, PhD, is professor of veterinary pathology in the Department of Pathobiology in the Ontario Veterinary College at the University of Guelph. His research focuses on infectious diseases of wild animals, and he is an expert in alimentary tract diseases.

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