Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals

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Elizabeth S. Williams, Ian K. Barker
John Wiley & Sons, Feb 28, 2008 - Medical - 568 pages

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals, Third Edition presents the latest information on the diagnosis and treatment of infectious disease in both free-ranging and captive wild mammals. Editors Elizabeth Williams and Ian Barker have recruited 71 contributors, all noted experts in their fields, to update this new edition.

This reference provides valuable information on each disease, including

  • Etiology
  • History
  • Distribution
  • Epidemiology
  • Clinical signs
  • Pathology
  • Immunity
  • Diagnosis
  • Treatment
  • Control

This latest edition is a leading reference book for

  • Wildlife biologists, managers, and rehabilitators
  • Biology students
  • Conservationists
  • Public health workers
 

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Contents

Part 1 Viral and Prion Diseases
3
Part 2 Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases 303
303
Contributors
533

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About the author (2008)


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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