Antimicrobial Therapy in Veterinary Medicine / Edition 4

Antimicrobial Therapy in Veterinary Medicine / Edition 4

by S. Giguere
     
 

ISBN-10: 0813806569

ISBN-13: 9780813806563

Pub. Date: 02/28/2007

Publisher: Wiley

Antimicrobial Therapy in Veterinary Medicine, Fourth Edition, has been restructured, completely updated, and considerably expanded beyond previous versions. Now divided into four sections, highlights of this edition include new chapters on pharmocokinetic-pharmacodynamic relationships of antimicrobial agents, prophylactic use of antimicrobial agents, antimicrobial

Overview

Antimicrobial Therapy in Veterinary Medicine, Fourth Edition, has been restructured, completely updated, and considerably expanded beyond previous versions. Now divided into four sections, highlights of this edition include new chapters on pharmocokinetic-pharmacodynamic relationships of antimicrobial agents, prophylactic use of antimicrobial agents, antimicrobial chemotherapy for the neutropenic patient, prudent use of antimicrobial agents, and antimicrobial therapy in New World camelids. The Fourth Edition includes coverage of the most recent antimicrobial agents developed for use in human or veterinary medicine.

Chapters on regulation, growth promotion uses, and antimicrobial drug residues are fully revised to reflect extensive re-examination in many countries of the use of antimicrobial agents as growth promoters or in the prevention of disease in animals. Veterinarians, specialists, and students alike will find this book to be an indispensable reference on the general principles, special considerations, and clinical applications of virtually all types of antimicrobials used in veterinary medicine. New edition of most comprehensive antimicrobial therapy text available in veterinary medicine, Restructured, completely updated, and considerably expanded beyond previous editions, New and revised chapters reflect the latest research, development, and regulations, Written by international team of experts, including five editors and 31 contributing authors.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780813806563
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
02/28/2007
Edition description:
Revised
Pages:
626
Product dimensions:
7.30(w) x 10.30(h) x 1.41(d)

Table of Contents


Contributors     xi
Preface     xv
Important Notice     xvi
Abbreviations     xvii
General Principles of Antimicrobial Therapy
Antimicrobial Drug Action and Interaction: An Introduction   S. Giguere     3
Antimicrobial Susceptibility Testing Methods and Interpretation of Results   R.D. Walker     11
Antimicrobial Resistance and Its Epidemiology   P. Boerlin   D.G. White     27
Principles of Antimicrobial Drug Bioavailability and Disposition   J.D. Baggot     45
The Pharmacokinetic-Pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) Relationship of Antimicrobial Agents   M. Martinez   P.L. Toutain   R.D. Walker     81
Principles of Antimicrobial Drug Selection and Use   R.D. Walker   S. Giguere     107
Classes of Antimicrobial Agents
Beta-lactam Antibiotics: Penam Penicillins   J.F. Prescott     121
Beta-lactam Antibiotics: Cephalosporins   J.F. Prescott     139
Other Beta-lactam Antibiotics: Beta-lactamase Inhibitors, Carbapenems, and Monobactams   J.F. Prescott     159
Peptide Antibiotics: Polymyxins, Glycopeptides, and Bacitracin   P.M. Dowling     171
Lincosamides, Pleuromutilins, and Streptogramins   S. Giguere     179
Macrolides, Azalides, and Ketolides   S. Giguere     191
Aminoglycosides   P.M. Dowling     207
Tetracyclines and Glycylcyclines   S. Giguere     231
Chloramphenicol, Thiamphenicol, and Florfenicol   P.M. Dowling     241
Sulfonamides, Diaminopyrimidines, and Their Combinations   J.F. Prescott     249
Fluoroquinolones   R.D. Walker   P.M. Dowling     263
Miscellaneous Antimicrobials: Ionophores, Nitrofurans, Nitroimidazoles, Rifamycins, Oxazolidinones, and Others   P.M. Dowling     285
Antifungal Chemotherapy   S. Giguere     301
Antiviral Chemotherapy   D. Yoo     323
Special Considerations
Prophylactic Use of Antimicrobial Agents and Antimicrobial Chemotherapy for the Neutropenic Patient   S. Giguere   R.D. Walker   A.C.G. Abrams-Ogg   S.A. Kruth     339
Antimicrobial Therapy of Selected Organ Systems   P.M. Dowling   S.A. Kruth     357
Antimicrobial Therapy of Selected Bacterial Infections   J.F. Prescott     381
Growth Promotion Uses of Antimicrobial Agents   T.R. Shryock   S.W. Page     389
Antimicrobial Drug Residues in Foods of Animal Origin   P.M. Dowling     405
Regulation of Antibiotic Use in Animals   L. Tollefson   D. Morris   C. Boland   L. Kaartinen     417
Prudent Use of Antimicrobials   J.S. Weese     437
Antimicrobial Drug Use in Selected Animal Species
Antimicrobial Drug Use in Horses   S. Giguere     449
Antimicrobial Drug Use in Dogs and Cats   A.D.J. Watson   J.E. Sykes     463
Antimicrobial Drug Use in Cattle   M.D. Apley   J.F. Coetzee     485
Antimicrobial Drug Use in Bovine Mastitis   S. Wagner   R. Erskine     507
Antimicrobial Drug Use in Sheep and Goats   C.B. Navarre   S. Marley     519
Antimicrobial Drug Use in New World Camelids   C.K. Cebra   M.L. Cebra     529
Antimicrobial Drug Use in Swine   R.M. Friendship     535
Antimicrobial Drug Use in Poultry   C.L. Hofacre     545
Antimicrobial Drug Use in Companion Birds   K. Flammer     555
Antimicrobial Drug Use in Rodents, Rabbits, and Ferrets   H.E. Ramirez     565
Antimicrobial Drug Use in Reptiles   E.R. Jacobson      581
Antimicrobial Drug Use in Aquaculture   R. Reimschuessel   R.A. Miller     593
Index     607

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