Dogs, Zoonoses and Public Health

Dogs, Zoonoses and Public Health

by Calum N. L. Macpherson, Francois-Xavier Meslin, Alexander I. Wandeler
     
 

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Zoonotic diseases constitute a public health problem throughout the world. Addressing a little studied area of veterinary and medical science, this book covers the viruses, bacteria and protozoan and helminth parasites that are transmitted between man and dogs, discussing population management, control disease agents and human-dog relationships. Fully updated

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Overview

Zoonotic diseases constitute a public health problem throughout the world. Addressing a little studied area of veterinary and medical science, this book covers the viruses, bacteria and protozoan and helminth parasites that are transmitted between man and dogs, discussing population management, control disease agents and human-dog relationships. Fully updated throughout, this new edition also includes two new chapters on benefits of the human-dog relationship and non-infectious disease issues with dogs. It is a valuable resource for researchers and students of veterinary and human medicine, microbiology, parasitology and public health.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781845938352
Publisher:
CAB International North America
Publication date:
02/28/2013
Edition description:
Second Edition
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
6.60(w) x 9.70(h) x 0.90(d)

Meet the Author

Calum N. L. Macpherson is at Windward Islands Research and Education, Grenada, West Indies.

François-Xavier Meslin is with the World Health Organization, Geneva, Switzerland.

Alexander I. Wandeler works at the OIE Reference Laboratory for Rabies, WHO Collaborating Centre, Ontario, Canada.

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