Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat - Revised Reprint / Edition 3

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Overview

Featuring full-color illustrations and hundreds of tables with diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines, this authoritative resource explores the diagnosis and treatment of canine and feline infectious diseases caused by viruses, rickettsiae, chlamydiae, mycoplasmas, bacteria, fungi, algae, protozoa, and unknown agents. Discussion of each disease includes diagnostic testing, indications and methods for sample collection, in-office diagnostic procedures, and more. It also features a complete antimicrobial drug formulary, drug dosage tables, prescribing information, immunization recommendations, and a list of product manufacturers.

• An accompanying CD-ROM provides easy access to an extensive list of references for further research.
• A complete list of acronyms is located on the front cover for quick access to the meanings of all acronyms featured in the book.
• Provides complete and consistent prescribing information in easy-to-use drug dosage tables.
• A comprehensive drug formulary in the appendix provides key information on each drug to help adjust dosages on the basis of clinical and toxicologic data.

• Includes coverage of newly discovered infectious agents of dogs and cats, including diagnosis and treatment considerations.
• Provides the latest information on foot and mouth disease virus infection.
• Contains up-to-date information on Australian bat lyssavirus infection in the Rabies chapter.
• Offers additional information on canine monocytic and granulocytic ehrlichiosis.
• This edition features full-color illustrations and a user-friendly layout.

Dr. Greene is the recipient of the 2005 Mark L. Morris, Sr. Lifetime Achievement Award!

The book contains black-and-white illustrations.

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Editorial Reviews

From the Publisher
This book is a comprehensive, up-to-date reference on canine and feline infectious diseases, with detailed descriptions of their aetiology, epidemiology, clinical picture, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and, where appropriate, public health implications.

Every chapter is illustrated with many useful tables, diagrams, algorithms and pictures of clinical cases and histological samples etc, and the legends are concise and highly descriptive.

The book comprises 100 chapters, written by more than 100 veterinary specialist authors. The chapters are allocated to five sections, which are followed by nine appendices. The first four sections cover in-depth descriptions of diseases, and section five a more problem-orientated approach is used. This is particularly helpful for the clinician when establishing a list of differential diagnoses during clinical problem solving.

The first chapter of each section is a review of diagnostic techniques available for the types of micro-organisms covered in that section. These chapters are intended to provide additional general information for the clinician on choosing the most appropriate diagnostic test and sample material, and to aid with interpretation of test results.

The appendices have been updated extensively and complement the rest of the book, while adding significantly to its usefulness in a small animal practice. Cross references are given frequently throughout the book.

This is a comprehensive, well-illustrated, detailed reference that enables the reader to familiarise themselves with a topic in-depth. It provides a good resource of clinically-relevant information; a must-have for the bookshelf of every small animal practitioner and specialist alike.

Anita Schwartz, Veterinary Times, Vol. 37 No. 5, 19th February 2007

Keith L. Bailey
The second edition of this book provides a comprehensive, detailed description of the most relevant infectious diseases of dogs and cats with the primary objective of providing diagnostic information to clinicians in a format that is readily accessible and includes the most current antimicrobial drugs available for treatment. The second edition provides expanded information on several topics which were briefly discussed in the first edition, published in 1990. The editor states that the emphasis of the book is ""on diagnosis and treatment of canine and feline infections"" and that ""modifications have been made to improve the readability and clinical usefulness of the book."" He is quite successful in achieving this goal. Coverage of specific topics is broad and detailed. Particular attention is given to providing drug dosage tables, including a comprehensive drug formulary. The target audience includes veterinary students, interns, residents, and small animal practitioners. The broad scope of this book and the wealth of current literature not only provide a foundation for students learning the principles of infectious disease at a molecular level, but also provide valuable information regarding the treatment of a variety of canine and feline infectious diseases. Not unlike the first edition, the second edition contains five sections; however, the order has slightly changed. Of particular interest to today's clinicians and diagnosticians is the updated information on molecular and genetic techniques and their application in disease pathogenesis and the development of diagnostic tests. A new addition to this edition is an exhaustive, worldwide formulary of antimicrobial drugs andtheir manufacturers. The most significant shortcoming of this edition is the omission of valuable references from the text and list of references. The editor states that references were omitted to reduce the size, and ultimately, the cost of the book. While this book is a must for small animal interns, residents, practitioners, and diagnosticians, it will prove to be a valuable resource to veterinary students. The current, expanded coverage of the second edition warrants replacement of the original edition.
From The Critics
Reviewer: Keith L. Bailey, DVM, PhD, DACVP (University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine)
Description: The second edition of this book provides a comprehensive, detailed description of the most relevant infectious diseases of dogs and cats with the primary objective of providing diagnostic information to clinicians in a format that is readily accessible and includes the most current antimicrobial drugs available for treatment. The second edition provides expanded information on several topics which were briefly discussed in the first edition, published in 1990.
Purpose: The editor states that the emphasis of the book is "on diagnosis and treatment of canine and feline infections" and that "modifications have been made to improve the readability and clinical usefulness of the book." He is quite successful in achieving this goal. Coverage of specific topics is broad and detailed. Particular attention is given to providing drug dosage tables, including a comprehensive drug formulary.
Audience: The target audience includes veterinary students, interns, residents, and small animal practitioners. The broad scope of this book and the wealth of current literature not only provide a foundation for students learning the principles of infectious disease at a molecular level, but also provide valuable information regarding the treatment of a variety of canine and feline infectious diseases.
Features: Not unlike the first edition, the second edition contains five sections; however, the order has slightly changed. Of particular interest to today's clinicians and diagnosticians is the updated information on molecular and genetic techniques and their application in disease pathogenesis and the development of diagnostic tests. A new addition to this edition is an exhaustive, worldwide formulary of antimicrobial drugs and their manufacturers. The most significant shortcoming of this edition is the omission of valuable references from the text and list of references. The editor states that references were omitted to reduce the size, and ultimately, the cost of the book.
Assessment: While this book is a must for small animal interns, residents, practitioners, and diagnosticians, it will prove to be a valuable resource to veterinary students. The current, expanded coverage of the second edition warrants replacement of the original edition.

4 Stars! from Doody
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781416036005
  • Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
  • Publication date: 3/29/2006
  • Series: Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat Series
  • Edition description: Older Edition
  • Edition number: 3
  • Pages: 1424
  • Product dimensions: 8.76 (w) x 11.12 (h) x 1.95 (d)

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Table of Contents

1. Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral and Rickettsial Infections and Epidemiology of Infectious Disease
2. Antiviral and Immunodulatory Chemotherapy
3. Canine Distemper
4. Infectious Canine Hepatitis and Canine Acidophil Cell Hepatitis
5. Canine Herpesvirus Infection
6. Canine Infectious Tracheobronchitis
7. Nonrespiratory Parainfluenza Virus Infection of Dogs
8. Canine Viral Enteritis
9. Canine Viral Papillomatosis
10. Feline Parvoviral Infections
11. Feline Coronavirus Infections
12. Feline Enteric Infections
13. Feline Leukemia Virus Infection
14. Feline Immunodeficiency Virus Infection
15. Feline Adenovirus Infection
16. Feline Respiratory Disease
17. Feline Foamy (Syncytium-Forming) Virus Infection
18. Feline Paramyxovirus Infections
19. Poxvirus Infection
20. Feline Viral Papillomatosis
21. Miscellaneous Viral Infections
22. Rabies and Other Lyssavirus Infections
23. Pseudorabies
24. Enterovirus Infections
25. Mumps and Influenza Virus Infections
26. Arthropod-Borne Viral Infections
27. Salmon Poisoning Disease
28. Ehrlichiosis, Neorickettsiosis, Anaplasmosis, and Wolbachia Infection
29. Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, Murine Typhus-Like Disease, Rickettsialpox,Typhus, and Q Fever
30. Chlamydial Infections
31. Hemotropic Mycoplasmosis (Haemobartonella)
32. Mycoplasmal, Ureaplasmal and L-Form Infections
33. Laboratory Diagnosis of Bacterial Infections
34. Antibacterial Chemotherapy
35. Streptococcal and Other Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
36. Staphylococcal Infections
37. Gram-Negative Bacterial Infections
38. Endotoxemia
39. Enteric Bacterial Infections
40. Canine Brucellosis
41. Anaerobic Infections
42. Botulism
43. Tetanus
44. Leptospirosis
45. Borreliosis
46. Miscellaneous Bacterial Infections
47. Plague
48. Tularemia
49. Actinomycosis and Nocardiosis
50. Mycobacterial Infections
51. Feline Abscesses
52. Bite Wound Infections
53. Bartonellosis
54. Surgical and Traumatic Wound Infections
56. Laboratory Diagnosis of Fungal and Algal Infections
57. Antifungal Chemotherapy
58. Dermatophytosis
59. Blastomycosis
60. Histoplasmosis
61. Cryptococcosis
62. Coccidioidomycosis
63. Sporotrichosis
64. Rhinosporidiosis
65. Aspergillosis and Penicilliosis
66. Candidiasis, Torulopsosis, and Rhodotorulosis
67. Trichosporonosis
68. Miscellaneous Fungal Infections
69. Protothecosis
70. Laboratory Diagnosis of Protozoal Infections
71. Antiprotozoal Chemotherapy
72. Trypanosomiasis
73. Leishmaniasis
74. Hepatozoonosis
75. Encephalitozoonosis
76. Cytauxzoonosis
77. Babesiosis
78. Enteric Protozoal Infections
79. Acanthamebiasis
80. Toxoplasmosis and Neosporosis
81. Enteric Coccidiosis
82. Cryptosporidiosis and Cyclosporiasis
83. Pneumocystosis
84. Neurologic Diseases of Suspected Infectious Origin
85. Integumentary Infections
86. Musculoskeletal Infections
87. Cardiovascular Infections
88. Respiratory Infections
89. Gastrointestinal and Intra-Abdominal Infections
90. Hepatobiliary Infections
91. Genitourinary Infections
92. Central Nervous System Infections
93. Ocular Infections
94. Environmental Factors in Infectious Disease
95. Immunodeficiencies and Infectious Diseases
96. Fever
97. Prevention and Management of Infection in Catteries
98. Prevention and Management of Infection in Kennels
99. Immunocompromised People and Pets
100. Immunoprophylaxis and Immunotherapy

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