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This is the latest edition of the standard in comparative pathology, used by practitioners and students alike as a comprehensive yet understandable resource. Rigorously revised, the sixth edition introduces a wealth of new information on immunopathology and pathogenesis, viral diseases, environmental toxins, parasitic diseases, and nutritional problems in domestic and captive animals. Approximately half of the information presented is new, as are about 200 illustrations. Plus, the text's presentation is improved, with a larger format, and a more reader-friendly design to appeal to students.
Topics incl. mineral deposits & pigments, disturbances of circulation, immunopathology, diseases caused by viruses.
Introduction: Cells: death of cells and tissues.
Intracellular and extracellular depositions; degenerations (Norval W. King and Joseph Alroy).
Mineral deposits and pigments.
Disturbances of growth: aplasia to neoplasia.
Inflammation and repair (Douglas J. Ringler).
Disturbances of circulation.
Diseases caused by viruses.
Diseases caused by mycoplasmatales, rickettsiales, and chlamydiales.
Diseases caused by bacteria.
Diseases caused by fungi.
Diseases due to protozoa.
Diseases caused by parasitic helminthes and arthropods.
Pathologic effects of ionizing radiations.
Diseases due to extraneous poisons.
The skin and its appendages.
Skeletal muscle (John F. Van Vleet).
Skeletal system (James Carroll Woodard).
The respiratory system.
The hemic and lymphatic systems.
The digestive system.
The urinary system.
The nervous system (Adelbert Koestner and T. C. Jones).
Organs of special sense.
Posted August 25, 2002