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Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe / Edition 1

Infectious Diseases of Wild Mammals and Birds in Europe / Edition 1

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ISBN-13: 9781405199056
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 10/02/2012
Pages: 568
Product dimensions: 8.50(w) x 10.90(h) x 1.10(d)

About the Author

Dolores Gavier-Widén, DVM, MS, PhD, Associate Professorat the Swedish University of Agricultural Sciences, Deputy Head ofDepartment of Pathology and Wildlife Diseases, National VeterinaryInstitute (SVA), Uppsala, Sweden. Dolores is the president of theWildlife Disease Association (WDA) (2012-2013) and past-president(2006-2008) of the European Section of WDA (EWDA). She is reviewerfor many journals, and has written book chapters and manyscientific papers. Dolores has worked on wildlife disease researchinternationally, in particular on tuberculosis, calicivirusinfection of leporids, prion diseases, and on the ongoing EUproject "Novel technologies for surveillance of emerging andre-emerging infections of wildlife". She is consultant for EFSA,EC, research agencies and veterinary and public healthorganisations. She has worked on wildlife pathology and diagnosticsof infectious diseases of free-ranging and farmed wild mammals andbirds for more than 20 years.

J. Paul Duff, BSc (zool), MVB, MSc, MRCVS, is based atAHVLA, Penrith, Cumbria, UK. Paul is the past-president of the EWDA(2009-2010) and a past Council member of the British VeterinaryZoological Society. He is a veterinary surgeon and zoologist whohas worked for more than 20 years investigating disease in wildanimals, exotic animals and livestock. Since 1998, he has been theproject leader for the AHVLA Diseases of Wildlife Scheme(AHVLADoWS). This is the first government funded scheme for theinvestigation and surveillance of wildlife diseases in England andWales. Since 1995, editor of the OIE Annual Report, ‘WildlifeDiseases in the UK' which officially summarises wildlife diseasereported in the UK each year for the Office Internationald'Epizooties (the World Animal Health Association). He is projectleader, with Dolores Gavier-Widén, for the EU sponsored‘Wildlife related emerging diseases and zoonoses', SpecialInterest Group.

Anna Meredith MA VetMB PhD CertLAS DZooMed MRCVS, RCVSRecognised Specialist in Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, Head ofExotic Animal and Wildlife Service, Royal (Dick) School ofVeterinary Studies, University of Edinburgh, Hospital for SmallAnimals, UK. Anna has extensive publication and book editingexperience in the exotic animal and wildlife field, as well asbeing actively involved in many areas of ongoing wildlife research,including red squirrel and osprey surveillance in Scotland, and iscurrently carrying out full time DEFRA- funded research intoemerging diseases in UK wildlife. She is a past president of theBritish Veterinary Zoological Society and a member of EWDA andEAZWV. She teaches wildlife medicine to veterinarians at bothundergraduate and postgraduate level.

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Table of Contents

Notes on Contributors  vii

Preface  xi

Cover Image Acknowledgements  xiii

Acknowledgements  xiv

Section 1 Viral Infections  1

1. Herpesvirus Infections  3

2. Influenza Virus Infections 37

3. Avian Paramyxovirus Infections  59

4. Circovirus Infections 67

5. Calicivirus Infections  73

6. Lyssavirus Infections  86

7. Morbillivirus Infections  99

8. Orbivirus Infections  119

9. Flavivirus Infections  128

10. Pestivirus Infections  146

11. Picornavirus Infections  168

12. Parvovirus Infections  181

13. Poxvirus Infections  191

14. Adenovirus Infections  210

15. Retrovirus Infections  219

16. Papillomavirus and Polyomavirus Infections  225

17. Coronavirus Infections  234

18. Bunyavirus Infections  241

19. Other Virus Infections  249

Section 2 Bacterial Infections  263

20. Mycobacteria Infections  265

21. Yersinia Infections 293

22. Tularaemia  303

23. Pasteurella Infections  310

24. Brucellosis  318

25. Anthrax  329

26. Chlamydiaceae Infections  336

27. Borrelia Infections  345

28. Rickettsiales Infections  363

29. Mycoplasma Infections  372

30. Escherichia Infections 381

31. Salmonella Infections  386

32. Campylobacter Infections 398

33. Leptospira Infections  402

34. Coxiella burnetii Infection  409

35. Listeria Infections  413

36. Clostridium Species and Botulism  417

37. Other Bacterial Infections  428

Section 3 Fungal and Yeast Infections  453

38. Aspergillosis  455

39. Yeast Infections  462

40. Other Fungal Infections  466

41. Harmful Algal Blooms including Cyanobacterial Toxicosis476

42. Mycotoxicosis  482

Section 4 Prion Infections  487

43. Transmissible Spongiform Encephalopathies  489

Section 5 Appendices 497

Appendix 1. Some Wildlife Related Emerging Diseases (WiREDS) inEurope  499

Appendix 2. Selected Zoonotic Pathogens with European WildlifeReservoirs/Hosts  501

Appendix 3. Selected Socio-Economically Important WildlifeRelated Pathogens and Diseases in Europe  503

Appendix 4. Wildlife Pathogens with Arthropod Vectors 505

Appendix 5. Pathogens Suspected of Causing Wild PopulationDeclines, or of Conservation Importance  506

Appendix 6. Diseases by Clinical Presentations, Mammals 507

Appendix 7. Diseases by Clinical Presentations, Birds 509

Appendix 8. Species (Family)-Specific Wildlife Diseases inEurope  511

Subject Index  513

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