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Current Topics in Comparative Pathobiology, Volume 1 covers topics on the pathobiology of animals, invertebrate and vertebrate. The book discusses diseases of the insect integument; neoplasia in fish; and the status of paralytic shellfish poisoning. The text also describes small, free-living amebas with regard to its cultivation, quantitation, identification, classification, pathogenesis, and resistance. Pathobiologists, cellular biologists, parasitologists, and microbiologists will find the book invaluable.
List of Contributors
Diseases of the Insect Integument
II. The Integument of the Healthy Insect
III. Free External Microbiota of Healthy Insects
IV. Microorganisms That Attack or Are Strongly Attached to the Cuticle
V. Pathogens That Attack the Epidermis
VI. Integument as a Route of Entry and Emergence of Internal Pathogens
VII. Noninfectious Diseases and Abnormalities of the Integument
VIII. Concluding Remarks
Neoplasia in Fish: A Review
II. Historical Review
III. Classification of Tumors
IV. Epithelial Tumors
V. Mesenchymal Tumors
VI. Tumors of Hemopoietic Tissues
VII. Tumors of Pigment Cells
VIII. Tumors of Nervous Tissue
IX. Miscellaneous Conditions
X. Summary and Conclusions
Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning: A Status Report
II. Symptoms and Treatment
III. Public Health and Economic Significance
IV. Geographical and Seasonal Distribution
VI. Prevention and Control
VII. Source of PSP
VIII. Nature of PSP
Small, Free-Living Amebas : Cultivation, Quantitation, Identification, Classification, Pathogenesis, and Resistance
II. Materials and Methods
III. Experimental Data
IV. Conclusions and Summary
V. Recommendations for Research
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- © Academic Press 1971
- 1st January 1971
- Academic Press
- eBook ISBN:
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