Current Topics in Comparative Pathobiology - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780121534011, 9781483217383

Current Topics in Comparative Pathobiology

1st Edition

Volume 1

Editors: Thomas C. Cheng
eBook ISBN: 9781483217383
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 1st January 1971
Page Count: 294
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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.

Table of Contents

List of Contributors Editor's Note Preface Diseases of the Insect Integument I. Introduction 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 References Neoplasia in Fish: A Review I. Introduction 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 References Paralytic Shellfish Poisoning: A Status Report I. Introduction II. Symptoms and Treatment III. Public Health and Economic Significance IV. Geographical and Seasonal Distribution V. Transvectors VI. Prevention and Control VII. Source of PSP VIII. Nature of PSP IX. Discussion References Small, Free-Living Amebas : Cultivation, Quantitation, Identification, Classification, Pathogenesis, and Resistance I. Introduction II. Materials and Methods III. Experimental Data IV. Conclusions and Summary V. Recommendations for Research References Author Index Subject Index


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