Diseases - 1st Edition - ISBN: 9780122625022, 9781483269139

Diseases

1st Edition

The Mouse in Biomedical Research

Editors: Henry L. Foster J. David Small James G. Fox
eBook ISBN: 9781483269139
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 28th June 1982
Page Count: 456
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Description

The Mouse in Biomedical Research, Volume II: Diseases is a compilation of papers detailing infectious diseases of the mouse. This compilation deals with bacterial, mycotic, viral, protozoal, rickettsial, parasitic, non-neoplastic, and metabolic diseases of the mouse. Several papers describe the different diseases found in the digestive, respiratory, urogenital, integumentary, central nervous, lymphoreticular, musculoskeletal, cardiovascular, and endocrine systems of the mouse. This book lists the possible bacterial infections, as well as other miscellaneous infections such as those caused by aerosols, particles, and the air in the laboratory environment. This text also lists viruses that can affect the mouse such as the lactate dehydrogenase-elevating virus, mouse pox, polyomavirus, and the minute virus. This book describes the process of identification, diagnosis, epidemiology, treatment, control, prevention, and occurrence of these diseases. This text also reviews the diseases that can be transmitted from infected mice to humans, as well as through animal bites and allergic reactions. This book is suitable for researchers, clinical assistants, and scientists dealing with laboratory animals, particularly with mice as test animals. This book can also be helpful for veterinarians and doctors of infectious diseases transferred from animals.

Table of Contents


List of Contributors

Preface

Introduction

List of Reviewers for Chapters in This Volume

Chapter 1 Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases of the Digestive System I

I. Introduction

II. Bacterial Infections

III. Mycotic Infections

IV. Summary and Concluding Remarks

References

Related References

Chapter 2 Mycoplasmal and Other Bacterial Diseases of the Respiratory System

I. Introduction

II. Murine Respiratory Mycoplasmosis (MRM)

III. Klebsiellosis

IV. Pasteurellosis

V. Chlamydial Pneumonitis

VI. Corynebacteriosis

VII. Miscellaneous Infections

VIII. Conclusions

References

Chapter 3 Bacterial, Mycoplasmal, Mycotic, and Immune-Mediated Diseases of the Urogenital System

I. Introduction

II. Bacterial Diseases

III. Mycoplasmal Infections

IV. Mycotic Infections

V. Glomerulonephritis

References

Chapter 4 Bacterial and Mycotic Diseases of the Integumentary System

I. Introduction

II. Hairy Integument

III. Bacterial Diseases

IV. Mycotic Diseases

V. Noninfectious Skin Disorders

References

Chapter 5 Bacterial, Mycoplasmal, and Mycotic Diseases of the Central Nervous System

I. Introduction

II. Mycoplasma Neurolyticum

III. Mycoplasma Pulmonis

IV. Pseudomonas Aeruginosa

V. Corynebacterium Kutscheri

VI. Pasteurella Pneumotropica

VII. Mycoses

References

Chapter 6 Bacterial, Mycoplasmal, and Mycotic Diseases of the Lymphoreticular, Musculoskeletal, Cardiovascular, and Endocrine Systems

I. Introduction

II. Bacterial Infections

III. Mycoplasmal Infections

IV. Mycotic Infections

References

Chapter 7 Rickettsial and Chlamydial Diseases

I. Introduction

II. Rickettsial Infections

III. Chlamydial Infections

References

Chapter 8 Viral Diseases of the Respiratory System

I. Introduction

II. Sendai Virus

III. Pneumonia Virus of Mice (PVM)

IV. Κ Virus

Addendum

References

Chapter 9 Viral Diseases of the Digestive System

I. Introduction

II. Epizootic (Epidemic) Diarrhea of Infant Mice (EDIM), Mouse Rotavirus Enteritis

III. Reovirus 3 Infection (Hepatoencephalomyelitis, ECHO 1Chapter Virus Infection)

IV. Murine (Mouse) Hepatitis Virus Infection (MHV)

References

Chapter 10 Lactate Dehydrogenase-Elevating Virus

I. Introduction

II. Characteristics of Infection

III. Methods for Detecting the Presence of LDV

IV. Replication in Tissue Culture

V. Properties of the Virus

VI. Conclusion

References

Chapter 11 Mousepox

I. Introduction

II. Viral Agent

III. Summary: The Practical Problems

References

Chapter 12 Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus

I. Introduction

II. Definitions

III. Properties of the Agent

IV. Infection of Mice

V. Epizootiology

VI. Diagnosis

VII. Control and Prevention

References

Chapter 13 Cytomegalovirus and Other Herpesviruses

I. Introduction

II. Murine Cytomegalovirus

III. Mouse Thymic Virus

References

Chapter 14 Polyomavims

I. Introduction

II. History

III. Related Viruses

IV. The Virus Particle

V. Resistance of the Virus or Its DNA to Physical and Chemical Agents

VI. Cultivation

VII. Infection of Mice and Other Animals

VIII. Spread of Polyomavims and Methods for Its Prevention

IX. Conclusions

References

Chapter 15 Minute Virus of Mice

I. Introduction

II. Biology of MVM

III. Stmcture and Replication of MVM

References

Chapter 16 Mouse Adenovirus

I. Introduction 335

II. Isolations of Mouse Adenovimses and Pathological Effects in Mice

III. Physical Characteristics

IV. Serological Reactions

V. Epidemiology and Prevalence

References

Chapter 17 Mouse Encephalomyelitis Virus

I. Introduction

II. Viral Agent

References

Chapter 18 Encephalomyocarditis Virus

I. Introduction

II. History

III. Etiology

IV. Epidemiology

V. Laboratory Animal Hosts

References

Chapter 19 Protozoa

I. Introduction

II. Parasites of Parenteral Systems

III. Parasites of the Alimentary System

References

Chapter 20 Helminths

I. Introduction

II. Helminths of Major Importance

III. Helminths of Minor Importance

References

Chapter 21 Arthropods

I. Introduction

II. Ectoparasitic Ecology

III. Diagnosis

IV. Identification

V. Arthropod Parasities of Laboratory Mice

VI. Treatinent, Control, and Prevention

References

Chapter 22 Zoonoses and Other Human Health Hazards

I. Introduction

II. Viral Diseases

III. Rickettsial Diseases

IV. Bacterial Diseases

V. Mycoses (Ringworm)

VI. Protozoan Diseases (Entamoeba coli)

VII. Helminth Diseases

VIII. Arthropod Infestations

IX. Bites

X. Allergic Sensitivities

XI. Conclusion

References

Chapter 23 Selected Nonneoplastic Diseases

I. Introduction

II. Occurrence

References

Index


Details

No. of pages:
456
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 1982
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9781483269139

About the Editor

Henry L. Foster

J. David Small

James G. Fox