The Mouse in Biomedical Research - 2nd Edition - ISBN: 9780123694560, 9780080467719

The Mouse in Biomedical Research, Volume 2

2nd Edition

Diseases

Serial Volume Editors: James Fox Stephen Barthold Muriel Davisson Christian Newcomer Fred Quimby Abigail Smith
eBook ISBN: 9780080467719
Hardcover ISBN: 9780123694560
Imprint: Academic Press
Published Date: 30th November 2006
Page Count: 776
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Table of Contents

Viral Diseases

DNA Viruses

  1. Mouse Cytomegalovirus and other Herpesviruses Geoffrey R. Shellam, Alec J. Redwood, Lee M. Smith and Shelley Gorman

  2. Mouse Adenoviruses Katherine R. Spindler, Martin L. Moore, Angela N. Cauthen

  3. Mousepox R. Mark L. Buller and Frank Fenner

  4. Parvoviruses Robert O. Jacoby and Lisa Ball-Goodrich

  5. Polyoma Viruses Thomas L. Benjamin

RNA Viruses

  1. Mouse Hepatitis Virus Stephen W. Barthold and Abigail L. Smith

  2. Lymphocytic Choriomeningitis Virus Stephen W. Barthold and Abigail L. Smith

  3. Lactate Dehydrogenase-Elevating Virus Jean-Paul Coutelier and Margo A. Brinton

  4. Reoviridae Richard L. Ward, Monica M. McNeal, Mary B. Faron and Anthony L. Farone

  5. Retroelements in the Mouse Herbert C. Morse III

  6. Sendai Virus and Pneumonia Virus of Mice (PVM) David G. Brownstein

  7. Cardioviruses: Encephalomyocarditis Virus and Theiler's Mouse Encephalomyelitis Virus Howard L. Lipton, A.S. Manoj Kumar, and Shannon Hertzler

Bacterial Diseases

  1. Chlamydial Diseases Robert G. Rank

  2. Clostridial Species Kimberly S. Waggie

  3. Enterobacteriaceae, Pseudomonas aeruginosa, and Streptobacillus moniliformis Hilda Holcombe and David B. Schauer

  4. Aerobic Gram-positive Organisms Cynthia Besch-Williford and Craig L. Franklin

  5. Helicobacter Infections in Mice James G. Fox and Mark T. Whary

  6. Mycoplasma pulmonis, Other Mouse Mycoplasmas, and Cilia-Associated Respiratory Bacillus Trenton R. Schoeb

  7. Pasteurellaceae Werner Nicklas

Mycotic and Parasitic Diseases

  1. Fungal Diseases in Laboratory Mice Virginia L. Godfrey

  2. Protozoa Katherine Wasson

  3. Helminth Parasites of Laboratory Mice Kathleen R. Pritchett

  4. Arthropods David G. Baker

Miscellaneous Diseases

  1. The Tumor Pathology of Genetically Engineered Mice: A New Approach to Molecular Pathology Robert D. Cardiff, Robert J. Munn, and Jose J. Galvez

  2. Spontaneous Diseases in Commonly Used Mouse Strains Cory Brayton

  3. Zoonoses and Other Human Health Hazards Christian E. Newcomer and James G. Fox


Description

Diseases, the second volume in the four volume set, The Mouse in Biomedical Research, departs from the first edition, by discussing specific disease causing microorganisms, rather than the format used in the first edition which discussed infectious diseases affecting specific organs and tissues. As such, the volume consists of 26 chapters subdivided into RNA viruses and DNA viruses, as well as bacterial, mycotic, and parasitic infections. These chapters not only provide updates on pathogenesis, epidemiology and prevention of previously recognized murine pathogens, but also include information on newly recognized disease-causing organisms: mouse parvovirus, cilia associated respiratory bacilli and Helicobacter spp. A separate category, consisting of 3 chapters, discusses zoonoses, tumor pathology of genetically engineered mice, and spontaneous diseases in commonly used mouse strains.

Readership

Researchers and graduate students studying laboratory medicine, genetics, immunology, infectious diseases and lab animals


Details

No. of pages:
776
Language:
English
Copyright:
© Academic Press 2007
Published:
Imprint:
Academic Press
eBook ISBN:
9780080467719
Hardcover ISBN:
9780123694560

About the Serial Volume Editors

James Fox Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, USA

Stephen Barthold Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Center for Comparative Medicine, UC Davis School of Veterinary Medicine, Davis CA

Muriel Davisson Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, Maine

Christian Newcomer Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Research Animal Resources and Department of Molecular and Comparative Pathobiology, Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Fred Quimby Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

Laboratory Animal Research Center, The Rockefeller University, New York, NY

Abigail Smith Serial Volume Editor

Affiliations and Expertise

School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Pennsylvania Philadelphia, PA