Veterinary Microbiology

1st Edition

Bacterial and Fungal Agents of Animal Disease

Editors:

  • J. Songer
  • Karen Post
  • Key Features

    • Contains a comprehensive, up-to-date overview of bacterial and fungal agents that cause animal disease, including recently identified organisms as well as the pathogenesis of emerging diseases.
    • Features more than 100 full-color illustrations to visually reinforce key concepts.
    • The book is logically organized for ease of use and quick reference in the clinical setting.
    • Addresses diseases that can affect animal productivity, both for individual animals as well as herd health.
    • Discusses the implications of various organisms in biological warfare and bioterrorism.

    Table of Contents

    SECTION 1: INTRODUCTION
    1. Evolution of virulence
    2. General principles of diagnosis
    3. Antimicrobial susceptibility testing and principles of antimicrobial therapy
    SECTION 2: VETERINARY BACTERIOLOGY
    Gram positive aerobic cocci
    4. Staphylococcus
    5. Streptococcus and Enterococcus
    Gram positive aerobic rods
    6. Actinomyces and Arcanobacterium
    7. Bacillus
    8. Corynebacterium
    9. Dermatophilus and Nocardia
    10. Listeria and Erysipelothrix
    11. Mycobacterium
    12. Rhodococcus
    Gram negative bacteria
    Enterobacteriaceae
    13. Escherichia and Shigella
    14. Klebsiella
    15. Proteus
    16. Salmonella
    17. Yersinia
    18. Bordetella
    19. Burkholderia and Pseudomonas
    20. Aeromonas and Vibrio
    21. Moraxella and Neisseria
    22. Actinobacillus
    23. Mannheimia and Pasteurella
    24. Haemophilus and Taylorella
    25. Brucella
    26. Francisella
    27. Infrequently-encountered Gram-negative rods: Ornithobacterium rhinotracheale, Streptobacillus moniliformis, Legionella spp, Riemerella spp, Bartonella spp, and Chromobacterium spp
    Curved and spiral-shaped bacteria
    28. Campylobacter, Helicobacter, and Arcobacter
    29. Brachyspira and Serpulina
    30. Lawsonia
    31. Leptospira
    32. Treponema and Borrelia
    Anaerobic bacteria
    Anaerobic Gram positive rods and cocci
    33. Clostridium
    34. Other Gram-positive anaerobes
    Anaerobic Gram negative rods
    35. Bacteroides
    36. Dichelobacter
    37. Fusobacterium
    38. Prevotella and Porphyromonas
    Bacteria without cell walls
    39. Mycoplasma and Ureaplasma
    Obligate intracellular bacteria
    40. Anaplasma, Eperythrozoon, and Hemobartonella
    41. Chlamydia and Chlamydophila
    42. Coxiella and Cowdria
    43. Ehrlichia
    44. Rickettsia and Neorickettsia
    SECTION 3: VETERINARY MYCOLOGY
    45. Introduction to veterinary mycology
    46. Cutaneous mycoses
    47. Subcutaneous mycoses
    48. Systemic mycoses
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    Details

    No. of pages:
    448
    Language:
    English
    Copyright:
    © 2005
    Published:
    Imprint:
    Saunders
    Print ISBN:
    9780721687179
    Electronic ISBN:
    9781455757220

    About the editors

    J. Songer

    Affiliations and Expertise

    University of Arizona