Key Features

  • Includes practical guidance on such topics as behavioral training for medical procedures and the use of infrared thermography.
  • Divided into four sections -- Conditions Affecting Multiple Species, Poikilotherms, Avian Medicine, and Mammals -- to help you find the information you need quickly.
  • Extensive contributor list includes multinational contributors offering expert information on species from around the world.

Table of Contents

Section I: Conditions Affecting Multiple Species

1. West Nile Virus in Birds and Mammals

2. Current Diagnostic Methods for Tuberculosis in Zoo Animals

3. Use of Infrared Thermography in Zoo and Wild Animals

4. Behavioral Clues to the Detection of Illness in Wild Animals: Models in Camelids and Elephants

5. Ionophores: Salinomycin Toxicity in Camelids

6. Emerging Diseases at the Interface of People, Domestic Animals and Wildlife

7. Behavioral Training for Medical Procedures

8. The "Balai" Directive of the European Union: A Difficult Piece of Veterinary Legislation

9. Encephalomyocarditis Virus Infection in Zoo Animals

10. Avian Influenza

Conservation Medicine

11. Disease Management in Ex-Situ Invertebrate Conservation Programs

12. Use of Wildlife Rehabilitation Centers as Monitors of Ecosystem Health

13. Biopsy Darting

Section II: Poikilotherms

Fish

14. Selected Fish Diseases in Wild Populations

15. Spring Viremia of Carp Virus (SVCV)

Amphibians

16. Veterinary Participation in the Puerto Rican Crested Toad Program

17. Amphibian Chytridiomycosis

18. Raising Giant Tortoises

Reptiles

19. Reptile Protozoa

20. Fluid Therapy in Reptiles

Section III: Avian Medicine

21. Salmonellosis in Songbirds (Order Passeriformes)

22. Veterinary Care of Bustards

23. Medical Management of Curassows

24. Monitoring Avian Health in the Galápagos Islands: Current Knowledge

25. Avian Atherosclerosis

26. Minerals and Stork Nutritions

27. The Veterinary Care of Kiwi

Section IV: Mammals

Chiroptera

28. Paramyxoviruses in Bats

Rodents

29. Medical Aspects of Red Squirrel

Details

No. of pages:
512
Language:
English
Copyright:
© 2008
Published:
Imprint:
Saunders
Print ISBN:
9781416040477
Electronic ISBN:
9781455757503

About the editors

Murray Fowler

Deceased June 2014