Avian Influenza

Publication Year: 2008

Edition: 1st

Authors/Editor: Swayne, David E.

Publisher: Wiley

ISBN: 978-0-81-382047-7

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The first comprehensive guide covering the full spectrum of this complex and increasingly high-profile disease, its history, and its treatment and control

All aspects of avian influenza are dealt with in depth, systematically covering biology, virology, diagnostics, ecology, epidemiology, clinical medicine, and the control. The book fuses coverage of the latest discoveries in the basic sciences with a practical approach to dealing with the disease in a clinical setting, and providing instruction and guidance for veterinarians and government animal health officials encountering this disease in the field.

The book provides the reader with a global perspective, bringing together chapters written by leading animal health researchers and veterinarians with significant experience working with this disease. Providing a summary and synthesis of important data and research on this virus, its impact on both wild and domesticated birds, and approaches to controlling the spread of the disease, Avian Influenza will be an invaluable resource for all veterinarians, scientists, animal health professionals, and public health officials dealing with this virus.


Platform: Ovid
Publisher: Wiley
Product Type: Book
Author/Editor: Swayne, David E.
ISBN: 978-0-81-382047-7
Animal Sciences
Veterinary Science
Language: English
Edition: 1st
Pages: 628
Year: 2008