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Animal Influenza (Hardcover)

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Filling a unique niche, Animal Influenza, Second Edition is the only comprehensive text on animal influenza for veterinary medicine. Organized by species, coverage includes avian, swine, equine, and miscellaneous mammalian species, with each section including empirical data on animal influenza viruses, the infection and disease they cause, and the strategies used in control.

With Avian Influenza, First Edition as its backbone, Animal Influenza offers a major update and expansion of topics for the text. This new edition features updates throughout with coverage of all aspects of influenza, 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 influenza in individual clinical and population settings and providing instruction and guidance for veterinarians and government animal health officials encountering this disease in the field.

Key Features

Covers the full range of topics within avian, swine, equine and mammalian influenzas in one comprehensive and authoritative text

Provides a summarization of peer-reviewed and empirical data on influenza viruses, the infection, and diseases they cause

Discusses strategies used in control of the disease

Leading experts are drawn together to provide an international and multi-disciplinary perspective

Fuses latest developments in basic scientific research with practical guidance on management of the disease

David E. Swayne, DVM, MSc, PhD, DACVP, DACPV is Laboratory Director at the Southeast Poultry Research Laboratory, within the U.S. Department of Agriculture's Agricultural Research Service, in Athens, Georgia.
Number of Pages: 634
Genre: Medical
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Inc
Language: English
Street Date: December 19, 2016
TCIN: 51756926
UPC: 9781118907467
Item Number (DPCI): 248-31-8866
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