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The ninth and latest edition of this comprehensive guide to swine diseases and production information features extensively revised and updated chapters on physical examination and diagnosis, various viral and bacterial diseases (including several new disease chapters), other miscellaneous conditions and veterinary practice. Notwithstanding the title, this classic book covers not only infectious diseases of swine, but also includes chapters dealing with therapeutics, surgery and anesthesia, animal welfare, nutrition, and the provision of veterinary services.

Diseases of Swine, 9e is divided into 5 sections: Physical Examination and Diagnosis, Viral Diseases, Bacterial Diseases, Miscellaneous Conditions, and Veterinary Practice. The ninth edition reflects changes to our knowledge and management of swine diseases and addresses recent research and progress in the field. More than 100 distinguished and widely recognized contributing authors bring the latest information to this new edition. With liberal use of illustrative materials—275 high quality illustrations and black and white photographs and more than a dozen color images—Diseases of Swine, 9e offers unparalleled coverage and is an indispensable reference for the veterinary practitioner, from the new graduate to the seasoned swine practitioner.

This new edition is an indispensable and up-to-date reference text that belongs on the shelf of anyone interested in swine production, health and management.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780813817033
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 01/28/2006
Series: Diseases of Swine Series
Edition description: REV
Pages: 1153
Product dimensions: 8.90(w) x 11.30(h) x 2.55(d)

About the Author

Barbara E. Straw
Dept. of Large Animal Clinical Science
College of Veterinary Medicine
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824

Jeffery J. Zimmerman
Dept. of Veterinary Diagnostic & Production Animal Medicine
College of Veterinary Medicine
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011-1250

Sylvie D'Allaire
Faculty of Veterinary Medicine
University of Montreal
P.O. Box 5000
St. Hyacinthe, Quebec J2S 7C6

David J. Taylor
Glasgow University Veterinary School
Bearsden Road
Bearsden, Glasgow G61 1QH

Table of Contents

1 Diagnosis and introduction.

2 Immune system.

3 Diseases of the digestive system.

4 Diseases of the mammary glands and lactation problems.

5 Diseases of the nervous and locomotor systems.

6 Diseases of the reproductive system.

7 Diseases of the respiratory system.

8 Diseases of the skin.

9 Diseases of the urinary system.

10 Interpretation of Lab Results.

11 Differential Diagnosis of Dis.

12 Porcine Adenovirus.

13 African Swine Fever.

14 Circovirus.

15 Classical Sw Fever V, BVD, Border disease.

16 Cytomegalovirus.

17 EMC virus.

18 Enteric calicivurus/astrovirus.

19 Enterovirus - reduce length.

20 Hemagglut Enceph.

21 Japanese encephalitis virus and West Nile virus.

22 Porc Epidemic Diarrhea.

23 Porcine parvovirus.

24 PRRS virus (porcine arterivirus).

25 Aujeszky's disease (pseudorabies).

26 Rotavirus and Reovirus.

27 (BlueEye) Rubulavirus, Nipah V, Menagle V, and other paramyxoviruses.

28 SIV.

29 Swine Pox.

30 TGE and PRCV.

31 Vesicular diseases.

32 Misc: EEE, porc retroviruses, swine hepatitis E, porc lymphotropic herpesviruses, rabies.

33 A pleuropneum.

34 Atrophic Rhinitis.

35 Brucellosis.

36 Clostridial Infections.

37 Erysipelas.

38 E coli.

39 Exud Epidermitis.

40 H parasuis.

41 Leptospirosis.

42 Mycoplasma.

43 Pasteurella.

44 Prolif Enteropathy.

45 Salmonella.

46 Spirochetal diarrh.

47 Streptococcal disease.

48 Swine Dysentery.

49 Tuberculosis.

50 Misc - add Myco suis /listeria.

51 Behavior.

52 Coccidia.

53 Ext Parasites.

54 Gastric ulcers.

55 Int Parasites.

56 Mycotoxins.

57 Nutrient +/-.

58 Porcine stress syn.

59 Prolapses /hernias.

60 Toxicities.

61 Genetic Influences on Susceptibility to Acquired Diseases.

62 Preweaning Mortality.

63 Culling and Mortality in Breeding Animals.

64 Effect of the Environment on Productivity and Disease.

65 Nutritional, environmental, housing requirements of the weaner pigs.

66 Management of Grower-Finisher Pigs.

67 Animal Welfare.

68 Methods of Disease Control.

69 Disease Surveillance.

70 Anesthesia and Surgical Procedures in Swine.

71 Therapeutics

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