Microbial and Parasitic Diseases of the Dog and Cat

Author: P. J. Quinn
Publisher: Bailliere Tindall Limited
ISBN: 0702019852
Release Date: 1997
Genre: Medical

A user-friendly, quick-reference guide to the infectious diseases of small animals. The concise yet comprehensive textual material is organized by body system for enhanced accessibility. Includes information on etiology, geographical distribution, epidemiology, pathogenesis, clinical signs, pathology, diagnosis and laboratory confirmation, treatment, and control. Intended to aid in clinical diagnosis, the text covers diseases caused by all infectious agents, such as viruses, bacteria, fungi and protozoa. Innovative use of tables and diagrams complement the text and facilitate comprehension.

Veterinary Microbiology and Microbial Disease

Author: P. J. Quinn
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118251164
Release Date: 2011-10-07
Genre: Medical

Microbiology is one of the core subjects for veterinary students,and since its first publication in 2002, Veterinary Microbiologyand Microbial Disease has become an essential text for students ofveterinary medicine. Fully revised and expanded, this new editionupdates the subject for pre-clinical and clinical veterinarystudents in a comprehensive manner. Individual sections deal withbacteriology, mycology and virology. Written by an academic teamwith many years of teaching experience, the book provides concisedescriptions of groups of microorganisms and the diseases whichthey cause. Microbial pathogens are discussed in separate chapterswhich provide information on the more important features of eachmicroorganism and its role in the pathogenesis of diseases ofanimals. The international and public health significance of thesepathogens are reviewed comprehensively. The final section isconcerned with the host and is organized according to the bodysystem affected. Tables, boxes and flow diagrams provide information in an easilyassimilated format. This edition contains new chapters on moleculardiagnostics and on infectious conditions of the skin,cardiovascular system, urinary tract and musculoskeletal system.Many new colour diagrams are incorporated into this edition andeach chapter has been updated. Key features of this edition: Twelve new chapters included Numerous new illustrations Each chapter has been updated Completely re-designed in full colour Fulfils the needs of veterinary students and academics inveterinary microbiology Companion website with figures from the book as Powerpoints forviewing or downloading by chapter: ahref="http://www.wiley.com/go/quinn/veterinarymicrobiology"www.wiley.com/go/quinn/veterinarymicrobiology/a Veterinary Microbiology and Microbial Disease remainsindispensable for all those studying and teaching this essentialcomponent of the veterinary curriculum.

Handbook of Small Animal Radiological Differential Diagnosis E Book

Author: Ruth Dennis
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702048791
Release Date: 2010-04-27
Genre: Medical

The Handbook of Small Animal Radiology and Ultrasound: Techniques and Differential Diagnoses provides a user-friendly reference for a wide range of radiographic and ultrasonographic findings in dogs and cats. Key features Enables successful and clear interpretation of radiographs and ultrasonograms Offers clearly sequenced text arrangement from the identification of the radiographic or sonographic abnormalities to a list of subsequent considerations for each sign Prioritizes different clinical findings to tailor further diagnostic tests or therapeutic interventions Takes imaging abnormalities from the descriptive to the interpretative New to this edition Colour throughout enhances user-friendliness Many new conditions Extra illustrations show techniques and normal anatomy Additional information on techniques, normal appearance and disease processes Expanded Further Reading sections This book is intended for all users of small animal diagnostic imaging, from radiologists through to general practitioners to veterinary students, and will be an invaluable supplement to existing references in the subject.

Textbook of Veterinary Internal Medicine eBook

Author: Stephen J. Ettinger
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9781437702828
Release Date: 2009-12-24
Genre: Medical

Now in its 7th edition, this popular, must-have text remains the only encyclopedic resource for veterinary internal medical problems. The internationally acclaimed "gold standard" offers unparalleled coverage of pathophysiology, diagnosis, and treatment of diseases affecting dogs and cats, as well as the latest information on the genome, clinical genomics, euthanasia, innocent heart murmurs, hyperbaric medicine, home prepared and raw diets, obesity, botulism, artificial pacing of the heart, cancer vaccines, and more. The 7th edition combines the convenience of a two-volume printed textbook with the enhanced functionality of an Expert Consult website that enables you to electronically search your entire book and study more efficiently. With instant access to the most reliable information available, you’ll always be at the forefront of veterinary care! Fully searchable online text provides fast, easy access to the most reliable information in the field. More than 150 clinical algorithms throughout the text aid in disease-identification and decision-making. Expanded online chapter content enhances your understanding through additional text, illustrations, tables, and boxes. Hyperlinked client information sheets streamline reference of specific conditions and enhance communication with clients. Extensive online reference list directs you to full-text PubMed abstracts for additional research. Thoroughly updated and expanded content, including 90 new chapters, addresses the latest developments across the full spectrum of small animal care. Companion Expert Consult website enhances your learning experience with the ability to search the entire electronic text instantly for easy reference. Expert Consult also gives you instant access to: More than 150 procedural videos that guide you step-by-step through essential procedures. Audio files that help you identify heart abnormalities by their sound.

Schaechter s Mechanisms of Microbial Disease

Author:
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9780781787444
Release Date: 2012-05-15
Genre: Medical

Schaechter's Mechanisms of Microbial Disease provides students with a thorough understanding of microbial agents and the pathophysiology of microbial diseases. The text is universally praised for "telling the story of a pathogen" in an engaging way, facilitating learning and recall by emphasizing unifying principles and paradigms, rather than forcing students to memorize isolated facts by rote. The table of contents is uniquely organized by microbial class and by organ system, making it equally at home in traditional and systems-based curricula. Case studies with problem-solving questions give students insight into clinical applications of microbiology, which is ideal for problem-based learning.

Clinical Veterinary Microbiology

Author: Bryan Markey
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780702055881
Release Date: 2013-11-30
Genre: Medical

This beautifully illustrated, comprehensive reference provides concise information on the materials and methods of bacteriology, mycology, and virology. The book covers the collection, isolation, and culture of diagnostic specimens, with detailed notes on the biochemical, serological and other tests currently used to identify and distinguish between microbial pathogens. The new edition sets out to provide the most up-to-date account of all the clinically and economically important pathogens, including Bovine Spongiform Encephalomyeltis, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, E-coli, and Salmonella. The clear, accessible format, together with the complete revision of the content, makes this a valuable resource. High quality full colour photography - Essential for accurate diagnosis Fully revised pathogenicity sections taking into account the major discoveries/incidences of the last 3-5 years Reclassification of viruses, including changes to nomenclature Appendices of Infectious Diseases - Fast access to vital information Unique and practical inclusion of virology, bacteriology and mycology in one text Greatly expanded chapter on viruses More on PRIONS (including BSE) Reclassification of viruses - many changes to nomenclature Fully revised pathogenicity sections Revised/complete coverage of E coli 0157 Revised Systems section Complete update of Infectious Diseases coverage in the appendices

Schaechter s Mechanisms of Microbial Disease

Author: Moselio Schaechter
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 0781753422
Release Date: 2007
Genre: Medical

Now in full color, the Fourth Edition of this text gives students a thorough understanding of microbial agents and the pathophysiology of microbial diseases. The text facilitates learning and recall by emphasizing unifying principles and paradigms, rather than forcing students to memorize isolated facts by rote. Case studies with problem-solving questions give students insight into clinical applications of microbiology. Each chapter ends with review and USMLE-style questions. For this edition, all schematic illustrations have been re-rendered in full color and new illustrations have been added. A new online site for students includes animations, USMLE-style questions, and all schematic illustrations and photographs from the text.

Handbook of Animal Models of Infection

Author: Merle A. Sande
Publisher: Academic Press
ISBN: 0080533558
Release Date: 1999-05-28
Genre: Science

Handbook of Animal Models of Infection is a complete revision of a three-volume text that was published in 1986. It incorporates the major advances in the field during the past decade, in particular those concerning molecular biological procedures and new models that have been developed. It focuses on both methods and techniques, which makes it an essential and comprehensive reference as well as a benchtop manual. The Handbook will help investigators save time and effort in formulating an approach to test a new potential therapeutic agent or combination of agents for in vivo efficacy and to position the therapy for specific infections where it may have therapeutic promise. The book is divided into five sections; the first covering the general methodologies, followed by sections describing experimental bacterial, mycotic, parasitic, and viral infections. Discusses ethical and safety aspects in an introductory background section Covers principles of animal care and current techniques appropriate for the use of animal models of infection Details a wide range of animals including rodents, rabbits, cats, and primates Provides hands-on descriptions of how to set up the model Discusses the major advantages and limitations of each model Ensures full coverage of bacterial, fungal, viral, and parasitic infections

Burton s Microbiology for the Health Sciences

Author: Paul G. Engelkirk
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 9781605476735
Release Date: 2011
Genre: Medical

Written in a straightforward and engaging style, this premier textbook provides students with the foundation in microbiology that they need to perform their day-to-day duties in a safe and knowledgeable manner. Coverage includes the core themes and concepts outlined for an introductory course by the American Society for Microbiology. Developed for current and future healthcare professionals, the text offers vital coverage of antibiotics and other antimicrobial agents, epidemiology and public health, hospital-acquired infections, infection control, and the ways in which microorganisms cause disease. This comprehensive new Ninth Edition explores the major viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic human diseases, including patient care, and how the body protects itself from pathogens and infectious diseases. A bound-in CD-ROM and a companion Website include case studies, additional self-assessment exercises, plus animations and special features that provide additional insight and fun facts on selected topics.

Medical Microbiology and Infection at a Glance

Author: Stephen Gillespie
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons
ISBN: 9781118257395
Release Date: 2012-02-10
Genre: Science

This concise and popular introduction to medical microbiology andinfection encapsulates the fundamental facts and principles of thisrapidly growing and changing subject area. Written by experiencedclinicians and teachers, it covers the basic concepts of medicalmicrobiology, and the main human pathogens and infectioussyndromes, in an accessible and lucid format. This fully updated fourth edition is now supported by acompanion website at ahref="http://www.ataglanceseries.com/medicalmicrobiology"www.ataglanceseries.com/medicalmicrobiology/acontaining extra self-assessment cases, colour slides, furtherreading, and key point summaries. Medical Microbiology and Infection at a Glance is aninvaluable revision aid for medical and allied health students andjunior doctors, and is ideal for anyone seeking a comprehensive andconcise guide to this subject area.

Review of Medical Microbiology

Author: Patrick R. Murray
Publisher: Elsevier Health Sciences
ISBN: 9780323033251
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

The perfect tool for course review and exam preparation! This brand-new resource is a companion to Dr. Murray's best-selling Medical Microbiology, 5th Edition. It features more than 550 USMLE-style questions, with answers and rationales that examine bacteriology, virology, mycology, and parasitology. Like its parent text, this review guide focuses on how microbes cause disease in humans and emphasizes facts vital to clinical practice. Readers will find the latest knowledge and advances in the field ... page references to the 5th Edition ... and full-color illustrations. Makes an excellent study tool for the microbiology portion of the USMLE Step 1 exam. Presents questions in the USMLE style to familiarize readers with the exam format. Includes correct answers for every questions, plus rationales that explain why those answers are correct. Features page references to the main text for each answer, making more information easy to find. Integrates 70 color illustrations that demonstrate complex concepts and the appearance of disease. Considers etiology, epidemiology, host defenses, identification, diagnosis, prevention, and control for a broad range of pathogens.

Microbiology Virology immunology parasitology mycology

Author: Todd A. Swanson
Publisher: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins
ISBN: 078176470X
Release Date: 2007-06-01
Genre: Medical

Completely revised by new authors, this Fifth Edition presents 100 patient cases designed specifically to prepare students for clinical vignettes on the USMLE Step 1. Each case proceeds from chief complaint through diagnostic workup and treatment and includes buzzwords in history taking, physical examination, laboratory tests, imaging, and pathology. This edition's cases give greater emphasis to pathogenesis, epidemiology, differential diagnosis, management, and complications and include radiologic images, photographs, tables, and algorithms. A new two-page format encourages students to read the case presentation and formulate an initial diagnosis before turning the page for the answer. The book ends with twenty all-new board-format questions and answers.

Microbiology

Author: Jacquelyn G. Black
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons Incorporated
ISBN: STANFORD:36105114161578
Release Date: 2005
Genre: Medical

This text follows a body systems approach to microbiology, and gives special attention to lively applications and real-life connections. It covers the fundamentals, and goes on to look at topics including growth, genetics, and environmental biology.

Arthropod borne Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat

Author: Susan Shaw
Publisher: CRC Press
ISBN: 9781840765786
Release Date: 2005-04-11
Genre: Medical

In recent years there has been growing international focus on the importance of emerging and re-emerging arthropod-borne diseases in both human and veterinary medicine. Increasingly these diseases are being diagnosed and treated in veterinary practice. In this book the authors first discuss the overall significance of this group of diseases, plus arthropod biology and immunology, and current laboratory diagnostic methods, followed by individual chapters on each disease entity, grouped by causative organism (protozoan, bacterial, viral). Each chapter covers background etiology and epidemiology, including the role of wildlife species and zoonotic effects, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment. The book is illustrated throughout in color and contains photographs of clinical cases, hematology, cytology and gross and microscopic pathology. In short, the book provides an accessible guide to arthropod-borne infectious disease for veterinarians in practice and training.