Equine Infectious Diseases - Elsevier eBook on VitalSource (Retail Access Card), 2nd Edition
Elsevier eBook on VitalSource - Access Card
Ideal for both practitioners and students, Equine Infectious Diseases, 2nd Edition covers the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of infectious disease in horses. Organized by infectious agent — viral, bacterial and rickettsial, protozoal, and fungal — it includes complete coverage of the individual diseases caused by each type of agent. A section on clinical problems offers effective treatment for conditions such as ocular infections, CNS infections, and skin infections. Preventing and controlling infectious disease outbreaks is addressed with information on epidemiology, biosecurity, antimicrobial therapy, and recognizing foreign equine diseases.
- Public health considerations presented in nearly every chapter discuss zoonotic disease potential and precautions, as well as other public health concerns.
- Appendix of infectious disease rule-outs for medical problems shows which symptoms may indicate specific infectious diseases with cross-references to the chapters in which they are discussed.
- Antimicrobial drug formulary appendix provides information on adjusting dosages on the basis of clinical and toxicologic data.
- Appendix for vaccination guidelines for horses in North America helps horse traders understand the necessary steps to avoid hefty fines and even license suspensions for non-compliance.
- The most up-to-date immunization recommendations for horses in North America, organized by foals/weanlings, yearlings, performance horses, pleasure horses, and broodmares.
- Easy access to references on PubMed links you to the original abstracts, with content updates to keep you aware of new infectious diseases and their impact on people and animals, as well as stunning downloadable images.
- Full-color photos and illustrations provide clear, accurate representations of clinical appearances of infectious diseases.
- NEW! The most up-to-date coverage of equine piroplasmosis reflects what experts have learned as more outbreaks of this tick-borne disease have occurred in the US.
- NEW! Content on EHV-1 keeps you current on the diagnosis and treatment of this potentially serious disease in horses.
- NEW! Information on how global climate changes are creating more diseases in horses keeps you alert to the possibilities of new and emerging diseases worldwide.
- NEW! Expanded coverage of biosecurity on farms and in veterinary practices helps you develop an effective biosecurity program and emphasizes how to isolate or eliminate the source of infectious agents.
- NEW! Additional clinical algorithms offer detailed prevention strategies in addition to diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines.
- NEW! New appendix of product and diagnostic test kit manufacturers on the companion website, gives you access to the most current products and advances available in equine medicine.
Section I: Clinical Problems
1. Respiratory Tract Infections
2. Cardiovascular Infections
3. Gastrointestinal and Peritoneal Infections
4. Central Nervous System Infections
5. Infections of Muscle, Joint and Bone
6. Neonatal Septicemia
7. Infections of Skin
8. Reproductive Tract Infections and Abortion
9. Urinary Tract Infections
10. Ocular Infections
11. Systemic Inflammatory Response Syndrome
Section II: Viral Diseases
12. Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral Infections
13. Equine Influenza
14. Equine Herpesviruses
15. Equine Viral Arteritis
16. African Horse Sickness
17. Miscellaneous Viral Respiratory Diseases
18. Viral Diarrhea
20. Alphavirus Encephalitides
21. Flavivirus Encephalitides
22. Borna Disease
23. Equine Infectious Anemia
24. Vesicular Stomatitis
25. Papillomavirus Infections
26. Miscellaneous Viral Diseases
Section III: Bacterial and Rickettsial Diseases
27. Laboratory Diagnosis of Bacterial Infections
28. Streptococcal infections
29. Staphylococcal Infections
31. Rhodococcus Equi Infection
33. Lyme Borreliosis
34. Lawsonia Intracellularis
36. Glanders and Farcy
38. Contagious Equine Metritis
39. Anaplasma Phagocytophila Infection
40. Neorickettsia Risticii Infection
41. Enteric Clostridial Infections
42. Systemic Clostridial Infections
45. Miscellaneous Bacterial Infections
Section IV: Fungal Diseases
46. Laboratory Diagnosis of Fungal Diseases
51. Pythiosis and Zygomycosis
53. Miscellaneous Fungal Infections
Section V: Parasitic Diseases
54. Laboratory Diagnosis of Parasitic Diseases
55. Protozoal Myeloencephalitis
57. Nematode Infections
58. Cestode Infections
60. Miscellaneous Parasitic Infections
Section VI: Prevention and Control of Infectious Diseases
61. Epidemiology of Infectious Diseases
62. Biosecurity and Control of Infectious Disease Outbreaks
63. Infectious Diseases and International Movement of Horses
65. Antimicrobial Therapy
Infectious Disease Rule-outs for Medical Problems
Laboratory Testing for Infectious Diseases
Manufacturers of Diagnostic Test Kits and Products
Antimicrobial Drug Formulary
Debra C. Sellon, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, Professor, Department of Veterinary Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Washington State University, Pullman, WA and Maureen Long, DVM, PhD, DACVIM, College of Vet Medicine; University of Florida