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Research Project: COUNTERMEASURES TO PREVENT, MITIGATE, AND CONTROL RIFT VALLEY FEVER (RVF)

Location: Arthropod-borne Animal Diseases Research

Title: Veterinary Microbiology, 3rd Edition

Author
item Mcvey, D Scott - Scott
item Chengappa, M - Kansas State University
item Kennedy, Melissa - University Of Tennessee

Submitted to: Complete Book
Publication Type: Book / Chapter
Publication Acceptance Date: 11/1/2012
Publication Date: 7/1/2013
Publication URL: http://www.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-0470959495,descCd-tableOfContents.html
Citation: Mcvey, D.S., Chengappa, M.M., Kennedy, M.K. 2013. Veterinary Microbiology, 3rd Edition. Complete Book. Wiley-Blackwell.

Interpretive Summary: Veterinary Microbiology, Third Edition is a comprehensive reference on the bacterial, fungal, and viral pathogenic agents that cause animal disease. The new edition has been thoroughly updated to reflect information from current research and diagnostic and clinical publications. Key changes include a review of microbial cell structure and function and increased emphasis on the key points of pathogenesis and host responses to infection.

Technical Abstract: Veterinary Microbiology, Third Edition is organized into four sections and begins with an updated and expanded introductory section on infectious disease pathogenesis, diagnosis and clinical management. The second section covers bacterial and fungal pathogens, and the third section describes viral diseases and viruses. The final section presents a systematic approach of describing infection and disease of animals. The text is written to be equally useful for beginning veterinary students and practitioners.