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Pathology of Pet and Aviary Birds, 2nd Edition

ISBN: 978-0-470-37662-1
234 pages
February 2008, Wiley-Blackwell
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Description

Pathology of Pet and Aviary Birds, Second Edition provides a comprehensive reference to the gross and histologic features of diseases seen in pet and aviary birds, with more than 850 images depicting disease lesions.

• Provides a complete resource for identifying both common and not-so-common diseases in a wide range of avian species
• Includes more than 850 full-color images to show disease lesions
• Offers context for the interpretation of pathologic findings, promoting an understanding of the pathogenesis and epizootiology of disease
• Adds information on pigeons and chickens, pathophysiology, prognosis and trends, and globally relevant diseases
• Aids pathologists, diagnosticians, and avian veterinarians in identifying lesions in pet birds

 

 
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Table of Contents

Previously Published Materials.

Preface.

Acknowledgments.

1 Cardiovascular System.

2 Respiratory System.

3 Gastrointestinal System and Pancreas.

4 Liver.

5 Urinary System.

6 Reproductive System.

7 Endocrine System.

8 Lymphatic and Hematopoietic System.

9 Musculoskeletal System.

10 Nervous System.

11 Integument.

12 Special Sense Organs.

13 Peritoneum and Mesenteries.

Index.

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Author Information

Robert E. Schmidt, DVM, PhD, Diplomate American College of Veterinary Pathologists, is a Pathologist, Zoo/Exotic Pathology Service, West Sacramento, California.

Drury R Reavill, DVM, Diplomate American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Avian Practice), Diplomate American College of Veterinary Pathologists, is a Pathologist, Zoo/Exotic Pathology Service.

David N Phalen, DVM, PhD, Diplomate American Board of Veterinary Practitioners (Avian Practice), is an Associate Professor in the Department of Large Animal Medicine and Surgery, College of Veterinary Medicine, Texas A&M University, College Station.

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