Companion Animal Zoonoses
November 2010, Wiley-Blackwell
Covering the complete range of companion animal zoonoses, each topic begins with information on etiology, geographic distribution, epidemiology, and pathophysiology. The discussion then moves into clinical presentation, diagnosis, and management, alongside prevention information for both animals and humans. Companion Animal Zoonoses is an essential reference for practicing veterinarians, public health veterinarians, and veterinary students. It will also appeal to physicians who wish to better understand zoonotic diseases.
1 Parasitic Zoonoses (J. Scott Weese, Maureen E.C. Anderson, and Martha B. Fulford).
2 Bacterial Diseases (J. Scott Weese and Martha B. Fulford).
3 Viral Diseases (J. Scott Weese and Martha B. Fulford).
4 Fungal Diseases (J. Scott Weese and Martha B. Fulford).
5 Pets and Immunocompromised Individuals (Jason Stull).
6 Pet Bites (Martha B. Fulford).
Martha Fulford, MD, FRCPC, is an infectious diseases physician at McMaster University Medical Centre, Hamilton Health Sciences, and medical coordinator for the Waterloo Wellington Infection Control Network.
- Comprehensive resource on diseases transmitted between companion animals and humans
- Emphasizes prevention and control strategies for zoonotic diseases
- Provides practical information on preventing the spread of disease between pets and owners or veterinary staff
- Offers an in-depth, current guide with coverage of emerging issues, disease incidence and risk, and management measures
"J. Scott Weese & Martha B. Fulford's Companion Animal Zoonoses provides a fine resource on diseases transmissible between animals and humans and surveys the latest research on disease incidence, risk, and management." (The Midwest Book Review, 1 November 2011)