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Blackwell's Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases and Parasitology, 2nd Edition

Stephen C. Barr (Editor), Dwight D. Bowman (Editor)
ISBN: 978-0-470-96142-1
672 pages
September 2011, Wiley-Blackwell
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Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases and Parasitology, Second Edition  takes a user-friendly alphabetical format to cover a wide spectrum of canine and feline infectious diseases and parasite-related disorders. Part of the popular Five-Minute Veterinary Consult series, it includes information on many specific organisms and diseases, from amebiasis and Ehrlichiosis to rabies and ticks. The text also provides extensive differential diagnostic lists, as well as information on drugs, dosages, toxicity, treatment options, diagnostic testing, immunization recommendations, and cytological appearance.

The Second Edition presents three new chapters on canine influenza, sarcoptic mange, and staphylococcal pyoderma. Blackwell’s Five-Minute Veterinary Consult Clinical Companion: Canine and Feline Infectious Diseases and Parasitology, Second Edition is an ideal quick reference for veterinary professionals and students.

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Table of Contents

Contributors xi

Preface xiii

Acknowledgments xvi

Chapter 1 Amebiasis 3

Chapter 2 Anaerobic Infections 7

Chapter 3 Angiostrongylus Infection 11

Chapter 4 Aspergillosis—Nasal 16

Chapter 5 Aspergillosis—Systemic 23

Chapter 6 Astrovirus Infection 29

Chapter 7 Babesiosis 32

Chapter 8 Balantidiasis 40

Chapter 9 Bartonellosis 44

Chapter 10 Blastomycosis 51

Chapter 11 Bordetellosis: Cats 58

Chapter 12 Botulism 63

Chapter 13 Brucellosis 67

Chapter 14 Campylobacteriosis 73

Chapter 15 Candidiasis 77

Chapter 16 Canine Coronavirus Infection 82

Chapter 17 Canine Distemper 86

Chapter 18 Canine Herpesvirus Infection 92

Chapter 19 Canine Influenzavirus Infection 96

Chapter 20 Canine Lungworm(CRENOSOMA) 101

Chapter 21 Canine Lungworm(Filaroides) 106

Chapter 22 Canine Parvovirus Infection 110

Chapter 23 Canine Tracheal Worm(Oslerus) 117

Chapter 24 Chagas Disease (American Trypanosomiasis) 124

Chapter 25 Cheyletiellosis 131

Chapter 26 Chlamydiosis: Cats 135

Chapter 27 Clostridial Enterotoxicosis 139

Chapter 28 Coccidioidomycosis 144

Chapter 29 Coccidiosis 151

Chapter 30 Colibacillosis 156

Chapter 31 Cryptococcosis 160

Chapter 32 Cryptosporidiosis 167

Chapter 33 Cuterebriasis 172

Chapter 34 Cytauxzoonosis 177

Chapter 35 Demodicosis 181

Chapter 36 Dermatophilosis 189

Chapter 37 Dermatophytosis: Keratinophilic Mycosis 193

Chapter 38 Ear Mites 200

Chapter 39 Ehrlichiosis 203

Chapter 40 Feline Calicivirus Infection 213

Chapter 41 Feline Foamy (Syncytium-Forming) Virus Infection 220

Chapter 42 Feline Herpesvirus Infection 223

Chapter 43 Feline Immunodeficiency Virus 229

Chapter 44 Feline Infectious Peritonitis 235

Chapter 45 Feline Leukemia Virus Infection 243

Chapter 46 Feline Lungworm (Aelurostrongylus) 249

Chapter 47 Feline Panleukopenia 253

Chapter 48 Fleas and Flea Control 258

Chapter 49 Giardiasis 263

Chapter 50 Heartworm Disease—Cats 270

Chapter 51 Heartworm Disease: Dogs 275

Chapter 52 Helicobacter Infection 283

Chapter 53 Hemotropic Mycoplasmosis 288

Chapter 54 Hepatozoonosis 295

Chapter 55 Histoplasmosis 301

Chapter 56 Hookworms 309

Chapter 57 Infectious Canine Hepatitis Virus Infection 315

Chapter 58 Infectious Canine Tracheobronchitis (Kennel Cough) 320

Chapter 59 Kidney Worm (Dioctophyma) 325

Chapter 60 L-Form Bacterial Infections 328

Chapter 61 Leishmaniasis 331

Chapter 62 Leptospirosis 337

Chapter 63 Liver Fluke Infection 343

Chapter 64 Lung Fluke Infection (Paragonimus) 348

Chapter 65 Lyme Borreliosis 353

Chapter 66 Mycobacterial Infections 360

Chapter 67 Microsporidiosis 369

Chapter 68 Mycoplasmosis 373

Chapter 69 Nasal Capillariasis (Eucoleus) 378

Chapter 70 Nasal Mites (Pneumonyssoides) 381

Chapter 71 Neosporosis 385

Chapter 72 Nocardiosis 390

Chapter 73 Ollulanus Infection 394

Chapter 74 Physaloptera Infection 397

Chapter 75 Plague 401

Chapter 76 Pneumocystosis 405

Chapter 77 Pox Virus Infection 409

Chapter 78 Protothecosis 412

Chapter 79 Pseudorabies Virus Infection 416

Chapter 80 Pythiosis 419

Chapter 81 Q Fever 424

Chapter 82 Rabies 428

Chapter 83 Reovirus Infection 433

Chapter 84 RespiratoryCapillariasis (Eucoleus) 436

Chapter 85 Rhinosporidium Infection 440

Chapter 86 Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever 443

Chapter 87 Rotavirus Infection 450

Chapter 88 Roundworms (Ascariasis) 453

Chapter 89 Salmonellosis 461

Chapter 90 Salmon Poisoning 468

Chapter 91 Sarcocystis 472

Chapter 92 Sarcoptic Mange 475

Chapter 93 Spirocerca lupi 479

Chapter 94 Sporotrichosis 484

Chapter 95 Staphylococcal/Bacterial Pyoderma and Resistant 488

Chapter 96 Streptococcal Infections 495

Chapter 97 Strongyloides500

Chapter 98 Tapeworms (Cestodiasis) 505

Chapter 99 Tetanus 510

Chapter 100 Tick Bite Paralysis 517

Chapter 101 Ticks and Tick Control 521

Chapter 102 Toxoplasmosis 526

Chapter 103 Trichinosis 535

Chapter 104 Trichomoniasis 539

Chapter 105 Trichosporonosis 543

Chapter 106 Tularemia546

Chapter 107 Tyzzer's Disease550

Chapter 108 Urinary Capillariasis (Pearsonema) 553

Chapter 109 Whipworms (Trichuriasis) 556

Appendices 561

Appendix A Vaccination Schedule 562

Appendix B Products for Treatment of Canine Intestinal Parasites 564

Appendix C Parasiticides for Cats 565

Appendix D Canine Heartworm Preventatives 567

Appendix E Canine Products with Efficacies Against Arthropods 568

Appendix F Drug Formulary 569

Index 613

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Author Information

Stephen C. Barr, BVSc, MVS, PhD, DipACVIM (SA), is Professor of Medicine, Department of Clinical Sciences, College of Veterinary Medicine, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

Dwight D. Bowman, MS, PhD, is Professor of Parasitology, Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY.

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The Wiley Advantage

  • Covers an extensive list of canine and feline infectious diseases and common parasitic disorders organized alphabetically by etiologic agent
  • Designed for accessibility, with the most important information presented in concise, bulleted text
  • Includes new chapters on canine influenza, sarcoptic mange, and staphylococcal pyoderma
  • Makes clinically relevant information on both infectious diseases and parasitology in dogs and cats readily available to the clinician
  • Offers an ideal quick reference for veterinary professionals and students
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Reviews

“Apart from this, it provides a concise and valuable reference for small animal clinicians and a support for students developing an interest in infectious diseases and parasites.”  (Veterinary Record, 25 May 2013)

“This recently published book provides an excellent overview of all you need to know about dealing with “bugs”, from tiny (but deadly) viruses to tapeworms! . . . This book is also an excellent help for new graduates, who no doubt will appreciate the clear differential lists.”  (Vet Nurses Today, 1 October 2012)

“The result is an in-depth at-a-glance reference highly recommended for any veterinary collection.”  (Midwest Book Review, 1 June 2012)

 

 

 

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