Companion Animal Zoonoses

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Companion Animal Zoonoses

Companion Animal Zoonoses

By J. Scott Weese and Martha Fulford

Companion Animal Zoonoses Book PDF is a comprehensive resource on diseases transmissible between animals and humans. Presenting detailed prevention and control strategies for zoonotic diseases, the book is an in-depth guide to practical information on the spread of disease between pet animals and humans. This relevant work provides up-to-date information on emerging issues, disease incidence and risk, and management measures.

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.

  • 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
Table of Contents

Preface vii

Contributors ix

1 Parasitic Diseases 3
J. Scott Weese, Andrew S. Peregrine, Maureen E.C. Anderson, and Martha B. Fulford

2 Bacterial Diseases 109
J. Scott Weese and Martha B. Fulford

3 Viral Diseases 241
J. Scott Weese and Martha B. Fulford

4 Fungal Diseases 275
J. Scott Weese and Martha B. Fulford

5 Pets and Immunocompromised Individuals 299
Jason Stull

6 Pet Bites 311
Martha B. Fulford

Index 317

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