Infectious Diseases of Dromedary Camels: A Concise Guide

Infectious Diseases Of Dromedary Camels: A Concise Guide

By Abdelmalik I. Khalafalla and Mansour F. Hussein

Infectious Diseases of Dromedary Camels, A Concise Guide PDF serves as a comprehensive yet concise reference guide reviewing the latest knowledge on bacterial, viral, fungal and parasitic infectious diseases of old world dromedary camels. Pathogen etiology, clinical manifestations and diagnostic techniques are provided for each pathogen and disease prevention and treatment strategies are discussed.

Despite a steady increase in camel husbandry worldwide, the pathologies of camel diseases are still relatively under investigated in comparison to other livestock and companion animals. With an ongoing worldwide prevalence increase, infectious diseases are a constant threat to animal and human health. In recent years dromedary camels have become a focus of increasing public health interest since they have been considered the direct source of zoonotic transmission of MERS-CoV to humans. Along these lines, the book covers topics related to zoonotic infections associated with camels.

This book offers a valuable source of information for veterinary clinicians, researchers, graduate students, veterinary technicians and interested laymen.

Table of Contents

Evolution, Distribution, and Economic Importance of the Camels

Viral Diseases of Dromedary Camels

Camel Pox

Camel Contagious Ecthyma

Camel Papillomatosis

Rabies

Peste Des Petits Ruminants (PPR)

Rift Valley Fever

MERS-CoV Infection

Camel Prion Disease (CPrD)

Bacterial Diseases of Dromedary Camels

Anthrax

Botulism

Brucellosis (Brucella abortus and Br. melitensis)

Caseous Lymphadenitis (Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis)

Chlamydiosis (Chlamydophila abortus)

Clostridial Enterotoxemia

Colibacillosis

Contagious Skin Necrosis (CSN)

Coxiellosis (Q-Fever) (Coxiella burnetii Infection)

Dermatophilosis (Dermatophilus congolensis)

Endotoxicosis in Camels (Hemorrhagic Disease; Hemorrhagic Diathesis; Bodus cereus Intoxication)

Burkholderiosis (Glander’s Disease)

Leptospirosis (Weil’s Disease)

Listeriosis (Circling Disease)

Mastitis

Melioidosis (Whitmore Disease; Burkholderia pseudomallei Infection)

Mycoplasmosis

Paratuberculosis (Johne’s Disease)

Pasteurellosis (Hemorrhagic Septicemia)

Rickettsial Diseases

Salmonellosis

Tetanus (Clostridium tetani)

Tuberculosis

Yersinia pestis (Camel Plague)

Fungal Diseases of Dromedary Camels

Ringworm (Dermatomycosis)

Aspergillosis

Candidiasis (Moniliasis)

Cryptococcosis

Ectoparasitic Diseases of Dromedary Camels

Mange Mite Infestation (Sarcoptes, Demodex, Psoroptes, and Chorioptes)

Tick Infestation

Fly Infestation (Myiasis)

Louse and Flea Infestations

Endoparasitic Diseases of Dromedary Camels

Gastrointestinal Helminths (Haemonchosis)

Extraintestinal Helminths

Gastrointestinal and Tissue Protozoa

Endoparasitic Arthropods

Blood Parasites of Dromedary Camels

Trypanosomosis

Tick-Borne Diseases

Multi-factorial Diseases of Dromedary Camels

The Respiratory Disease

Neonatal Diarrhea

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