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Published by Elsevier .
Written in English

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Statementedited by J. Van der Hoeden.
The Physical Object
Number of Pages774
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Open LibraryOL22817144M

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This essential, authoritative handbook provides clear, accurate coverage of zoonoses — diseases that can spread from animals to humans. The consistent format helps you quickly locate key information, such as how each disease affects the host, how it is spread, how it . laud their book as an ideal reference for veterinarians, veterinary techni-cians, and professional students, and as a general resource for healthcare professionals to help them understand and manage zoonotic diseases. Infor-mation on common, and currently top-ical, zoonoses are included; the book addresses diseases caused by bacteria. Zoonoses are a persistent threat to global human health. Today, more than diseases occurring in humans and animals are known to be mutually transmitted. Classic infectious diseases such as rabies, plague, and yellow fever have not been eradicated despite major efforts. New zoonotic diseases are appearing due to global conditions such as overpopulation, wars, and food scarcity, which Cited by: 1. The Oxford Textbook of Zoonoses comprehensively provides a systematic, cross disciplinary approach to the science and control of all zoonoses - diseases naturally transmissible between vertebrate animals and man. Written by international specialists in human and veterinary medicine, and divided into three sections along the lines of bacteriology, parasitology, and virology, the textbook Author: S.R. Palmer.

About this book. Provides expanded information which includes sections on historic background, current principles, and anticipated future changes, and consideration of the latest knowledge of human and veterinary medicine in the field of zoonoses. A chapter summary and selected bibliography for each of the first six chapters. 69 rows  A zoonosis (plural zoonoses, or zoonotic diseases) is an infectious disease caused by a Pronunciation: /zoʊˈɒnəsɪs, ˌzoʊəˈnoʊsɪs/.   The book is designed to provide a relatively simple overview and it does this. Books providing more comprehensive treatment of zoonotic diseases include Zoonoses: Infectious Diseases Transmissible from Animals to Humans, Kraus et al. (ASM Press, ) and Beran's extensive work, Handbook of Zoonoses (CRC Press, ). Doody's Review ServiceBrand: Elsevier Health Sciences. Zoonoses • Diseases transmitted from animals to humans • > zoonoses have been described • Pathogens include viruses, rickettsia, bacteria, fungi, parasites –Some rare – e.g. rabies –Some common – e.g. Salmonella • Some are very serious (rabies), others are less serious (cat scratch disease)File Size: KB.

The book will cover the most important zoonoses with a public health impact and debate actual developments in this field from a One Health perspective. The outline of the book follows a “setting” approach, i.e. special settings of zoonoses with a public health aspect, rather than presenting a simple textbook or encyclopedic character. This multivolume handbook presents the most authoritative and comprehensive reference work on major zoonoses of the world. The Handbook of Zoonoses covers most diseases communicable to humans, as well as those diseases common to both animals and humans. It identifies animal diseases that are host specific and reviews the effects of various human diseases on animals.   Zoonoses: Infectious Diseases Transmissible from Animals to Humans, fourth edition, is a revised and updated English language version based on the fourth German language edition. It is organized into sections on viral, bacterial, fungal, and parasitic by: 3. Zoonoses are diseases and infections which are transmitted between animals and man. This book provides an introduction to this and includes a guide to zoonotic infections and medicines used in their treatment. Case studies are also featured.