Parasitic Diseases of Wild Birds – Carter T. Atkinson, Nancy J. Thomas, D. Bruce Hunter

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Parasitic Diseases of Wild Birds provides thorough coverage of major parasite groups affecting wild bird species. Broken into four sections covering protozoa, helminths, leeches, and arthropod parasites, this volume provides reviews of the history, disease, epizootiology, pathology, and population impacts caused by parasitic disease. Taking a unique approach that focuses on the effects of the parasites on the host, Parasitic Diseases of Wild Birds fills a unique niche in animal health literature.

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

Carter T. Atkinson, Ph.D., is a research microbiologist with the U. S. Geological Survey, Pacific Island Ecosystems Research Center. His research focuses on protozoan parasites of vertebrates, particularly birds, with a recent emphasis on the effects of introduced avian malaria on Hawaiian forest birds.

Nancy J. Thomas, DVM, MS, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Pathologists, is an endangered species specialist for the U. S. Geological Survey, National Wildlife Health Center. She has more than 20 years of experience in diagnostic pathology and research on wild bird diseases.

Bruce Hunter, DVM, MSC, is a professor in the Department of Pathobiology, Ontario Veterinary College, University of Guelph. His specialty encompasses avian, fur-bearing, and wildlife pathology and ecosystem health. His research interests have included infectious diseases in commercial poultry, West Nile Virus in owls, and diseases of mink.

REVIEWS

"This is an excellent text that contains a tremendous amount of information useful for both wildlife biologists and veterinarians." - Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, June 2009

"Overall this very reasonably-priced book is quite well done. I recommend this book to any veterinarian working with wild birds or wild-caught birds including zoo specimens or veterinary students with an interest in such matters. Wildlife biologists, wildlife rehabilitators and wildlife centers should also find this book useful. University parasitologists should also find an interest in this new offering." -Veterinary Information Network

FEATURES

  • Thorough coverage of key parasite groups affecting wild birds
  • Succinctly reviews history, disease, epizootiology, pathology, and population impacts of parasitic diseases
  • Focuses on the effects of parasites on the host
  • Fulfills unique niche in animal health literature

 

 

Doplňkové parametry

Kategorie: Imunologie & parazitologie & virologie & infekce
Jazyk: angličtina
Vazba: pevná
Počet stran: 610
Nakladatel: Wiley-Blackwell, 2008
ISBN: 978-0-813-82081-1

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