Zoonoses: Infectious Diseases Transmissible from Animals to Humans, Third Edition

Authors: Hartmut Krauss1, Albert Weber2, Max Appel3, Burkhard Enders4, Henry D. Isenberg5, Hans Gerd Schiefer6, Werner Slenczka7, Alexander von Graevenitz8, Horst Zahner9
Affiliations: 1: Institut für Hygiene und Infektionskrankheiten der Tiere Justus Liebig UniversitätGiessen, Germany; 2: Bayerisches Landesamt für Gesundheit und LebensmittelsicherheitErlangen, Germany; 3: College of Veterinary Medicine Cornell UniversityIthaca, New York; 4: Chiron Behring GmbH & Co.Marburg/Lahn, Germany; 5: Long Island Jewish Medical CenterNew Hyde Park, New York; 6: Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie Klinikum der Justus Liebig UniversitätGiessen, Germany; 7: Institut für Virologie Klinikum der Philipps UniversitätMarburg/Lahn, Germany; 8: Institut für Medizinische Mikrobiologie Universität ZürichZürich, Switzerland; 9: Institut für Parasitologie Justus Liebig UniversitätGiessen, Germany
Content Type: Monograph
Format: Paperback, Electronic
Publication Year: 2003

Category: Clinical Microbiology

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Written by veterinarians, medical microbiologists, and physicians with broad experience in the field of infectious diseases, this valuable physician's reference covers all aspects of epidemiology, diagnosis, and differential diagnosis, as well as therapy and prophylaxis of zoonotic diseases.

Among the topics covered are zoonotic pathogens as agents of biological warfare, emergence and re-emergence of zoonotic diseases, opportunistic zoonotic infections, risks of xenotransplantation, imported zoonotic infections, food-borne zoonoses, and transmissible spongiform encephalopathies. It also examines the most advanced diagnostic techniques, include PCR and ELISA, for the detection of sporadic infections even with rare organisms.

is a valuable desk top reference for professionals in medicine, veterinary medicine, public health, and diagnostic laboratories and it will be especially helpful for those who are not experts in the field.

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