Clinical Veterinary Microbiology, 2nd Edition

Authors :
Bryan Markey & Finola Leonard & Marie Archambault & Ann Cullinane & Dores Maguire
Date of Publication: 10/2013
This beautifully illustrated, comprehensive reference provides concise information on the materials and methods of bacteriology, mycology, and virology. The book covers the collection, isolation, and culture of diagnostic specimens, with detailed not ...view more
This beautifully illustrated, comprehensive reference provides concise information on the materials and methods of bacteriology, mycology, and virology. The book covers the collection, isolation, and culture of diagnostic specimens, with detailed notes on the biochemical, serological and other tests currently used to identify and distinguish between microbial pathogens. The new edition sets out to provide the most up-to-date account of all the clinically and economically important pathogens, including Bovine Spongiform Encephalomyeltis, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, E-coli, and Salmonella. The clear, accessible format, together with the complete revision of the content, makes this a valuable resource.

"This book, co-written by five specialists provides a complete and up-to-date source of information for everything related to infection". Reviewed by: Fabienne Dethioux, Tomorrow's Vets Date: December 2014
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This beautifully illustrated, comprehensive reference provides concise information on the materials and methods of bacteriology, mycology, and virology. The book covers the collection, isolation, and culture of diagnostic specimens, with detailed notes on the biochemical, serological and other tests currently used to identify and distinguish between microbial pathogens. The new edition sets out to provide the most up-to-date account of all the clinically and economically important pathogens, including Bovine Spongiform Encephalomyeltis, Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease, E-coli, and Salmonella. The clear, accessible format, together with the complete revision of the content, makes this a valuable resource.

'Microbes are involved in numerous conditions and their knowledge and mastering their identification and management is essential, especially at times when bacterial resistance is on the rise. This book, co-written by five specialists provides a complete and up-to-date source of information for everything related to infection'. Reviewed by: Fabienne Dethioux, Tomorrow's Vets   Date: December 2014


New to this edition
  • Greatly expanded chapter on viruses
  • More on PRIONS (including BSE)
  • Reclassification of viruses - many changes to nomenclature
  • Fully revised pathogenicity sections
  • Revised/complete coverage of E coli 0157
  • Revised Systems section
  • Complete update of Infectious Diseases coverage in the appendices

Key Features
  • High quality full colour photography - Essential for accurate diagnosis
  • Fully revised pathogenicity sections taking into account the major discoveries/incidences of the last 3-5 years
  • Reclassification of viruses, including changes to nomenclature
  • Appendices of Infectious Diseases - Fast access to vital information
  • Unique and practical inclusion of virology, bacteriology and mycology in one text

Author Information
By Bryan Markey, MVB, PhD, DipStat MRCVS, Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Microbiology, Department of Veterinary Microbiology & Parasitology, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; Finola Leonard, MVB, PhD, MRCVS, Senior Lecturer in Veterinary Microbiology, Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland; Marie Archambault, DMV, MSc, PhD, Dipl ACVM, Professeure adjointe/Assistant professor Groupe de Recherche sur les Maladies Infectieuses du Porc (GREMIP), Departement de Pathologie et Microbiologie, Faculte de Medecine Veterinaire, Universite de Montreal, Canada; Ann Cullinane, MVB, PhD, MRCVS, Head of Virology, Irish Equine Centre, Ireland and Dores Maguire, AIMLS, Section Head Technician, Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, University College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland