Infectious Disease Management in Animal Shelters

Infectious Disease Management in Animal Shelters

By: Lila Miller (editor), Kate Hurley (editor)Paperback

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Infectious Disease Management in Animal Shelters is a comprehensive guide to preventing, managing, and treating disease outbreaks in shelters. Emphasizing strategies for the prevention of illness and mitigation of disease, this book provides detailed, practical information regarding fundamental principles of disease control and specific management of important diseases affecting dogs and cats in group living environments. Taking an in-depth, population health approach, the text presents information to aid in the fight against the most significant and costly health issues in shelter care facilities.

About Author

The Editors: Lila Miller, DVM, is Vice President of Veterinary Outreach, and Veterinary Advisor of the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals in New York, NY. She is also an adjunct assistant professor at the University of Pennsylvania School of Veterinary Medicine and Cornell University College of Veterinary Medicine. She is co-editor of the textbook Shelter Medicine for Veterinarians and Staff and has more than 30 years experience working in the field of animal sheltering. Kate F. Hurley, DVM, MPVM, is Director of the Koret Shelter Medicine Program and Assistant Clinical Professor of Shelter Medicine and Small Animal Population Health for the School of Veterinary Medicine at the University of California in Davis, CA. In addition to over 20 years experience working in shelters, she is also a recognized leader in the field of infectious disease epidemiology.


Contributors ix Preface xi Acknowledgments xiii Section 1: Principles of Disease Management 3 1 Introduction to Disease Management in Animal Shelters 5 Kate F. Hurley and Lila Miller 2 Wellness 17 Brenda Griffin 3 Outbreak Management 39 Kate F. Hurley 4 Sanitation and Disinfection 49 Glenda Dvorak and Christine A. Petersen 5 Canine and Feline Vaccinations and Immunology 61 Laurie J. Larson, Sandra Newbury, and Ronald D. Schultz 6 Pharmacology 83 Virginia R. Fajt 7 Necropsy Techniques 107 Patricia A. Pesavento Section 2: Respiratory Diseases 123 8 Feline Upper Respiratory Disease 125 Janet M. Scarlett 9 Canine Kennel Cough Complex 147 Claudia J. Baldwin 10 Canine Distemper Virus 161 Sandra Newbury, Laurie J. Larson, and Ronald D. Schultz 11 Canine Infl uenza 173 Cynda Crawford and Miranda Spindel Section 3: Gastrointestinal Diseases 181 12 Feline Panleukopenia 183 Helen Tuzio 13 Canine Parvovirus and Coronavirus 197 Leslie D. Appel and Stephen C. Barr 14 Internal Parasites 209 Dwight D. Bowman 15 Bacterial and Protozoal Gastrointestinal Disease 223 Michael R. Lappin and Miranda Spindel Section 4: Dermatological Disease 241 16 Dermatophytosis 243 Karen A. Moriello and Sandra Newbury 17 Ectoparasites 275 Karen A. Moriello, Sandra Newbury, and Alison Diesel Section 5: Other Diseases 299 18 Rabies 301 James C. Wright 19 Feline Leukemia Virus and Feline Immunodefi ciency Virus 307 Julie K. Levy 20 Feline Infectious Peritonitis 319 Catherine H. Mullin 21 Vector-Borne Diseases 331 Janet Foley 22 Heartworm Disease 341 C. Thomas Nelson 23 Zoonosis 349 Jennifer Calder and Lila Miller Index 375

Product Details

  • ISBN13: 9780813813790
  • Format: Paperback
  • Number Of Pages: 398
  • ID: 9780813813790
  • weight: 784
  • ISBN10: 0813813794

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