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Tuberculosis in animals : Mycobacterium bacilli that cause devastating zoonotic diseases in many animals


Author:
Jean A. Larson and Animal Welfare Information Center (U.S.)
Source:
USDA
Year:
2004
Subject:
Tuberculosis in animals, Mycobacterium, Mycobacterium avium, Mycobacterium bovis, Tuberculosis in poultry, Zoonoses, animals, aquatic organisms, zoonoses, zoo animals, disease control, microbial genetics, wild animals, immune response, animal disease models, diagnostic techniques, and Bibliography
Abstract:
The focus of this publication is on information related to tubercular diseases of animals caused by the bacterial genus Mycobacterium. Livestock diseases are mostly caused by Mycobacterium bovis and the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex. Many species of animals are included: large ruminants, wildlife, wild animals as disease reservoirs, deer, elephants, birds, fish, etc. Topics are varied and include clinical aspects of the disease, the disease process, disease prevention and control, vaccines, immunology, bacterial genetics, zoonotic aspects etc.
Format:
1 electronic resource (377 pages)
Language:
English
Publisher:
U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Agricultural Research Service, National Agricultural Library, Animal Welfare Information Center
Series:
AWIC resource series
Collection:
NAL Information Centers Collection
Permanent URL:
https://handle.nal.usda.gov/10113/7083866