Veterinary Microbiology, 4th Edition
D. Scott McVey (Editor), Melissa Kennedy (Editor), M. M. Chengappa (Editor), Rebecca Wilkes (Editor)
Comprehensive reference work on the bacterial, fungal, and viral pathogens that cause animal diseases
Veterinary Microbiology, Fourth Edition presents comprehensive information based on the most recent research, diagnostic, and clinical publications for bacterial, fungal, and viral animal diseases. The information provided is intended to be most relevant for veterinary students and practitioners.
The text is supported throughout by high-quality and full-color images to aid learning. A companion website offers chapter content, supplemental information, and figures from the book in PowerPoint format. Sample topics discussed within the book include:
- Pathogenic bacteriology: includes major classifications and genera of bacteria associated with veterinary infectious disease
- Pathogenic mycology: dermatophytes, agents of subcutaneous mycoses, and agents of systemic mycoses
- Pathogenic virology: includes RNA and DNA viruses as well as prions associated with veterinary infectious disease
About the Author
D. Scott McVey, DVM, PhD, DACVM, is Past President of ACVM and the Associate Dean and Director of the Iowa/Nebraska Professional Program for Veterinary Medicine, University of Nebraska Lincoln, Lincoln, Nebraska.
Melissa Kennedy, DVM, PhD, DACVM, is Past President of ACVM and Associate Professor and Director of the Biomedical and Diagnostic Sciences Department, College of Veterinary Medicine at University of Tennessee, in Knoxville, Tennessee.
Rebecca Wilkes, DVM, PhD, DACVM, is an Associate Professor of Molecular Diagnostics in the Comparative Pathobiology Department and Section Head for molecular and virology sections at the Animal Disease Diagnostic Laboratory at Purdue University in West Lafayette, Indiana.
M.M. Chengappa, BVSc, MVSc, MS, PhD, DACVM, is Past President of ACVM and a University Distinguished Professor in the Department of the Diagnostic Medicine/Pathobiology , College of Veterinary Medicine at Kansas State University in Manhattan, Kansas.