Ecology of Wild Bird Diseases: 1st Edition (Hardback) book cover

Ecology of Wild Bird Diseases

1st Edition

Edited by Sasan Fereidouni

CRC Press

500 pages | 8 Color Illus. | 42 B/W Illus.

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Hardback: 9780815379454
pub: 2020-04-15
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The Ecology of Wild Birds Diseases would present a new insight to infectious diseases from an ecological and epidemiological view. The book will help students, researchers, biologists, veterinarian and wildlife managers and conservationists to understand the complex epidemiological interactions among different factors, those that are important for occurrence and expansion of diseases; some which in turn can significantly impact other wild and domestic animal populations and human health. The purpose of the book is to serve as a reference text for understanding the complexity of diseases of wild birds bringing essential ecological and epidemiological information into one volume.

Table of Contents

Ecology of Bacterial Infections. Avian Cholera (Pasteurella infection). Salmonella infection. Avian Tuberculosis (Mycobacterium infection). Avian Chlamydiosis. Borrelia Infection. Tularemia Infection. Ecology of Viral Infections. Avian Paramyxoviruses. Influenza viruses. West Nile Virus. Eastern & Western Equine. Encephalitis. Inclusion Body Disease of Cranes. Herpesviruses. Reoviruses. Duck Virus Enteritis. Avian Adenoviruses. Papillomaviruses. Polyomaviruses. Retroviruses. Ecology of Fungal and parasitic diseases. Aspergillosis. Trichomoniasis. Avian Malaria. Ecology of Environmental diseases. Mycotoxicosis. Avian Botulism. Algal Biotoxins intoxication.

About the Editor

Dr. Sasan Fereidouni is a wild bird diseases specialist with more than twenty years of experience in the field. He is a Senior Scientist at the Research Institute of Wildlife Ecology at the University of Veterinary Medicine. Fereidouni is also a member of the advisory board of the Infection Ecology and Epidemiology Journal.

Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
MEDICAL / Veterinary Medicine / General
NATURE / Animals / General
NATURE / Ecology
SCIENCE / Life Sciences / General