Category : Veterinary Medicine
Paratuberculosis, also referred to as Johne's disease, affects cattle, goats, sheep, buffalo, deer and other ruminants. Examining the epidemiology of paratuberculosis, the organism that causes the disease, and practical aspects of its diagnosis and control, the book also addresses the link between paratuberculosis in the food chain and human health implications, including Crohn's disease.This timely new edition:- Builds on a strong foundation to update, streamline, and better structure existing chapters with important new developments from the last decade;- Includes new chapters discussing the fast-growing field of whole genome based comparative genomics, and the increasing opportunities for disease control in low- and middle-income countries;- Brings on board rising star new authors from diverse backgrounds to include varied perspectives.A truly comprehensive, critical resource, this book is an essential reference for large animal veterinarians, livestock industry personnel and those involved in the dairy and meat industries, as well as microbiologists, researchers and students in these fields.
- Item Weight:2.72 pounds
- Hardcover:440 pages
- eText ISBN: 9781789243437
- eText ISBN: 9781789243420
- Dimensions:6.9 x 1.1 x 9.6 inches
- Publisher:CABI; 2nd edition (November 6, 2020)