A career in veterinary medicine offers opportunities in a
wide variety of professional areas, including public health,
care of companion and food animals, government service,
research, and many others. A large percentage of veterinarians
also work in private clinical practice. No matter what
area of expertise, however, the link that bonds all veterinarians
is their ability and aptitude for problem solving and the
fact that they all thoroughly enjoy doing it.
Veterinarians want to know why.
This book presents a comprehensive view of veterinary vaccines and
diagnostics~past, present, and future. The authors were all participants
in the First International Veterinary Vaccines and Diagnostics
Conference (IVVDC) held during the summer of 1997 at the Monona
Terrace Convention Center, Madison, Wisconsin, USA,
Each session had co-chairs who selected four to six speakers. The
book follows the general organization of the conference.
The veterinary profession has made major diagnostic and
therapeutic advances in the treatment of infectious and
degenerative diseases. The incidence of chronic disease
and cancer, however, has increased at alarming rates and
is diagnosed at younger ages, even in puppies and kittens.
Perhaps it is this rising incidence of degenerative diseases
that has spawned an insatiable search by professionals,
scientists, and animal guardians for alternative therapies.
This book is written for veterinary medical students
as a primer for their clinical years and
should also be of benefit beyond graduation.
As the title suggests, our aim is to highlight
the essential relationship between tissue diseases,
their pathophysiologic consequences
and clinical expression. The book is designed
to emphasize the principles of organ system
dysfunction, providing a foundation on which
Book "Milk Production - An Up-to-Date Overview of Animal Nutrition, Management and Health" is organized into three main sections, and is concerned with the animal nutrition, animal management and, breeding and animal health. This book permits the reader's exposure to the expert's experience and scientific style of interpreting and integrating available data into his own views.
This collection was selected from papers presented at a conference titled
“Veterinary Science, Disease and Livestock Economies,” which was organized
by the editors and held at St Antony’s College, Oxford, in June 2005.
The idea for the conference originated from our project, sponsored by the
Wellcome Trust, which explored the history of veterinary science at the
Onderstepoort Research Laboratories in South Africa during the first half
of the twentieth century.
The authors would like to thank the Partnership for Agriculture and Rural
Development (CARD) Program funded this research. We also want
thank the support of their organization as follows:
• Research Institute for Aquaculture No. 1 in Vietnam,
• The University of Western Australia,
• Extension Center Ha Tinh, Nghe An, Thua Thien-Hue,
• Vietnam National Fisheries Quality Assurance and Veterinary
The ﬁeld of insect pathology has grown steadily since its inception as a formal academic discipline in the mid-1940s
(Steinhaus, 1949). Concomitantly, the applied side of insect pathology has also grown considerably resulting in the
commercial development of bacterial, viral, fungal and nematode entomopathogens as microbial control agents.