The definitive reference for the diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of small animal infections, Infectious Diseases of the Dog and Cat, 4th Edition delivers current, comprehensive information essential to the management of infectious diseases caused by viruses, rickettsiae, chlamydiae, mycoplasmas, bacteria, fungi, algae, protozoa, and unknown agents. Each section guides you through diagnostic testing for specific microorganisms, from sample collection to laboratory submission to interpretation of results, then details appropriate treatment measures and pharmacologic considerations for the various related infections. Full-color illustrations and hundreds of tables provide quick, convenient access to diagnostic and therapeutic guidelines, and thoroughly updated drug information helps you confidently administer appropriate dosages for the most effective treatment and prevention.
- The most comprehensive infectious disease coverage available helps you confidently address clinical problems related to infectious diseases in dogs and cats, and includes:
- Immunization strategies and environmental control of infections
- Immunodeficiency disorders
- Prevention of infection in multi-pet and shelter settings
- Immunocompromised people and their pets
- Vibrant full-color illustrations clarify disease features and modes of disease transmission for enhanced diagnostic accuracy and disease prevention.
- Convenient tables deliver therapeutic recommendations and drug dosages at a glance.
- Complete antimicrobial drug formulary provides fast, easy access to indications, recommended dosages, and pharmacologic considerations essential for all relevant pharmaceuticals.
- State-of-the-art diagnostic testing procedures help you ensure accurate diagnoses for all clinically relevant pathogens.
- Content reflects the expert insight and vast clinical experience of a panel of trusted authorities on small animal infectious diseases.
- Easy-to-use companion website provides convenient online access to additional images, tables, boxes, appendices, and references linked directly to original PubMed abstracts.
- Expanded coverage of zoonoses, zoonotic potential, and precautions helps you effectively monitor and treat zoonotic infections.
- Fully updated drug formulary reflects the most current pharmacokinetics, indications, contraindications, handling and administration guidelines, and dosage recommendations available.
- Updated content throughout the text details current diagnostic testing regimens and therapeutic and preventive considerations for all pathogens you're likely to encounter in the clinical setting.
- Special focus on disease incidence and susceptibility in traveling animals helps you alert animal owners to potential risks associated with pet travel.
Section I: Viral, Rickettsial, Chlamydial, and Mycoplasmal Diseases
1. Laboratory Diagnosis of Viral and Rickettsial Infections and Epidemiology of Infectious Disease
2. Antiviral and Immunomodulatory Chemotherapy
3. Canine Distemper
4. Infectious Canine Hepatitis, Canine Acidophil Cell Hepatitis
5. Canine Herpesviral Infection
6. Canine Infectious Respiratory Disease
7. Nonrespiratory Parainfluenza Viral Infections of Dogs
8. Canine Enteric Viral Infections
9. Feline Enteric Viral Infections
10. Feline Coronaviral Infections
11. Feline Leukemia Viral Infections
12. Feline Immunodeficiency Viral Infections
13. Feline Adenoviral Infection
14. Feline Respiratory Infections
15. Feline Foamy (Synctium-Forming) Viral Infection
16. Feline Paramyxoviral Infections
17. Poxviral Infection
18. Papillomaviral Infections
19. Miscellaneous Viral Infections
20. Rabies and Other Lyssaviral Infections
22. Enteroviral Infections
23. Influenza Viral Infections
24. Arthropod-Borne Viral Infections
25. Neorickettsia and Wolbachia Infections
26. Ehrlichia and Anaplasma Infections
27. Rocky Mountain and Mediterranean Spotted Fevers, Cat-Flea Typhuslike Illness, Rickettsialpox, Typhus, and Q Fever
28. Chlamydial Infections
Section II: Bacterial Diseases
29. Hemotrophic Mycoplasmosis (Haemobartonellosis)
30.Mycoplasmal, Ureaplasmal, and L-Form Infections
31. Laboratory Diagnosis of Bacterial Infections
32. Antibacterial Chemotherapy
33. Stroptococcal and Other Gram-Positive Bacterial Infections
34. Staphylococcal Infections
35. Gram-Negative Infections
37. Enteric Bacterial Infections
38. Canine Brucellosis
39. Anaerobic Infections
44. Miscellaneous Bacterial Infections
47. Actinomycosis and Nocardiosis
48. Mycobacterial Infections
50. Abscesses and Pyogranulomatous Inflammation Caused by Bacteria
51. Bite Wound Infections
53. Surgical and Traumatic Wound Infections
Section III: Fungal Diseases
54.Laboratory Diagnosis of Fungal and Algal Infections
55. Antifungal Chemotherapy
56. Cutaneous Fungal Infections
60. Coccidioidomycosis and Paracoccidioidomycosis
62. Aspergillosis and Penicillosis
63. Candidiasis and Rhodotorulosis
65. Miscellaneous Fungal Infections
Section IV: Protozoal Diseases
70. Laboratory Diagnosis of Protozoal Infections
71. Antiprotozoal Chemotherapy
77. Enteric Protozoal Infections
78. Nonenteric Amebiasis
79. Toxoplasmosis and Neosporosis
80. Enteric Coccidiosis
81. Cryptosporidiosis and Cyclosporiasis
82. Neurologic Diseases of Suspected Infectious Origin and Prion Disease
Section V: Clinical Problems
83. Heartworm Disease
84. Integumentary Infections
85. Musculoskeletal Infections
86. Cardiovascular Infections
87. Bacterial Respiratory Infections
88. Gastrointestinal and Intra-Abdominal Infections
89. Hepatobiliary Infections
90. Genitourinary Infections
91. Bacterial Infections of the Central Nervous System
92. Ocular Infections
93. Environmental Factors in Infectious Disease
94. Immunodeficiencies and Infectious Diseases
96. Prevention and Management of Infection in Kennels
97. Prevention and Management of Infectious Diseases in Multiple-Cat Environments
98. Considerations and Management of Infectious Diseases of Feral Cats
99. Immunocompromised People and Shared Human and Animal Infections
100. Immunoprophylaxis and Immunodiagnosis
Antimicrobial Drug Formulary
Web Appendix 1: Recommendations for Core and Noncore Vaccinations of Dogs
Web Appendix 2: Recommendations for Core and Noncore Vaccinations of Cats
Web Appendix 3: Canine and Feline Biologics Manufacturers and Products Available Worldwide
Web Appendix 4: Compendium of Animal Rabies Prevention and Control
Web Appendix 5: Laboratory Testing for Infectious Diseases of Dogs and Cats
Web Appendix 6: Manufacturers of Diagnostic Test Kits and Their Products
Web Appendix 7: Disease Rule-Outs for Medical Problems
Web Appendix 8: Concentrations and Dosages of Locally Used Ocular Antibacterial Agents
Dr. Sykes is the founder of the International Society of Companion Animal Infectious Diseases; a group dedicated to enhancing control of infectious diseases in animals and thus reducing spread of disease. She has authored several book chapters on canine and feline infectious diseases. She reviews manuscripts for several major international veterinary journals and has been an editor for the Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine and has served on the editorial board for American Journal of Veterinary Research.
Craig E. Greene Professor, Department of Small Animal Medicine, College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Georgia, Athens, GA, USA.