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Title Clostridial diseases of animals / [edited by] Francisco Alejandro Uzal, John Francis Prescott, J. Glenn Songer, Michel Robert Popoff
Published Ames, Iowa : John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2016


Description 1 online resource (xviii, 336 pages) : color illustrations
Contents Section 1. The pathogenic clostridia. Taxonomic relationships among the clostridia -- General physiological and virulence properties of the pathogenic clostridia -- Brief description of animal pathogenic clostridia -- Section 2. Toxins produced by the pathogenic clostridia. Toxins of histotoxic Clostridia: Clostridium chauvoei, Clostridium septicum, Clostridium novyi, and Clostridium sordellii -- Toxins of Clostridium perfringens -- Toxins of Clostridium difficile -- Clostridium botulinum and Clostridium tetani neurotoxins -- Section 3. Clostridial infections of the gastrointestinal system. Diseases produced by Clostridium perfringens type A in mammalian species -- NetF-associated necrotizing enteritis of foals and canine hemorrhagic gastroenteritis -- Necrotic enteritis of poultry -- Infections by Clostridium perfringens type B -- Diseases produced by Clostridium perfringens type C -- Diseases Produced by Clostridium perfringens type D -- Infections by Clostridium perfringens type E -- Diseases produced by Clostridium difficile -- Disease caused by Clostridium colinum: Ulcerative enteritis of poultry and other avian species -- Clostridial abomasitis -- Diseases produced by Clostridium spiroforme -- Section 4. Clostridial histotoxic infections. Blackleg -- Gas gangrene (malignant edema) -- Gangrenous dermatitis in poultry -- Bacillary hemoglobinuria -- Infectious necrotic hepatitis -- Tyzzer’s disease -- SECTION 5. Clostridial Neurotoxic Infections. Tetanus -- Botulism -- Diseases caused by other clostridia producing neurotoxins
Summary "Clostridial Diseases of Animals is the first book to focus on clostridial diseases in domestic and wild animals, offering a comprehensive reference on these common diseases"--Publisher's description
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on online resource; title from resource home page (ProQuest Ebook Central, viewed November 19, 2021)
Subject Clostridium diseases in animals.
Clostridium Infections -- veterinary
Clostridium -- pathogenicity
TECHNOLOGY & ENGINEERING -- Agriculture -- Animal Husbandry.
Clostridium diseases in animals
Form Electronic book
Author Uzal, Francisco Alejandro, 1958- editor.
Prescott, John F. (John Francis), 1949- editor.
Songer, J. Glenn (Joseph Glenn), 1950- editor.
Popoff, Michel R., editor.
LC no. 2016009650
ISBN 9781118728307