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Title Management of disease in wild mammals / Richard J. Delahay, Graham C. Smith, Michael R. Hutchings, editors
Published Tokyo ; New York : Springer, ©2009


Description 1 online resource (xiii, 284 pages) : illustrations
Contents The science of wildlife disease management / Richard J. Delahay, Graham C. Smith, and Michael R. Hutchings -- Wildlife population structure and parasite transmission : implications for disease management / Paul C. Cross [and others] -- Assessment of transmission rates and routes, and the implications for management / Peter Caley, Glenn Marion, and Michael R. Hutchings -- Modelling disease dynamics and management scenarios / Graham C. Smith [and others] -- An economic perspective on wildlife disease management / Richard Bennett, Graham C. Smith, and Ken Willis -- Options for the control of disease. 1, Targeting the infectious or parasitic agent / Jean Blancou [and others] -- Options for the control of disease. 2, Targeting hosts / Stephen P. Carter [and others] -- Options for the control of disease. 3, Targeting the environment / Alastair I. Ward [and others] -- Risk assessment and contingency planning for exotic disease introductions / Vicky S. Jackson [and others] -- Wildlife disease surveillance and monitoring / Marc Artois [and others] -- Disease management in endangered mammals / Andrew C. Breed [and others]
Summary Presents discussion of basic approaches to disease management, with reference to specific challenges presented by wild mammal populations and in the light of the results of recent research at the interfaces between disease epidemiology, host ecology, and wildlife management
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-278) and index
Notes English
Print version record
Subject Wildlife diseases -- Prevention
Wildlife diseases -- Treatment
Mammals -- Diseases -- Prevention
Mammals -- Diseases -- Treatment
Wildlife conservation.
Feral animals.
Mathematical models.
Risk assessment.
Animal Diseases -- therapy
Animals, Wild
Disease Transmission, Infectious -- prevention & control
Disease Transmission, Infectious -- veterinary
Models, Theoretical
Risk Assessment
Mammalia (class)
mathematical models.
risk assessment.
NATURE -- Environmental Conservation & Protection.
Sciences de la vie.
Risk assessment
Mathematical models
Feral animals
Wildlife conservation
Wildlife diseases -- Treatment
Form Electronic book
Author Delahay, Richard J
Smith, Graham C
Hutchings, Michael R
ISBN 9784431771340