Atlas of Avian Necropsy: Macroscopic Diagnosis Sampling Updated edition
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Atlas of Avian Necropsy: Macroscopic Diagnosis Sampling Updated edition

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This atlas describes the avian necropsy technique in a detailed and systematic manner. It also provides information about the pathologies commonly observed in poultry at the slaughterhouse, as well as guidelines on how to collect samples for diagnostic tests. This updated edition includes, in addition to more than 200 images, explanatory videos to obtain the maximum diagnostic yield.

Natàlia Majó Masferrer

Natàlia Majó Masferrer holds a PhD in veterinary medicine from the University of Barcelona (UAB) and is a Diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP) and of the European College of Poultry Veterinary Science (ECVPS). She is currently professor in the Department of Animal Health and Anatomy at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the UAB and a researcher at the Centre for Research into Animal Health (CReSA).

Her teaching and research focus on animal pathology, more specifically avian pathology. She is head of the Veterinary Pathology Diagnostic Service at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the UAB. Her latest research projects have dealt with avian viral diseases: avian infectious bronchitis, Gumboro disease and avian influenza. She has published more than 80 articles in international journals and participated in many seminars and congresses in Spain and elsewhere. She has supervised 10 PhD theses on topics related to veterinary pathology. She has also taught training courses in avian pathology. She is a member of the ECVP Council and of the Board of Directors of the Spanish Association of Poultry Science (AECA).

Roser Dolz Pascual

Roser Dolz Pascual holds a PhD in veterinary medicine from the University of Barcelona (UAB) and is a Diplomate of the European College of Poultry Veterinary Science (ECVPS). She was a researcher at the Centre for Research into Animal Health (CReSA) for 7 years after completing her PhD, and collaborated in the Veterinary Pathology Diagnostic Service at the UAB. Her research focused on viral diseases and on Campylobacter, with research projects at a national and European level.

In 2014, she became a manager at PH Ibérica, dedicated to developing and selling feed additives. After two years, she joined the MSD Animal Health team, where she currently works as a technical specialist in poultry. She has published more than 20 articles in international scientific journals and has participated as a speaker at numerous poultry seminars, courses and congresses on poultry, both in Spain and elsewhere.

1. Necropsy technique in poultry Previous aspects to keep in mind Objectives of the necropsy Selection of animals for necropsy Methods of euthanasia Necropsy equipment Characteristics and stages of the necropsy technique External examination and sampling of the bird in vivo Preparation of the cadaver and opening the coelomic cavity Extraction of the internal organs Study and evaluation of the internal organs Study of the head: evaluation of the nasal cavity and brain Study of the musculoskeletal system: evaluation of the nerves, joints, bones and muscles 2. Macroscopic evaluation of the organs Previous aspects to keep in mind Skin and subcutaneous tissue Respiratory system Conjunctiva Nasal turbinates Infraorbital sinuses Trachea Lungs Air sacs Digestive system Oral cavity Oesophagus and crop Proventriculus Gizzard Intestine Pancreas Liver Cardiovascular system Lymphohematopoietic system Thymus Spleen Bursa of Fabricius Genitourinary system Urinary system Reproductive system Musculoskeletal system Bones Muscles Joints and tendons Nervous system Central nervous system Peripheral nervous system 3. Sampling and other general considerations Practical aspects to keep in mind Submitting samples to the laboratory Histopathology Type of sample Tissues or organs for sampling Sample preservation Microbiology/bacteriology Type of sample Tissues or organs for sampling Sample preservation Pathologies for which a microbiological study is indicated Virology Type of sample Tissues or organs for sampling Sample preservation Molecular biology Type of sample Tissues or organs for sampling Sample preservation Serology Type of sample Sample preservation Sample size Time of sampling Interpretation of results Parasitology Type of sample Sample preservation Toxicology Type of sample Sample preservation 
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  • Idioma Inglés
  • Autor/es Dr. H.L. Shivaprasad, Natàlia Majó Masferrer, Roser Dolz Pascual
  • Año de edición 2019
  • Nº Páginas 100
  • Encuadernación Hard cover
  • Tamaño 22 X 28

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