Emerging diseases in swine

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Emerging diseases in swine

Authors: Martín Castillo, Margarita;Segalés i Coma, Joaquim;Darwich Soliva, Laila Darwich Soliva;Mateu de Antonio, Enric;Casal Fabrega, Jordi
Release date: 2019
ISBN: 9788417640682
ISBN e-book: 9788418339875
Pages: 152
Binding: Hard cover
Dimensions: 11 x 20

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Emerging and reemerging diseases require a rapid and effective response from veterinary professionals and health authorities, in terms of both their identification and containment, in order to minimise morbidity and mortality rates in the affected population and limit their spread. This book, written by experts with a wide experience in the field, reviews, in a practical and concise manner, the emerging and reemerging diseases of swine of economic or zoonotic importance, as well as those with an impact that is still to be determined, but against which active and efficient epidemiological surveillance is necessary.

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Margarita Martín

PhD in Veterinary Medicine, Dipl. ECPHM

She graduated in veterinary medicine from the University of Zaragoza in 1984 and obtained her PhD in veterinary medicine from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) in 1992, for her work on the epidemiology of coronavirus infections in pigs. Since 1993, she has been professor at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the UAB, where she teaches about infectious diseases in swine, birds and carnivores. She is also a researcher at the Centre for Research into Animal Health (CReSA). She has been a research fellow at the University of Minnesota and Virginia Tech (United States), where her work focused on the diagnosis of swine viral diseases, such as PRRS and hepatitis E. In 2009 she became a diplomate of the European College of Porcine Health and Management (ECPHIM). Most of her research has been focused on the study of bacterial and viral infections in swine, and she has participated in many competitively funded and contract-based research projects, and research papers.

Joaquim Segalés

PhD in Veterinary Medicine, Dipl. ECVP, Dipl. ECPHM

He graduated in veterinary medicine from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) in 1991 and earned his PhD from the same university in 1996. He spent 15 months at the University of Minnesota researching for his PhD. In the year 2000, he became a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Pathologists (ECVP), and he is a founder member of the European College of Porcine Health and Management (ECPHM). He is currently the director of the Centre for Research into Animal Health (CReSA) and a professor at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the UAB (main subjects: pathology and swine medicine). He has worked as a specialist in diagnosis at the Pathology Department of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine (UAB) since 1993. He has also been the head of the Swine Diagnostic Pathology Service (1996–2012). Since 1996 his research has focused on swine diseases, and more particularly on infectious diseases (infections caused by the porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus [PRRSv], Aujesky’s disease virus, porcine circovirus type 2 [PCV2], virus of porcine hepatitis E, Torque teno sus virus [TTSuV], Haemophilus parasuis and Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae). He is the coauthor of more than 200 papers in scientific in peer-reviewed journals.

Laila Darwich

PhD in Veterinary Medicine, Dipl. ECPHM

He graduated and earned his PhD in veterinary medicine from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) in 1989 and 1993, respectively. He is currently professor of infectious diseases at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the UAB and a researcher at the Centre for Research into Animal Health (CReSA). He was a research fellow at the University of Illinois (USA) in 1994–1995. His research is focused on swine medicine, more particularly viral diseases. He has participated in several projects related to porcine circovirus, swine influenza and PRRS, among other pig diseases, and he is the author of more than a hundred papers published in international journals. In 2009 he became a diplomate of the European College of Porcine Health and Management (ECPHM). His current research focuses on the control of infectious diseases in pigs, mainly PRRS and swine influenza.

Enric Mateu

PhD in Veterinary Medicine, Dipl. ECPHM

He graduated and earned his PhD in veterinary medicine from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) in 1989 and 1993, respectively. He is currently professor of infectious diseases at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the UAB and a researcher at the Centre for Research into Animal Health (CReSA). He was a research fellow at the University of Illinois (USA) in 1994–1995. His research is focused on swine medicine, more particularly viral diseases. He has participated in several projects related to porcine circovirus, swine influenza and PRRS, among other pig diseases, and he is the author of more than a hundred papers published in international journals. In 2009 he became a diplomate of the European College of Porcine Health and Management (ECPHM). His current research focuses on the control of infectious diseases in pigs, mainly PRRS and swine influenza.

Jordi Casal

PhD in Veterinary Medicine, Dipl. ECVPH

He graduated in veterinary medicine from the University of Zaragoza in 1979 and obtained his PhD in veterinary medicine from the Autonomous University of Barcelona (UAB) in 1988. He has been professor at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the UAB since 1984 and researcher at the IRTA/CReSA since 2001. He mainly teaches the subjects of Epidemiology and Public Health Policy. He was the general coordinator of the Master’s Degree in Swine Pathology and Production of the UAB (1992–1998) and subdirector of the Interuniversity Master’s Degree in Swine Health and Production (2005–2014). He became a diplomate of the European College of Veterinary Public Health (ECVPH) in 2001. He has published about 80 research papers, mainly on epidemiology.

1. Introduction
	Emerging or reemerging disease Justification: reappearance, new serotypes, zoonosis, etc.
	Factors influencing its appearance.
	Global context of emergence

2. Emerging diseases
	Diseases with an impact on production
		Porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome
		Porcine circovirus and associated diseases
		African swine fever
		Porcine epidemic diarrhoea/Porcine deltacoronavirus associated with diarrhoea
		Senecavirus A associated with vesicular disease
		Atypical porcine pestivirus infection
		Dysentery and other Spirochaetes infections (ileitis)/Brachyspira hampsonii
		Porcine respiratory disease complex (Mycoplasma, Haemophilus, Actinobacillus, Pasteurella, etc.)
	Diseases with a zoonotic potential
		Swine influenza
		Nipah virus infection
		Hepatitis E
		Clostridium difficile infection
		Cysticercosis
		Japanese encephalitis
		MRSA and ESBL infections
		Streptococcus suis infection
		Emerging serotypes of Salmonella
	New infections with an impact to be defined
		Bocavirus infection
		Torque teno sus virus infection
		Astrovirus infection
		Torovirus infection

3. Bibliography

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Emerging diseases in swine

Emerging diseases in swine

Authors: Martín Castillo, Margarita;Segalés i Coma, Joaquim;Darwich Soliva, Laila Darwich Soliva;Mateu de Antonio, Enric;Casal Fabrega, Jordi
Release date: 2019
ISBN: 9788417640682
ISBN e-book: 9788418339875
Pages: 152
Binding: Hard cover
Dimensions: 11 x 20

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