Essential guides on cattle farming. Bovine respiratory disease

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Essential guides on cattle farming. Bovine respiratory disease

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Author(s): DeDonder, Keith D.
Release date: 2016
ISBN: 978-84-16315-54-3
Pages: 64
Binding: Paperback. Spiral-bound
Format: 17 x 11

Bovine Respiratory Disease (BRD) is probably the most common and costly disease affecting the beef cattle industry worldwide, causing damages and losses in recently weaned and feedlot cattle, nursing beef calves, housed dairy calves, and lactating dairy cows. In addition, BRD is a complex multi-factorial disease entailing the interaction between various factors, such a host factors (age, immune status, etc.), environmental factors (transport, temperature fluctuations, ventilation, etc.) and infectious agents (viruses, bacteria, etc.). This handbook, including the most essential contents, has been carried out by a renowned expert with a wide experience in this field. Thus, this updated book (visual-type) is the most helpful tool to properly control this disease. The atlas format makes the contents understandable and accessible to readers.


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Keith D. DeDonder

Dr. DeDonder graduated from Kansas State University College of Veterinary Medicine and spent several years in private practice before returning to pursue a PhD and complete a residency in clinical pharmacology at Kansas State University. The focus of this research was on antimicrobial resistance in bovine respiratory disease (BRD) and the effects of clinical BRD on the pharmacokinetics and pharmacodynamics of an antibiotic and its correlation to treatment outcome. Dr. DeDonder is now director of clinical services at the Veterinary and Biomedical Research Center in the United States providing quality research to the veterinary and biomedical community.

1. Bovine respiratory disease complex (BRDC)
    Introduction and global importance 
    Types of disease 
2. Aetiology
    Common viral agents 
    Bovine diarrhoea virus (BVDV)  
    Bovine respiratory syncytial virus (BRSV) 
    Bovine herpes virus (BHV) 
    Parainfluenza virus-3 (PI3) 
    Bovine respiratory coronavirus (BRCV) 
    Common bacterial agents 
    Mannheimia haemolytica (MH) 
    Pasteurella multocida (PM) 
    Histophilus somni (HS) 
    Mycoplasma bovis (MB) 
    Other bacteria 
3. Epidemiology
    Disease spread 
    Management practices 
4. Diagnosis
    Clinical signs 
    Bacterial and viral diagnosis 
    Antemortem sampling 
    Postmortem sampling 
5. Treatment
    Antimicrobial therapy 
    Antimicrobial resistance (AR) 
    Ancillary therapy (AT) 
6. Control
    Vaccination 
    Bacterial vaccination 
    Viral vaccination 
    Management 
    Conclusions 
    References

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Essential guides on cattle farming. Bovine respiratory disease

Essential guides on cattle farming. Bovine respiratory disease

LANGUAGE: ENGLISH

Author(s): DeDonder, Keith D.
Release date: 2016
ISBN: 978-84-16315-54-3
Pages: 64
Binding: Paperback. Spiral-bound
Format: 17 x 11

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