Bovine respiratory disease
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Bovine respiratory disease

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This book is a comprehensive review of the Bovine RespiratoryDisease (BRD), a condition that causes significant economic losses on cattle farms. It is divided into five chapters, in which important aspects such as epidemiology, predisposing factors, main pathogens involved, diagnosis, prophylaxis and treatment of the disease, among other specificities, are addressed. One of the chapters is a compilation of actual clinical cases. Thanks to the authors broad experience in the fields of research and education, this work contains updated information about this disease, whose scientific validity has been established, and is written in a structured way, with a clear didactic style that makes it easy to read. An indispensable book for all the veterinary professionals whose work focuses on cattle.

Juan Vicente González Martín

PhD in Veterinary Medicine (2003) from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Com-plutense University, Madrid, with a diploma from the European College of Bovine Health Management (2004). He is also Professor of Animal Medicine and Surgery at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Complutense University, Madrid. He is the manager of TRIAL-VET, a veterinary consultancy and research organisation, and one of the founder partners of the Spanish Association of Specialists in Bovine Medicine (ANEMBE).Throughout his professional career, he has conducted several studies focused on the bovine sector. He has authored numerous scientific articles as well as several books, and is a frequent speaker at congresses, courses and seminars on ruminants

Natividad Pérez Villalobos

PhD in Veterinary Medicine (2015) from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Com-plutense University, Madrid. She obtained her Master’s degree in clinical trials from the University of Seville, and has completed several courses on management and project management. Currently a esearcher and clinical trial supervisor at TRIALVET, a veteri-nary consultancy and research organisation, she also works as a translator and writer for the ANEMBE bulletin, and collaborates with the Department of Animal Medicine and Sur-gery at the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of the Complutense University, Madrid. She has authored numerous scientific articles and books, and has collaborated and participated as a speaker in various congresses, courses and seminars.

1. Introduction
BRD: definition and synonyms
Incidence, morbidity, mortality and economic importance

2. Aetiopathogenesis
Epidemiological triad
The host
Main pathogens involved in BRD
BRD: pathological classification of pneumonia
Other pneumonias
Upper respiratory tract problems

3. Diagnosis
Clinical diagnosis of BRD
Diagnosis of BRD in individual animals
Diagnostic protocols in the herd
Differential diagnosis of BRD
Aetiological diagnosis
Laboratory methods
Pathological diagnosis
Presence or absence of lesions
Epidemiological diagnosis

4. Treatment and prevention
Treatment of BRD
Prevention of BRD

5. Resolution of clinical cases: practical examples
BRD caused by M. haemolytica in stocker calves at feedlot entry
BRD caused by P. multocida during brearing
Outbreak of interstitial pneumonia
Outbreak of M. bovis in a poor quality lot
Acute respiratory distress syndrome (ARDS)
Embolic pneumonia due to thrombosis of the posterior vena cava

  • Autor/es Juan Vicente González, Natividad Pérez Villalobos
  • Fecha de edición mayo 2016
  • Nº Páginas 192
  • Encuadernación Tapa dura
  • Tamaño 17 X 24
  • Idioma Inglés

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