Chapter 1: Introduction. Chapter 2: What Is Disease?. Chapter 3: What Causes Disease?. Chapter 4: How Disease Is Detected, Described and Measured. Chapter 5: Damage, Pathogenicity and Virulence. Chapter 6: Defense, Resistance and Repair. Chapter 7: Environmental Interactions. Chapter 8: Transmission and Perpetuation of Infectious Disease. Chapter 9: Noninfectious Disease: Nutrients and Toxicants. Chapter 10: Effects of Disease on the Individual Animal. Chapter 11: Effects of Disease on Populations of Animals. Chapter 12: Diseases Shared with Humans and Domestic Animals. Chapter 13: Disease Management. Chapter 14: Round-up. Glossary. Scientific Names of Animals. References. Index.
Gary A. Wobeser, DVM, PhD is a professor in the Department of Veterinary Pathology, Western College of Veterinary Medicine, University of Saskatchewan.
?Wobeser has produced an outstanding book?Students and seasoned investigators?owe a great deal to [him] for crafting such a significant and useful book.? Journal of Wildlife Diseases