Rickettsial Diseases

Rickettsial Diseases

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The only available reference to comprehensively discuss the common and unusual types of rickettsiosis in over twenty years, this book will offer the reader a full review on the bacteriology, transmission, and pathophysiology of these conditions. Written from experts in the field from Europe, USA, Africa, and Asia, specialists analyze specific pathogens at the epidemiological, microbiological, and molecular levels, and discuss the latest advancements in the diagnosis, management, and treatment of rickettsial diseases.rapid defervescence, treatment should continue for a week to prevent reoccurrence of signs. ... Up to 50% of pregnant animals abort or give birth to weak premature offspring, whereas the leucopenia predisposes to a variety ... If this is not possible, animals should be treated with appropriate acaricides, and long-acting tetracyclines can be given prophylactically. ... THROMBOCYTOTROPHIC ANAPLASMOSIS The etiological agent is A. platys which occurs in the United States, Westernanbsp;...

Title:Rickettsial Diseases
Author:Didier Raoult, Philippe Parola
Publisher:CRC Press - 2007-04-26


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