Fish Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment

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Wiley, Apr 7, 2010 - Medical - 378 pages
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"Fish Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition" provides thorough, yet concise, descriptions of viral, bacterial, fungal, parasitic, and noninfectious diseases in an exhaustive number of fish species. Now in full color with more than 500 images, the book is designed as a comprehensive guide to the identification and treatment of both common and rare problems encountered during the clinical work-up of fish species.

Diseases are discussed following a systems-based approach, to ensure a user-friendly and practical manual for identifying problems.

"Fish Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition" is the must-have reference for any aquaculturists, aquatic biologists, or fish health specialists dealing with diagnosing or treating fish diseases.

New to this Edition: Offers an expanded clinical work-up section to include recently developed, as well as more specialized, diagnostic procedures Expands coverage of molecular methods for fish pathogen identification Provides coverage of many newly prominent and recently discovered diseases Expands the Pharmacopoeia section with both new drugs and dosing regimens Incorporates greater discussion of diseases and treatments as they relate to environmental and public health Provides updates on other health protection strategies, including commercially available diagnostic tests and vaccines Expands coverage of the principles and practice of biosecurity

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Edward J. Noga, MS, DVM, is Professor of Aquatic Medicine (College of Veterinary Medicine) and Adjunct Professor of Zoology (College of Agriculture and Life Science) at North Carolina State University, in Raleigh, North Carolina, and Adjunct Professor of Marine Science (Center for Marine Science) at the University of North Carolina in Wilmington, North Carolina.

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