Larsen and Keller Education
Veterinary Science and Medicine - Veterinary Science and Medicine
Veterinary virology is an important branch within veterinary medicine which studies viruses in non-human animals. There are various types of viruses, which are studied within this discipline such as rhabdoviruses, pestiviruses and coronaviruses. Rhabdoviruses are a family of viruses, which have a single strand negative sense RNA. Some of the pathogens within this family are potato yellow dwarf virus, rabies virus and vesicular stomatitis virus. Influenza is a disease which is caused by an influenza virus. The two prominent types of influenza are avian and swine influenza. This book provides significant information of this discipline to help develop a good understanding of veterinary virology and related fields. It consists of contributions made by international experts. Coherent flow of topics, student-friendly language and extensive use of examples make this book an invaluable source of knowledge.