Kirkbride's Diagnosis of Abortion and Neonatal Loss in

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Kirkbride's Diagnosis of Abortion and Neonatal Loss in Animals, Fourth Edition is a concise source for identifying the factors of abortion and neonatal loss in livestock, small ruminants, pigs, horses, canines, cats, and unique mammals. offering present tactics for diagnosing abortion, this vintage reference has been absolutely up to date and accelerated, supplying new insurance of canines, cats, and nondomestic mammals. released in organization with the yankee organization of Veterinary Laboratory Diagnosticians, Kirkbride's Diagnosis of Abortion and Neonatal Loss in Animals, Fourth Edition presents a useful relief for realizing abortion and neonatal loss, with thorough assurance of attainable factors.

The publication starts off with a normal bankruptcy at the method of an abortion, via species-specific chapters. every one bankruptcy starts off by way of outlining the pathogenesis of abortion and neonatal loss, then strikes directly to distinctive diagnostic recommendations, fetal and placental anatomy and body structure, and specified descriptions of a number of the reasons of abortion or neonatal loss.  A better half site bargains the pictures for download at www.wiley.com/go/njaa.  Kirkbride's Diagnosis of Abortion and Neonatal Loss in Animals, Fourth Edition is an invaluable consultant for veterinary practitioners, diagnosticians, pathologists, theriogenologists, scholars, and technicians.

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Chapter 1 basic method of Fetal and Neonatal Loss (pages 1–12): R. Flint Taylor and Bradley L. Njaa
Chapter 2 problems of farm animals (pages 13–48): Mark L. Anderson
Chapter three issues of Sheep and Goats (pages 49–87): Robert B. Moeller
Chapter four problems of Pigs (pages 89–146): Michael J. Yaeger
Chapter five problems of Horses (pages 147–171): Neil M. Williams
Chapter 6 issues of canine and Cats (pages 173–200): Claus D. Buergelt
Chapter 7 problems of Nondomestic Mammals (pages 201–220): Bruce A. Rideout

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H&E stained section. (B) Immunohistochemical (IHC) stained section of chorioallantois in A. Positively stained viral antigen is detected throughout the chorioallantois. IHC stained section. (C) Higher magnification of affected blood vessel. The chorioallantoic vessel wall is intensely stained because of IHC detection of viral antigen. IHC stained section. (Courtesy of Dr. ) gland whereas the best tissues for IHC staining include any tissue with lesions, typically liver, lung, kidney, adrenal gland, and placenta.

IHC stained section. (C) Higher magnification of affected blood vessel. The chorioallantoic vessel wall is intensely stained because of IHC detection of viral antigen. IHC stained section. (Courtesy of Dr. ) gland whereas the best tissues for IHC staining include any tissue with lesions, typically liver, lung, kidney, adrenal gland, and placenta. Bovine Viral Diarrhea Virus (BVDV) Fetal BVDV infection is associated with a range of disease manifestations, persistent infections or fetal infection without abortion.

Serology is effective in detecting elevated N. caninum antibodies in the serum of congenitally infected calves, and a proportion of aborted fetuses have elevated antibody titers. A negative fetal titer does not rule out infection, and a positive titer does not prove that this infection caused the abortion. In the individual aborting cow, a positive serology result does not prove that the abortion was due to neosporosis, but it can assist the diagnosis. Serology can be used on a herd basis to investigate the association between seropositivity and abortion by comparing results among aborting and non-aborting cattle to estimate the extent that the abortions can be attributed to N.

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