'!he present volune Herpesvirus Diseases of cattle, Horses and pigs in the series "Developnents in Veterinal:y Virology" gives a review on herpesvirus infections in (a) cattle by bovine herpesvirus I (lEV-I), lEV-2 and lEV-4, alcelaphine herpesvirus I (malignant catanbal. fever) and Aujeszky"s disease virus, (b) horses by equine herpesvirus I (EHV-1), EHV-2 and EHV-3 and (c) pigs by Aujeszky's disease virus and porcine cytomegalovirus. Some of these viruses also infect small ruminants, therefore sheep and goats are included in this review as far as they are concemed. The different chapters include the latest knowledge on the viruses and the resulting diseases. Bearing in m:irrl the rapid development of oolecular biology and genetechnology in the last years a comprehensive survey on the oolecular aspects of the viruses and genetically engineered vaccines is presented, as far as data have been available. However, the other fields have not been neglected. large space is given to the description of clinical synptams, pathology, pathogenesis, latent infection, physical, chemical and biological characteristics of the viruses, hmnoral and cell-mediated imnunity, vaccines and vaccination, epizootiology, control, eradication, economics considerations and future aspects.
Series: Developments in Veterinary Virology, Dvv9
Number Of Pages: 346
Published: December 2009
Country of Publication: NL
Dimensions (cm): 23.5 x 15.5 x 2.0
Weight (kg): 1.5