Zoonoses Infectious Diseases of Animal Transmissible to Humans

by Shekhar, Chandra

ISBN: 9789388027625
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Imprint : Daya Publishing House
Year : 2018
Price : Rs. 11495.00
Biblio : xvi+334p., figs., tbls., indx., 25cm

Author Profile

Dr. Chandra Shekhar is currently Associate Professor & Head, Department of Veterinary Public Health & Epidemiology, College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Narendra Deva University of Agriculture & Technology, Kumarganj, Faizabad (U.P.). He obtained his B.V. Sc. & A.H. and M.V.Sc. (Veterinary Public Health) degrees from College of Veterinary Science & Animal Husbandry, Mathura, C.S.A.U.A&T, Kanpur. He earned his Ph.D. from College of Veterinary & Animal Sciences, G.B.P.U.A.&T., Pantnagar. He has reported first Salmonella Drogana serovar from human source in India. He has to his credit more than 50 scientific papers in various journals of repute. Dr. Chandra Shekhar has also attended and presented papers in various national and international conferences/seminars. He is a life member of Indian Association of Veterinary Public Health Specialists (IAVPHS) and member of the editorial board of “The Asian Journal of Animal Science”, “Veterinary Science Research Journal” and “Research Journal of Animal Husbandry and Dairy Science”. He is the reviewer of the journal “International Journal of Basic and Applied Agricultural Research”. He has been conferred an award the “Fellow” by “Hind Agri-Horticultural Society (FHAS)” Muzaffarnagar (U.P.), India. Besides this he has been the recipient of many honors, awards and distinctions from various scientific bodies.

About The Book

Zoonoses describe diseases that can be transmitted from vertebrate animals to humans. Zoonotic diseases are common and are caused by various types of agents such as bacteria, fungi, viruses or parasites. The present book entitled “Zoonoses: Infectious Diseases of Animals Transmissible to Humans” is divided into five sections which encompasses all essentials aspects of zoonoses. The first section deals with general aspects of zoonoses. The second section is devoted to bacterial zoonoses which includes, anthrax, bartonelloses, borrelioses, brucellosis, chlamydial infections, ehrlichioses, erysipeloid, glanders, leptospirosis, listeriosis, melioidosis, pasteurelloses, plague, rat bite fever, rickettsioses, staphylococcal infections, streptococcal infections, tuberculosis, tularemia and foodborne bacterial diseases. The third section, viral zoonoses deals with zoonoses caused by rhabdoviruses, prions, orthomyxoviruses, coronaviruses, poxviruses, alphaviruses, flaviviruses, bunyaviruses, filoviruses and foodborne viral diseases. The section fourth, fungal zoonoses deals with aspergillosis, blastomycosis, candidosis, coccidioidomycosis, cryptococcosis, dermatophytosis, histoplasmosis, rhinosporidiosis, sporotrichosis. In section fifth, parasitic diseases describes the parasitic zoonoses caused by protozoa, trematodes, cestodes, nematodes and arthropods. Important references have been cited for detailed study. This book has been designed particularly for the B.V.Sc. & A.H. students, postgraduate students of Veterinary Public Health, veterinary professionals, planners, practitioners dealing with animal and public health and also important for the aspirants of NET/ARS and other allied examinations.