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Diseases of Swine
Ninth Edition
by Barbara E. Straw

Diseases of Swine reflects changes to our knowledge and management of swine diseases and addresses recent research and progress in the field.


  • Extensively revised and updated chapters on physical examination and diagnosis, various viral and bacterial diseases (including several new disease chapters), other miscellaneous conditions and veterinary practice
  • Covers not only infectious diseases of swine, but also includes chapters dealing with therapeutics, surgery and anesthesia, animal welfare, nutrition, and the provision of veterinary services
  • Divided into easy-to-use sections
  • More than 100 distinguished and widely recognized contributing authors
  • Unparalleled coverage and is an indispensable reference for the veterinary practitioner, from the new graduate to the seasoned swine practitioner


Physical Examination, Diagnosis, and Body Systems

  • Herd Examination
  • Immune System
  • Diseases of the Digestive System
  • Diseases of the Mammary Glands
  • Diseases of the Nervous and Locomotor Systems
  • Diseases of the Reproductive System
  • Diseases of the Respiratory System
  • Diseases of the Skin
  • Diseases of the Urinary System
  • Interpretation of Laboratory Results
  • Differential Diagnosis of Disease

Viral Diseases

  • Porcine Adenovirus
  • African Swine Fever
  • Porcine Circovirus Diseases
  • Classical Swine Fever and Other Pestiviruses
  • Porcine Cytomegalovirus
  • Encephalomyocarditis Virus
  • Porcine Enteric Picornaviruses
  • Porcine Enteric Caliciviruses and Astroviruses
  • Hemagglutinating Encephalomyelitis
  • Japanese Encephalitis and West Nile Viruses
  • Porcine Epidemic Diarrhea
  • Porcine Parvovirus
  • Porcine Reproductive and Respiratory Syndrome Virus (Porcine Arterivirus
  • Aujeszky's Disease (Pseudorabies)
  • Rotavirus and Reovirus
  • Paramyxoviruses: Rubulavirus, Menangle, and Nipah Virus Infections
  • Swine Influenza
  • Swine Pox
  • Transmissable Gastroenteritis and Porcine Respiratory Coronavirus
  • Vesicular Diseases
  • Miscellaneous Viral Infections

Bacterial Diseases

  • Actinobacillus Pleuropneumoniae
  • Progressive and Nonprogressive Atrophic Rhinitis
  • Brucellosis
  • Clostridial Infections
  • Erysipelas
  • Escherichia Coli Infections
  • Exudative Epidermitis
  • Haemophilus Parasuis
  • Leptospirosis
  • Mycoplasmal Diseases
  • Pneumonic Pasteurellosis
  • Proliferative Enteropathies
  • Salmonella
  • Porcine Colonic Spirochetosis/Intestinal Spirochetosis
  • Streptococcal Diseases
  • Swine Dysentery
  • Tuberculosis
  • Miscellaneous Bacterial Infections

Miscellaneous Conditions

  • Behaviorial Problems
  • Coccidia and Other Protozoa
  • External Parasites
  • Gastric Ulsers
  • Internal Parasites
  • Occurrence of Mycotoxins in Grains and Feeds
  • Nutrient Deficiencies and Excesses
  • Porcine Stress Syndrome
  • Prolapses
  • Toxic Minerals, Chemicals, Plants, and Gases

Veterinary Practice

  • Genetic Influences on Susceptibility to Acquired Diseases
  • Preweaning Mortality
  • Longevity in Breeding Animals
  • Effects of the Environment on Productivity and Disease
  • Nursery Pig Management
  • Management of Growing-Finishing Pigs
  • Animal Welfare
  • Swine Disease Transmission and Prevention
  • Disease Surveillance in Swine Populations
  • Anesthesia and Surgical Procedures in Swine
  • Drug Therapy and Prophylaxis


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Diseases of Swine
Ninth Edition
by Barbara E. Straw
2006 • 1153 pages • $228.95 + shipping
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