Fish Disease Diagnosis and Treatment

ISBN-10: 0813806976

ISBN-13: 9780813806976

Edition: 2nd 2010

Authors: Edward J. Noga

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Fish Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition provides thorough, yet concise, descriptions of viral, bacterial, fungal, parasitic and noninfectious diseases in an exhaustive number of fish species. Now in full color with over 500 images, the book is designed as a comprehensive guide to the identification and treatment of both common and rare problems encountered during the clinical work-up. Diseases are discussed following a systems-based approach, to ensure a user-friendly and practical manual for identifying problems.Fish Disease: Diagnosis and Treatment, Second Edition is the must-have reference for any aquaculturists, aquatic biologists, or fish health specialists dealing with diagnosing or treating fish diseases.
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Book details

List price: $259.99
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2010
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons, Incorporated
Publication date: 6/18/2010
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 536
Size: 9.00" wide x 11.25" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.026

Methods for Diagnosing Fish Diseases
Major Cultured Species
Types of Culture Systems
The Clinical Work-Up
Post Mortem Techniques
Guidelines for Interpreting Clinical Findings
Health Management
Problem List
Problems 1-10. Diagnoses made with commercially available water quality test kits or equipment that should be present in the clinician's clinic
Environmental hypoxia
Temperature stress
Temperature stratification
Ammonia poisoning
Nitrite poisoning
Nitrate poisoning
Too low (acidic) pH
Too high (alkaline) pH
Improper hardness
Improper salinity
PROBLEMS 11-43: Diagnoses made by either gross external examination of fish, wet mounts of skin/gills, or histopathology of skin/gills
Gas supersaturation
Lamprey infestation
Leech infestation
Copepod infestation/infection
Branchiuran infestation
Isopod infestation
Monogenean infestation
Turbellarian infection
Protozoan ectoparasites: General features
Ichthyophthirius infection
Cryptocaryon infection
Trichodinid infestation
Chilodonella infestation
Brooklynella infestation
Tetrahymena infection
Uronema infection
Amyloodinium infestation
Piscinoodinium infestation
Ichthyobodo infestation
Gill Cryptobia infestations
Gill amoebic infestations
Sessile, solitary, ectocommensal ciliate infestations
Sessile, colonial, ectocommensal ciliate infestations
Typical water mold infections
Atypical water mold infections
Branchiomycosis
Columnaris infection
Bacterial cold water disease
Bacterial gill disease
Lymphocystis
Epitheliocystis
Miscellaneous skin and gill diseases
Incidental findings in skin or gill wet mounts
PROBLEM 44: Diagnoses made by examination of a gill clip or a blood smear
Primary hemopathies
PROBLEMS 45-57: Diagnoses made by bacterial culture of kidney or affected organs
Bacterial dermatopathies/systemic bacterial infections (general)
Motile aeromonad infection
Furunculosis
Edwardsiella ictaluri
Edwardsiella tarda
Vibriosis
Pasteurellosis
Enteric redmouth disease
Streptococcosis
Bacterial kidney disease
Mycobacteriosis
Piscirickettsiosis
Miscellaneous systemic bacterial infections
PROBLEMS 58-76: Diagnoses made by necropsy of the viscera and examination of wet mounts or histopathology of internal organs
Digenean trematode infection: General features
Gill digenean trematode infections
Nematode infections
Cestode infections
Acanthocephalan infections
Myxozoan infections (General)
Proliferative gill disease
Ceratomyxosis
Hoferellus carassii
Proliferative kidney disease
Whirling disease
Miscellaneous myxozoan infections
Microsporidian infections
Ichthyophonosis
True fungal infections
Diplomonad flagellate infection
Tissue coccidiosis
Miscellaneous endoparasitic infections
Idiopathic epidermal proliferation/Neoplasia
PROBLEMS 77-88: Rule-out diagnoses 1 (Viral Infections): Presumptive diagnosis is based upon the absence of other etiologies combined with a diagnostically appropriate history, clinical signs, and/or pathology. Definitive diagnosis is based upon presumptive diagnosis combined with confirmation of viral presence (i.e., culture, immmunodiagnosis, gene test, etc.)
Systemic viral diseases (General) molecular probes
Channel catfish virus disease
Infectious pancreatic necrosis
Infectious hematopoietic necrosis
Viral hemorrhagic septicemia
Infectious salmon anemia
Spring viremia of carp
Iridovirus diseases
Nodavirus diseases
Koi herpesvirus disease
Alphavirus diseases
Miscellaneous viral infections and diseases
PROBLEMS 89-99: Rule-out diagnoses 2: Presumptive diagnosis is based upon the absence of other etiologies combined with a diagnostically appropriate history, clinical signs, and/or pathology. Definitive diagnosis is based upon presumptive evidence combined with further, more extensive work-up with a specific identification of the problem
Nutritional deficiency
Hypercarbia
Hydrogen sulfide poisoning
Chlorine/chloramine poisoning
Heavy metal poisoning
Cyanide poisoning
Miscellaneous poisonings
Harmful algal blooms
Acute ulceration response/Environmental shock/delayed mortality syndrome
Traumatic lesions
Genetic anomalies
PROBLEMS 100-102: Rule-out diagnoses 3: Presumptive diagnosis is based upon the absence of other etiologies combined with a diagnostically appropriate history, clinical signs, and/or pathology. Definitive diagnosis is not possible since the etiology is unknown (idiopathic)
Lateral Line Depigmentation
Senescence
Miscellaneous important idiopathic diseases
PROBLEM 103: Diseases of Reproduction
Egg diseases
Methods for Treating Fish Diseases
General Concepts in Therapy
Pharmacopoeia
Fish Disease Diagnosis Form
Suppliers
Scientific Names of Fish Mentioned in the Text
Definitions of Terms
Index
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