Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease

A Field and Laboratory Manual

  • Ilaria Capua
  • Dennis J. Alexander

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages I-XVIII
  2. Dennis J. Alexander
    Pages 19-26
  3. Calogero Terregino
    Pages 35-43
  4. Calogero Terregino, Ilaria Capua
    Pages 73-85
  5. Giovanni Cattoli, Isabella Monne
    Pages 87-111
  6. Calogero Terregino, Ilaria Capua
    Pages 123-125
  7. Giovanni Cattoli, Isabella Monne
    Pages 127-132
  8. Back Matter
    Pages 151-186

About this book


This book contains comprehensive and updated information on how to perform Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease diagnosis from the suspicion in the field to the characterisation of isolates. It provides guidelines to outbreak management, field investigation, necropsy techniques, sampling methods and complete laboratory diagnosis, including molecular methods. The outstanding images collected from field outbreaks, including clinical and pathological findings, and the selection of laboratory protocols make this publication unique. It will therefore be an invaluable tool for all veterinarians, scientists, animal health professionals, and public health officials involved in the management of these infections.



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Editors and affiliations

  • Ilaria Capua
    • 1
  • Dennis J. Alexander
    • 2
  1. 1.OIE/FAO and National Reference Laboratory for Newcastle Disease and Avian InfluenzaIstituto Zooprofilattico Sperimentale delle VeneziePaduaItaly
  2. 2.OIE/FAO Reference Laboratory for Avian Influenza and Newcastle DiseaseVeterinary Laboratory AgenciesWeybridgeUK

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