Viral diseases entail great losses to poultry industry as they can
reduce flock performance, productivity and profits without appearing as
overt clinical diseases.
Viruses can cause primary tissue damage and
open the gates for other infectious agents (bacteria, mycoplasmas...).
Therefore, effective biosecurity measures and vaccination programs are
required to maintain a healthy immune status within the flock.
handy and rigorous book is focused on the main viral infections in
poultry farming and includes the most updated information as well as
numerous graphic resources (high quality images, graphs, flow charts) to
better understand the content.
The book has been written by an author
with a wide experience in the study of these infections and their
management and control in the field. Its format makes the contents more
understandable and accessible to readers.