Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Other

63 Citations (Scopus)


Pathogenesis of Bacterial Infections in Animals, Fourth Edition captures the rapid developments in understanding the mechanisms of virulence of the major bacterial pathogens of animals. Now including a color plate section, the book presents an overview of pathogenesis, including relevant events that occur in the herd or flock and its environment, and activities that take place at the cellular and molecular levels. With contributions from 64 experts in the field, this book serves as a great reference for graduate students in veterinary medicine and animal science, microbiologists, virologists and pathologists.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationPathogenesis of Bacterial Infections in Animals
EditorsC L Gyles, J F Prescott, J Glenn Songer, C O Thoen
Place of PublicationUSA
Pages325 - 346
Number of pages22
ISBN (Print)9780813812373
Publication statusPublished - 12 May 2010


  • AR - swine disease
  • Colonization of host tissues - essential process for infection
  • FC - disease affecting wild, domesticated birds
  • LPS - structural component of gram-negative outer membrane
  • Pasteurella - important pathogen
  • pasteurella multocida toxin - potent mitogen
  • Polymerase chain reaction (PCR) - distinguishing P. multocida from other bacterial species
  • Siderophores - iron-chelating compounds

Cite this