James H. Steele DVM, MPH, is Professor Emeritus, Environmental Health, The University of Texas-Houston, School of Public Health, Center for Infectious Diseases, Houston, TX. Dr. Steele was formerly Chief Veterinary Officer, Assistant Surgeon General, U. S. Public Health Service; Consult to United Nations agencies, World Health Organization, Food and Agriculture Organization, Pan American Health Organization, International Atomic Energy Organization, and World Bank.
Michael J. Gilsdorf is Director at National Center for Animal Health Programs - Eradication and Surveillance, USDA, APHIS, VS, Riverdale, Maryland.
Written by an international list of tuberculosis experts, chapters cover the status of tuberculosis in many regions throughout the world and deal with issues related to the detection, spread, and control of Mycobacterium bovis, as well as the economic impact of outbreaks. Zoonotic Tuberculosis: Mycobacterium bovis and Other Pathogenic Mycobacteria offers valuable information for public health officials, medical doctors, state and federal regulatory veterinarians, veterinary practitioners, and animal caretakers.
Comments on previous editions:
--The Veterinary Record
"...a comprehensive, complete and easy-to-use source of information."
"...recommended for graduate students and specialists in microbiology, pathology and infectious disease."
--U.S. Animal Health Association Newsletter
"...a wonderful book."
--Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association
--The Cornell Veterinarian
Graduate students, faculty, researchers, and specialists in microbiology, pathology, and infectious diseases will benefit from this highly-detailed and expanded edition of a popular and well-read veterinary text.