s is the most comprehensive book covering the subject of meat inspection in today’s market.
The pathoanatomic basis of the book combined with concise explanations of pathogenesis and aetiology are supplemented by almost 1500 colour illlustrations and matching texts, making this book an indispensable tool for professionals and veterinarians who work with assessing and diagnosing lesions in production animals.
The book provides a foundation for the uniform assessment of lesions based on current meat hygiene legislation and is vital to anyone interested in pathobiological issues.
Chapters 1 and 2 cover general conditions of productionanimals while the following 16 chapters describe lesions in the various organ systems. The remaining 4 chapters cover crossdisciplinary areas of meat inspectionsuch as pyaemia, granulomatous and pyogranulomatous inflammations, forensic pathology and animal welfare, and neoplasms.
The comprehensive index guarantees quick reference searches on specific subjects.
Meat Inspection – The Pathoanatomic Basis focuses on diseases and types of lesions most commonly found in production mammals at meat inspection. Diseases in game and poultry are not discussed, but the principles described may be applied to mammalian game in general. Therefore, this book is a valuable tool to hunters, researchers and other persons with an interest in these animals.
All the authors of this book are presently or previously employed at the Department of Veterinary Disease Biology, Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences, University of Copenhagen.