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Avian Influenza

Reviewed by Timothy S. Cummings, MS, DVM, DACPV

Avian Influenza is a keeper. The book was commissioned by the American Association of Avian Pathologists to be a comprehensive reference source on avian influenza for those who work with poultry health needs, including veterinarians, researchers, and government health officials. The text is definitely successful in fulfilling this mission, and it does so in a number of ways.

First, the book is edited by an expert on avian influenza, who had a multitude of distinguished and internationally known experts contribute to the various chapters. The book systematically covers the