Meat Inspection - The Pathoanatomic Basis 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 inspection
such 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.
1. General Conditions 9
2. Special Implications 41
3. Nervous System 53
4. Cardiovascular System 77
5. Respiratory System and Pleura 117
6. Pancreas 193
7. Peritoneum 199
8. Alimentary System 209
9. Liver 253
10. Haematopoetic System 333
11. Urinary System 361
12. Reproductive System 435
13. Mammary Glands 477
14. Skeletal System 491
15. Muscle 555
16. Skin 575
17. Endocrine System 621
18. Eyes and Ears 635
19. Pyaemia 661
20. Granulomatous and Pyogranulomatous Inflammations 699
21. Neoplasms 741
22. Animal Welfare and Forensic Investigations 785