The book being an examination guide to students, presents multiple choice questions (MCQ) in Veterinary Medicine on various infectious diseases of bacterial, viral, rickettsial, chlamydial and fungal origin in livestock and poultry, with solved answers. It covers all the facets of a disease like various synonyms, epidemiology, pathogenesis and clinical signs, prevention and control including disinfection, latest trends in vaccination, etc. Perusal of this question bank might definitely increase the thinking and answering ability of the students and make them hassle free before appearing in the regular under graduate examinations (as per VCI curriculum), Public Service Examinations and other competitive examinations as well which assess the performance of the students or graduates based on their ability to select the correct answer in MCQ. This book might cater the thirst of students holding the B.V.Sc. & A. H. or M.V.Sc. degree in Veterinary Medicine or Preventive Medicine or Veterinary Microbiology and make the graduates keep abreast of various key answers related to various microbial infections in the above fields.
Dr. S. Saravanan, M.V.Sc, Ph.D. : The author is qualified in Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine who completed his undergraduate and post-graduate studies at Veterinary College and Research Institute (VC & RI), Namakkal and Madras Veterinary College in TamilNadu Veterinary and Animal Sciences University (TANUVAS), Chennai-51, Tamil Nadu. He has been serving as Assistant Professor at the Department of Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine at Veterinary College and Research Institute (VC & RI), Namakkal-2 of TamilNadu, with a teaching experience of more than nine years in this Varsity. He, so far, published 30 research articles, fifty five popular articles and a textbook on ‘Common Protozuan Diseases in Livestock - A Student’s Guide.