Ecology, Epidemiology and Human Health Implications of Avian Influenza Virus Infections -- Ecology and Epidemiology of Newcastle Disease -- Notification of Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE) -- Emergency Response on Suspicion of an Avian Influenza or Newcastle Disease Outbreak -- Necropsy Techniques and Collection of Samples -- Clinical Traits and Pathology of Avian Influenza Infections, Guidelines for Farm Visit and Differential Diagnosis -- Conventional Diagnosis of Avian Influenza -- Molecular Diagnosis of Avian Influenza -- Clinical Traits and Pathology of Newcastle Disease Infection and Guidelines for Farm Visit and Differential Diagnosis -- Conventional Diagnosis of Newcastle Disease Virus Infection -- Molecular Diagnosis of Newcastle Disease Virus -- General Rules for Decontamination Following an Outbreak of Avian Influenza or Newcastle Disease. This book contains comprehensive and updated information on how to perform Avian Influenza and Newcastle Disease diagnosis from the suspicion in the field to the characterisation of isolates. It provides guidelines to outbreak management, field investigation, necropsy techniques, sampling methods and complete laboratory diagnosis, including molecular methods. The outstanding images collected from field outbreaks, including clinical and pathological findings, and the selection of laboratory protocols make this publication unique. It will therefore be an invaluable tool for all veterinarians, scientists, animal health professionals, and public health officials involved in the management of these infections.