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Bovine tuberculosis.

Book cover for Bovine tuberculosis.

Description

This 269-paged book on Bovine Tubeculosis covers all aspects of Mycobacterium bovis biology and infection: epidemiological, pathological, microbiological, genomic and immunological together with a comparative approach to the different control schemes being undertaken in different countries. It has 16 chapters that focused on the following (chapters 1-16): Bovine Tuberculosis: worldwide picture; Mycobacterium bovis as the causal agent of human tuberculosis: public health implications; economics of bovine tuberculosis: a one health issue; the epidemiology of Mycobacterium bovis infection in cattle; Mycobacterium bovis molecular typing and surveillance; bovine tuberculosis in other domestic species; role of wildlife in the epidemiology of Mycobacterium bovis; molecular virulence mechanisms of Mycobacterium bovis; the pathology and pathogenesis of Mycobacterium bovis infection; innate immune response in bovine tuberculosis; adaptive immunity; immunological diagnosis; biomarkers in the diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex infections; vaccination of domestic and wild animals against tuberculosis; managing bovine tuberculosis: successes and issues; and perspectives on global bovine tuberculosis control.

Book Chapters

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 1) Bovine tuberculosis: worldwide picture. Author(s): Awada, L. Tizzani, P. Erlacher-Vindel, E. Forcella, S. Caceres, P.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 16) Mycobacterium bovis as the causal agent of human tuberculosis: public health implications. Author(s): Olea-Popelka, F. Dean, A. S. Muwonge, A. Perera, A. Raviglione, M. Fujiwara, P. I.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 31) Economics of bovine tuberculosis: a one health issue. Author(s): Azami, H. Y. Zinsstag, J.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 43) The epidemiology of Mycobacterium bovis infection in cattle. Author(s): Conlan, A. J. K. Wood, J. L. N.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 58) Mycobacterium bovis molecular typing and surveillance. Author(s): Skuce, R. A. Byrne, A. W. Lahuerta-Marin, A. Allen, A.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 80) Bovine tuberculosis in other domestic species. Author(s): Michel, A. L.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 93) Role of wildlife in the epidemiology of Mycobacterium bovis. Author(s): Fox, N. J. Barrow, P. A. Hutchings, M. R.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 106) Molecular virulence mechanisms of Mycobacterium bovis. Author(s): Smyth, A. Gordon, S. V.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 122) The pathology and pathogenesis of Mycobacterium bovis infection. Author(s): Salguero, F. J.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 140) Innate immune response in bovine tuberculosis. Author(s): Carrisoza-Urbina, J. Zhou XiangMei Gutiérrez-Pabello, J. A.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 154) Adaptive immunity. Author(s): Hope, J. Werling, D.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 173) Immunological diagnosis. Author(s): Waters, R. Vordermeier, M.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 191) Biomarkers in the diagnosis of Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex infections. Author(s): Wanzala, S. I. Srinand Sreevatsan
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 206) Vaccination of domestic and wild animals against tuberculosis. Author(s): Buddle, B. M. Parlane, N. A. Chambers, M. A. Gortázar, C.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 225) Managing bovine tuberculosis: successes and issues. Author(s): Livingstone, P. Hancox, N.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 248) Perspectives on global bovine tuberculosis control. Author(s): Olea-Popelka, F. Chambers, M. A. Gordon, S. Barrow, P.