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Cover for Parasitic gastroenteritis in sheep: teladorsagiosis and trichostrongylosis.

There are many (>30) species of gastrointestinal nematodes that have been recorded as parasites of sheep; however, relatively few species contribute commonly and significantly to parasitic gastroenteritis (PGE), of which four genera play major roles: Teladorsagia, Trichostrongylus, Haemonchus...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parasitic gastritis in sheep: haemonchosis; and parasitic enteritis in lambs: nematodirosis.

This chapter focuses on haemonchosis and nematodirosis in sheep in temperate regions. Subject headings are: parasite biology, pathology and pathophysiology; coinfections among abomasal nematodes; clinical observations; host responses; nutritional influences; periparturient period; larval ecology;...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lungworm infections in sheep.

This chapter describes the biology, clinical signs, pathology, larval ecology, immunity, epidemiology and control of the large ovine lungworm Dictyocaulus filaria. The parasitic stages in the host, clinical signs, free-living stages and intermediate molluscan hosts, transmission of infective larvae ...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Infectious diseases.

In this chapter the diagnosis and treatment of Aspergillosis; clinical signs commonly seen with each infectious agent; and how to diagnose or rule out various diseases in raptors are discussed.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246100)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parasitic skin diseases.

The clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of ectoparasitic skin diseases in horses are described.

Author(s)
Marsella, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395085)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Faecal-oral diseases.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention (e.g., hygiene, sanitation, vaccination, safe water supply), treatment (e.g., oral rehydration, drug therapy) and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Food-borne diseases.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention, treatment (e.g., fluid/electrolyte replacement, oral rehydration, drug therapy) and surveillance of food poisoning, ...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of soil contact.

This chapter discusses the organism, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention (e.g., hygiene, sanitation, vaccination, wearing protective footwear), treatment (e.g., drug therapy) and surveillance...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of water contact.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention, treatment and surveillance of water-borne diseases such as schistosomiasis, guinea worm (Dracunculus medinensis) and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Insect-borne diseases.

This chapter describes the 2 main groups of disease-transmitting mosquitoes (anophelines and culicines) and arbovirus infections grouped into 3 symptom complexes: those producing mainly fever or arthritis (Chikungunya, O'nyong-nyong, West Nile, Orungo, Oropouche and Ross River fevers and Zika);...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter

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