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Cover for Feed additives.

This chapter describes the use of metabolic modifiers, antibiotics, coccidostats, anthelmintics, growth promoters, enzymes, ionophores, probiotics, prebiotics, clay minerals, buffers and other feed additives to obtain better productive performance and improve digestive tract health of domestic...

Author(s)
Dryden, G. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394453)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tapeworm infections.

This chapter gives an overview about: ruminants as final hosts; life cycle; Oribatid mites as intermediate hosts for Moniezia species; pathogenicity of Moniezia infections; experimental infections; responses to differential anthelmintic treatment; diagnosis; control of Moniezia species in sheep and ...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parasitic enteritis: coccidiosis.

Coccidia exhibit a high degree of host species specificity, and cross-infections, even between relatively closely related species such as sheep and goats, do not generally occur. This book chapter describes the coccidia of sheep, coccidial life cycle, pathology, pathogenesis and pathophysiology,...

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

Large lungworms can cause clinical disease and occasional mortality, whereas infections with small lungworms are often subclinical. Although several species of small lungworm have been isolated from small ruminants, this book chapter describes the most commonly described in the scientific...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for An ambitious programme for Africa (from 2002).

This book chapter describes the most successful program of national control coincided with a change in the overall philosophy of philanthropy as well as with praziquantel relatively cheap.

Author(s)
Fenwick, A.; Norris, W.; McCall, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392558)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Planning for success.

This book chapter focuses on seven areas to consider for the implementation to be success: (1) Who gets sick and who will provide the community/section in? How to diagnose and measure and what tools do they use? (2) What do we offer? (praziquantel and albendazole) How can they measure dosage and...

Author(s)
Fenwick, A.; Norris, W.; McCall, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392558)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The SCI target - low infection rates.

The World Health Organization has developed guidelines for counseling national ministries on how best to control schistosomiasis using MDA as a main tool. It also seeks to determine how often to perform treatment and for whom depends on the level of infection in the community. In the past, because...

Author(s)
Fenwick, A.; Norris, W.; McCall, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392558)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Research - forewarned is forearmed.

This book chapter focuses on some known and unknown research gaps: praziquantel dosage, confusing cure rates, belief in praziquantel, potential for praziquantel resistance from worm genetics, and SCORE protocols.

Author(s)
Fenwick, A.; Norris, W.; McCall, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392558)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Liver fluke.

This book chapter discusses liver flukes (Fasciola hepatica) and their snail intermediate hosts (Galba truncatula, Lymnaea auricularia), its molluscan intermediate hosts, G. truncatula habitats, snail movement, survival under unfavourable conditions, developmental stages, infection of the...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The big three versus NTDs - finding common purpose.

Even so, no country in sub-Saharan Africa before 2000 had national control programs for any of the seven programs, with the exception of cervical cancer. Onchocerciasis is the target of the Africa Program for Onchocerciasis Control (APOC) with the help of many NGOs organisation using the drug...

Author(s)
Fenwick, A.; Norris, W.; McCall, B.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392558)
Type
Book chapter

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