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Cover for Emergence of antimicrobial resistance and interaction between humans, animals and environment.

This chapter discussed the management of antimicrobial resistance (AMR) under the One Health programme and presents examples of AMR in hospital germs circulating between animals and humans as well as discussed some evidences of environmental-animal-human AMR exchange.

Author(s)
Szelecsenyi, A.; Meier, H.; Spinner, K.; Vonaesch, P. C.; Zinsstag, J.; Widmer, A. F.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Antimicrobials and antimicrobial resistance.

This chapter discusses the second domain of the antimicrobial stewardship framework, antimicrobials and antimicrobial resistance, which includes 5 competency descriptors: (1) signs and symptoms of infection; (2) how inappropriate antimicrobial use (including non-adherence to treatment regime) may...

Author(s)
Padoveze, M. C.; AbraĆ£o, L. M.; Figueiredo, R. M. de
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242690)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The diagnosis of infection and the use of antibiotics.

This chapter presents the 3rd domain of the antimicrobial stewardship framework, the diagnosis of infection and use of antibiotics with 17 competency descriptors highlighting the following key points: nurses are an important and highly valued component of the antimicrobial stewardship team who are...

Author(s)
McEwen, J.; Kennedy, H.; Hamilton, N.
ISBN
2020 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789242690)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Consumerism and lifestyle choices: toxicological perspectives.

This book chapter contains a discussion on the environmental impact and lifestyle choices, including: complexity of discarded polymers, chemical nature of pharmaceuticals and personal care products, physical effects in marine species, polymers as vectors for disease organisms and other pollutants,...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245189)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal well-being on organic farms.

This chapter discusses the animal welfare requirements for organic farms; how to select genetic lines of animals that are suitable for organic farming; grazing more than one species on a pasture; understand the differences between EU, US and Canadian organic programmes and the importance of using...

Author(s)
Karreman, H. J.; Fulwider, W.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245219)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Livestock, antibiotics and greenhouse gas emissions.

This chapter provides an overview of the status of livestock as a food source for humans, and describes the impact of livestock production on land use, biodiversity, and greenhouse gas emissions. It also discusses the negative impact on human health of antibiotic use in livestock production....

Author(s)
Bartlett, H.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241648)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dermatological therapy.

The selection, application and efficacy of topical drugs for the treatment of various skin diseases in horses are discussed.

Author(s)
Marsella, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395085)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mycotoxins.

Mycotoxins induce adverse effects in humans and other vertebrate animals. Their production is determined by ecological and environmental factors (temperature, humidity and substrate water activity). The preponderance of specialized fungi in particular niches determines the type and range of...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aims and principles of organic poultry production.

A review on the international guidelines, regulations and standards of poultry feeding was presented in this chapter highlighting its impact on national standards in Europe, Asia, Latin America, North America, USA as well as in developing countries. From the regulations and principles its clear...

Author(s)
Blair, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392985)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biology of the Lyme disease agents: a selective survey of clinical and epidemiologic relevance.

This chapter provides an update on current understanding of the biology and genetics of the agents of Lyme disease (or Lyme borreliosis). The Lyme disease agents have hitherto been categorized under the umbrella term 'Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato'. This expediently served to distinguish them...

Author(s)
Barbour, A. G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter

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