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Cover for Enzymes and the microbiome in the post-antibiotic era.

This chapter describes the effect of enzyme additives (xylanase, beta-glucanase, mannanase, phytase, lysozyme and others) on the digestibility, antibiotic resistance and intestinal microorganisms of chickens and pigs.

Author(s)
Ducatelle, R.; Immerseel, F. van; Eeckhaut, V.; Goossens, E.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241563)
Type
Book chapter
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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 General control measures against <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae</i> infections.

This chapter focused on the control of M. hyopneumoniae aside from antibiotic treatment and vaccine application, also an overview of the most prominent factors affecting M. hyopneumoniae disease development and clinical presentation are discussed in detail in different sections of this chapter.

Author(s)
Marco, E.; Yeske, P.; Pieters, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249941)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycoplasma hyorhinis</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycoplasma hyosynoviae</i> in pig herds.

The genetics, taxonomy, epidemiology, prevalence, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of Mycoplasma hyorhinis and M. hyosynoviae in pig herds are described.

Author(s)
Palzer, A.; Ritzmann, M.; Spergser, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249941)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycoplasma suis</i> infections in pigs.

This chapter describes the biochemistry and genetic caharacteristics, epidemiology, prevalence, transmission, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, control and socioeconomic impact of Mycoplasma suis infection in pigs.

Author(s)
Hoelzle, L. E.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249941)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Poultry chemotherapy and antimicrobials.

The selection, mode of treatment, drug delivery methods, efficacy, adverse effects and alternatives to antibiotics for the treatment of bacterial diseases in poultry are described.

Author(s)
Clark, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245042)
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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