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Cover for Molecular virulence mechanisms of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i>.

This book chapter discusses the key factors such as genomics, RD1-RD3 loci, cell envelope, secretory systems, PE/PPE genes, regulatory genes, PhoPR regulatory systems, and RskA-Slg regulon genes that contribute to the virulence of Mycobacterium bovis which enable the mycobacterium to survive and...

Author(s)
Smyth, A.; Gordon, S. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adaptive immunity.

This book chapter discusses the cell-mediated immune responses; non-conventional T cells; CD8+T lymphocytes; humoral immunity; coinfection alters the adaptive immune response; and adaptive immune responses in other mammalian models of mycobacterial disease.

Author(s)
Hope, J.; Werling, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transmission of cattle diseases and biosecurity in cattle farms.

An overview of the essential aspects of cattle health and specific practical biosecurity (internal and external) measures for dairy, beef and veal calf farms was highlighted in this chapter.

Author(s)
Sarrazin, S.; Damiaans, B.; Renault, V.; Saegerman, C.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The contested space that local knowledge occupies: understanding the veterinary knowledges and practices of livestock farmers in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa.

This chapter examines the local knowledge system implicated in the production and husbandry of livestock, specifically in relation to the management of tick-borne diseases (TBDs) of cattle especially those from rural Ngqushwa Municipality on the eastern seaboard of South Africa with virulent TBD...

Author(s)
Ainslie, A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647050)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bovine pathology: a text and color atlas.

This 436-paged book "Bovine Pathology: A Text and Color Atlas" is a comprehensive single resource to identifying bovine diseases encountered in beef and dairy cattle, feedlot cattle, and their calves. With summary text describing key features, this book correlates clinical information with...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of the nervous system.

This chapter discusses the clinical aspects, complications and differential diagnosis of the different nervous system diseases of the cattle which include degeneration (toxicity and mineral deficiencies); inflammation due to prion, viral, bacterial, fungal, protozoal or parasitic infections;...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of the respiratory system.

This chapter discusses the clinical signs, complications and differential diagnosis of the cattle respiratory system diseases (upper respiratory tract, lower respiratory tract and pleura). The diseases of the upper respiratory tract (nostrils, sinonasal compartment and larynx) includes...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of the cardiovascular system.

This chapter discusses the physiological functions cattle heart; along with the clinical aspects, complications and differential diagnosis of the different diseases affecting the heart (congenital cardiovascular anomalies, pericardial diseases, myocardial diseases, endocardial disorders, congestive ...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of the gastrointestinal tract.

This chapter discusses the clinical aspects, pathology, and differential diagnosis of the diseases of the upper gastrointestinal tract (oral cavity, oesophagus, forestomachs and abomasum), lower gastrointestinal tract (small and large intestines) and peritoneum of cattle. The diseases are composed...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of the hepatobiliary system and pancreas.

This chapter discusses the clinical aspectes and differential diagnosis of the diseases of the hepatobiliary system and pancreas of cattle. Bovine liver diseases include metabolic and toxic disorders (lipidosis and hepatotoxicity), inflammation (bacterial, fungal and parasitic infections),...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter

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