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Cover for Determining unconsciousness and insensibility in commercial abattoirs.

US and EU legislation require that an animal must be rendered insensible to pain before invasive dressing procedures start. If an animal shows any of the following clinical signs, it must be immediately restunned: (i) righting reflex or retains the ability to stand; (ii) species-specific...

Author(s)
Grandin, T.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240573)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Skin infections.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention (e.g., vaccination), treatment (e.g., drug therapy, supportive therapy) and surveillance of skin infections such as...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Fleas and pets.

This chapter includes questions and answers on the causes and signs of flea infestation of dogs and cats, whether fleas can kill, effect of grooming, why fleas bite, how to spot a flea, how to determine if a dog or cat has fleas, the difference of fleas with lice and ticks, how to take fleas off a...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Blood groups and neonatal isoerythrolysis.

This chapter discussed the clinical aspects and cause of isoerythrolysis in newborn foals and highlights the important role of blood groups in horses in its early diagnosis using DNA tests.

Author(s)
Bailey, E.; Brooks, S. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786392589)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Hyperlipaemia and lipid metabolism disorders.

This chapter reviews lipid metabolism in equines and focused on the disorders affecting lipid metabolism. Highlights includes the clinical aspects, diagnosis, epidemiology, pathogenesis, and management of hyperlipaemia.

Author(s)
Bertin, F. R.; Fraser, N. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241099)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Additional endocrinopathies.

This chapter discussed other diseases affecting the endocrine system of equines namely diabetes insipidus and pheochromocytoma highlighting the clinical aspects and description of these diseases.

Author(s)
Bertin, F. R.; Fraser, N. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241099)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of the male reproductive system.

In this chapter the clinical aspects, symptoms, diagnosis, prevention, and treatment of common reproductive disorders (cryptorchidism, testicular, sertoli, and leydig cell neoplasms, hypogonadism, and intersex conditions) in male mammals are discussed.

Author(s)
Bertin, F. R.; Fraser, N. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241099)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rhabdovirosis (viral haemorrhagic septicaemia virus).

This chapter describes the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, phylogenetics, pathogenesis, diagnosis, prevention and control rhabdoviral haemorrhagic septicaemia in domestic and wild fishes.

Author(s)
Stepien, C. A.; Leaman, D. W.; Niner, M. D.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nodavirosis (Striped jack nervous necrosis virus).

This chapter presents a brief description of Striped jack nervous necrosis virus; its geographical distribution and its potential spread to new location(s) and/or novel host(s); its clinical signs and diagnosis; pathology (gross and histological lesions) and pathobiology, which includes changes to...

Author(s)
Zainathan, S. C.; Nurshuhada Ariff
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Orthomyxovirosis (tilapia lake virus).

The genetic characteristics, risk factors, epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention, control and role of climatic factors on Tilapia lake virus are described.

Author(s)
Surachetpong, W.; Sirikanchana, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter

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