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Cover for Home parenteral nutrition-associated liver disease.

This chapter reviews literature data on the prevalence, risk factors, diagnosis, physiopathology, treatment, and prevention of home parenteral nutrition (HPN)-related liver disease. Available evidence shows that HPN-associated liver disease is related to both the HPN regimen and underlying disease. ...

Author(s)
Djemah, V. B.; Colomb, V.; Corcos, O.; Messing, B.; Joly, F.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643113)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Disease transmission and biodiversity loss through the trade in farm animals.

This chapter discusses the negative effects of foot and mouth disease, influenza, ticks and other infectious diseases transmitted through the international trade on the biodiversity of livestock.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643137)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis/M. caprae</i> infection in goats and sheep: introduction, epidemiology and control measures.

This book chapter reviews the epidemiology of tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (M. bovis, M. caprae and M. tuberculosis) in small ruminants (sheep and goats), the performance of antemortem diagnostic tests and control measures that are used to eradicate infection in...

Author(s)
Aranaz, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643960)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mycobacterial infections in elephants.

This book chapter discusses the epidemiology, pathology, host response, diagnosis, treatment and zoonotic nature of tuberculosis affecting elephants caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, M. bovis, M. avium, M. szulgai and M. elephantis.

Author(s)
Mikota, S. K.; Lyashchenko, K. P.; Lowenstine, L.; Agnew, D.; Maslow, J. N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643960)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tuberculosis in pigs and wild boar.

Wild boar and pigs are suitable hosts for members of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTC), mainly M. bovis and M. caprae. This book chapter discusses the epidemiology; immunology; current methods of diagnosis and intervention against MTC infection in wild boar and pigs.

Author(s)
Gortázar, C.; Vicente, J.; Fuente, J. de la; Nugent, G.; Nol, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643960)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tuberculosis in wild and captive deer.

The range of susceptible hosts to M. bovis is extremely broad and includes humans, cattle, pigs, carnivores and deer. Deer are widely distributed and indigenous species and can be found in all continents with the exception of Antarctica and Australia. Today, of the approximately 16 genera and over...

Author(s)
Palmer, M. V.; O'Brien, D. J.; Griffin, J. F.; Nugent, G.; Lisle, G. W. de; Ward, A.; Delahay, R. J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643960)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Novel <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium tuberculosis</i> complex spp. in group-living African mammals.

Tuberculosis (TB) pathogens of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MtbC) are of global importance in human, domestic animal and wildlife health, and are currently a major concern in conservation, threatening wildlife populations, particularly rare and endangered species. This book chapter...

Author(s)
Alexander, K. A.; Sanderson, C. E.; Laver, P. N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643960)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium avium</i> subsp. <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">paratuberculosis</i> infection, immunology and pathology of livestock.

Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) infection in ruminants leads to a chronic and progressive enteric disease (Johne′s disease) that results in loss of intestinal function, poor body condition and mortality. This book chapter discusses the clinical aspects and pathology of MAP...

Author(s)
Stabel, J. R.; Bannantine, J. P.; Hostetter, J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643960)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Regional animal health programmes.

The aim of this chapter is to provide an understanding of the key epidemiological concepts involved in the development and implementation of effective national or regional animal health programmes.

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Spatial epidemiology.

This chapter begins with a concise description of a case study of wild pigs and Salmonella that is used to demonstrate concepts throughout. The chapter then discusses the major steps involved in visualizing disease data and some simple queries. Finally, a summary of more complete spatial...

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
Type
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