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Cover for Obligate ectoparasites of cattle: lice and mange mites.

This chapter briefly describes the taxonomy and life cycle of lice and mange mites. The clinical presentation and effects on cattle performance of chorioptic (Chorioptes bovis), sarcoptic (Sarcoptes scabiei), psoroptic (Psoroptes ovis) and demodectic (Demodex bovis and D. ghanensis) mange, and the...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ectoparasites in cattle: flies.

This chapter focuses on the tick Ixodes ricinus and the common flies that are found in temperate cattle farms, particularly those in the family Muscidae, which are commonly described as nuisance or biting flies. All these species can play important roles as vectors of several viral, bacterial and...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ectoparasites of sheep: sheep mange mites.

This chapter describes the life cycle of Psoroptes ovis on sheep and the pathogenesis, clinical picture, immune response, seasonality, transmission, diagnosis and control (e.g., use of acaricides) of sheep scab. Other mites causing mange in sheep are also described: Chorioptes bovis (chorioptic...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sheep ectoparasites: insects.

This chapter gives an overview about: Lucilia species, myiasis, blowflies, strike; species composition of blowflies; breeding biology; adult emergence; orientation in adult flies; larval development; oviposition on the live host and the pathogenesis of myiasis; clinical presentation; seasonality...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Top 100 questions and answers about fleas and pets.

This book includes 4 chapters presenting a full coverage of the most important facts that people need to know about fleas of pets, particularly dogs and cats, in an easy question and answer format. It provides an easy introduction to the world of fleas and describes the changes in animal and human...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fleas and people.

This chapter includes questions and answers on whether humans can get fleas when sharing a bed with pets, human host preference of fleas, whether fleas can kill humans, look of cat and dog flea bites on humans, allergic reaction to flea bites, cat scratch disease transmission among cats and between ...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; Dryden, M. W.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245486)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Common integument.

This chapter discussed the morphology and physiological functions of the integuments of dogs and cats highlighting the aetiology and diagnosis of the diseases affecting the skin, hair, pads, and claws of dogs and cats.

Author(s)
Aspinall, V.; Cappello, M.; Phillips, C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241150)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Parasitic skin diseases.

The clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of ectoparasitic skin diseases in horses are described.

Author(s)
Marsella, R.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395085)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of poor hygiene.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention, treatment and surveillance of scabies, lice, superficial fungal infections (dermatophytosis), tropical ulcers, yaws,...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
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