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Cover for Control principles and methods.

This chapter reviews the main principles and methods for the control of infectious diseases. These control principles revolve around the agent, route of transmission, host, and environment. The types of control methods described in this chapter include vaccination, environmental control (e.g....

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Food safety: prevention is better than crisis management.

This chapter discusses guidelines on the production of safe poultry meat and eggs during the pre-harvest stage, feeding (focused on the quality and evaluation of feeds), postharvest food safety and food processing controls.

Author(s)
Wall, P.; Yu ZhongYi
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Eukaryotic microorganisms of concern in food: parasites and molds.

This chapter focuses on eukaryotic microorganisms of most concern for microbial food safety, which include helminths, protozoa, and moulds (and their mycotoxins). The pathogenesis and clinical features of foodborne diseases caused by these microorganisms, methods for their detection in foods, and...

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Cost and benefits of control measures: food traceability.

This chapter examines the costs and benefits of implementing the 24-hour traceability rule by examining the development of the California Leafy Green Marketing Agreement. The LGMA was officially formed in September 2007 in response to the 2006 Escherichia coli O157:H7 outbreak associated with...

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The food we eat.

This chapter discusses the role of diet in health and disease. The discovery of dietary fibre, the significance of a balanced diet, the role of infant feeds and breast milk in childhood obesity, and the risks and benefits of cow's milk consumption. Fish oil supplements, dietary antioxidants and the ...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646824)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Measuring disease frequency.

This chapter focuses on how to measure the frequency of disease, which is a fundamentally important part of epidemiology (veterinary as well as human). Topics include counting in epidemiological study, ratios, proportion, and rates, measures of morbidity (Illness) in a population, cumulative and...

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Integrated risk assessment - foodborne diseases.

This chapter discusses an integrated risk assessment approach to food safety issues and foodborne diseases, highlighting its advantages from current risk assessment methods. Applications of this approach to risk evaluation relevant to foodborne infections (i.e., variant Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease...

Author(s)
Racloz, V.; Waltner-Toews, D.; Stärk, K. D. C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643410)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Animal-human transmission models.

This chapter describes animal-human transmission (mathematical) models that aim to relate human disease frequency to the animal reservoir, providing a mechanism for the comparison of the effectiveness of interventions in humans and animals. Brucellosis, rabies, mosquito-borne diseases (e.g. Rift...

Author(s)
Zinsstag, J.; Fuhrimann, S.; Hattendorf, J.; Chitnis, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643410)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Evolution of the One Health movement in the USA.

Throughout the history of USA, collaboration among human, animal and environment sectors has waxed and waned according to situational demand for working across disciplines. Several events in the early 21st century renewed interest in the One Health concept, broadly defined as the...

Author(s)
Rubin, C. S.; Kunkel, R.; Grigg, C.; King, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643410)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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