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Cover for Parasites of cattle and sheep: a practical guide to their biology and control.

This book contains 19 chapters that discuss parasitic gastroenteritis, coccidiosis, lungworm infections, ectoparasites in cattle and sheep, tapeworm infections, liver and rumen fluke, tick-borne diseases, responsible usage of parasiticides, and grazing management and practical implementation of...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Parasitic gastroenteritis in cattle.

This chapter discusses parasitic gastroenteritis as the focus of many important aspects of ruminant parasitology. Subject headings are: parasitic gastritis, ostertagiosis; pathology; hypobiosis; pathophysiology; pepsinogen; mucus biosynthesis; gastrin; lysozyme; host immune responses; parasitic...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Parasitic gastroenteritis in sheep: teladorsagiosis and trichostrongylosis.

There are many (>30) species of gastrointestinal nematodes that have been recorded as parasites of sheep; however, relatively few species contribute commonly and significantly to parasitic gastroenteritis (PGE), of which four genera play major roles: Teladorsagia, Trichostrongylus, Haemonchus...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Faecal-oral diseases.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention (e.g., hygiene, sanitation, vaccination, safe water supply), treatment (e.g., oral rehydration, drug therapy) and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Gram-positive bacteria.

This chapter focuses on Gram-positive bacterial pathogens of most concern in food safety, which can be further grouped into 2 categories: spore formers and non-spore formers. The bacterial spore formers of most concern for foodborne illness include Bacillus cereus, Clostridium botulinum, and C....

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Faecal-oral diseases.

This chapter focuses on the faecal-oral group of diseases that are transmitted by person-to-person contact, through water, food or directly to the mouth. These diseases include gastroenteritis, rotavirus infection, Cryptosporidium parvum infection, cholera, shigellosis, Giardia intestinalis...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Salmonella</i> virulence mechanisms and their genetic basis.

This chapter describes the virulence factors responsible for host-pathogen interactions during Salmonella infections that are localized to the intestinal tract (self-limiting gastroenteritis) and those that are associated with systemic dissemination of the bacteria.

Author(s)
Sterzenbach, T.; Crawford, R. W.; Winter, S. E.; Baümler, A. J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939021)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sporadic emerging diseases and disorders.

This chapter introduces and describes the impacts of a selection of diseases that have recently been of sporadic or emergent importance to the culture of finfish. For each, diagnostic approaches are reviewed along with a summary of clinical signs and characteristic lesions, and possibilities for...

Author(s)
Jones, S. R. M.; Smith, P. A.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642079)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Notifiable diseases.

This chapter concentrates on the notifiable diseases which occur in pigs. Focus is given on the notifiable diseases in the UK or being monitored by the OIE (Office International des Epizooties) worldwide such as foot and mouth disease, rabies, African swine fever, Aujeszky's disease, classical...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Zoonotic diseases.

This chapter gives an overview of the viral, bacterial, parasitic and fungal zoonotic diseases in pigs. Measures to prevent transmission of these zoonoses from pigs to man are outlined. Focus is given on Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever, encephalomyocarditis, foot and mouth disease, influenza,...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter

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