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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 Parasites of the urogenital system.

This chapter focuses on urogenital parasitic infections of dogs and cats, namely capillariasis and dioctophymosis. Their aetiology, parasite life cycle, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment (drug therapy, surgery) and public health implications are discussed.

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Key skills for the veterinary nurse in diagnostic parasitology.

This chapter explains some simple diagnostic tests, which may be carried out for parasites in practice and include faecal analysis (helminth and protozoal infections), staining blood smears and examinations for skin ectoparasites, as well as more complex techniques such as enzyme-linked...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Management practices to prevent abnormal feather loss in broiler breeders.

This chapter discusses management factors in broiler breeders that can trigger abnormal feathering and unwanted feather damage, such that the birds are unable to maintain good feather cover at all times. Management practices to ensure good feed access include the following. Birds have correct...

Author(s)
Tuijl, O. A. van
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395115)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Amino acid metabolism in helminths.

Metabolism of amino acids is better known in nematodes than in other helminths, particularly in parasites of mammals, including humans. There are differences between species and also between life cycle stages, so the presence of genes encoding their proteins does not ensure functional enzymes, e.g. ...

Author(s)
Simpson, H. V.; Umair, S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parasites of the gastrointestinal system.

This chapter focuses on the gastrointestinal parasitic infections of dogs and cats, namely ascariasis (Toxocara canis, T. cati and Toxascaris leonina), hookworm infection (Ancylostoma caninum, A. tubaeforme and Uncinaria stenocephala), trichuriasis (Trichuris vulpis), tapeworm infection...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Parasites of the respiratory system.

This chapter focuses on the respiratory parasitic infections of pets, namely canine angiostrongyliasis (Angiostrongylus vasorum), crenosomosis (Crenosoma vulpis), canine verminous nodular bronchitis (Oslerus osleri), canine verminous pneumonia (Filaroides spp.), eucoleosis (Eucoleus aerophilus and ...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Parasites of the eye and nervous system.

This chapter focuses on parasitic infections of the eyes and nervous system of dogs and cats, such as thelaziosis, encephalitozoonosis, neosporosis and toxoplasmosis. Their aetiology, transmission, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment (mechanical removal, drug therapy), prevention and zoonotic...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Communicable diseases: a global perspective.

This completely updated and revised 5th edition, which consists of 20 chapters, provides a comprehensive account of various types of infectious diseases and their modes of transmission, epidemiology, control strategies, notifications and regulations, as well as an overview of the major diseases...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and vectorborne diseases in the urban ecosystem in India.

This chapter explores the impact of climate change on the ecology and breeding behaviour of mosquito vectors and on the transmission of mosquito-borne diseases (MBDs) in urban areas of India. These MBDs include malaria, dengue, chikungunya, and lymphatic filariasis. The different climatic zones in...

Author(s)
Dhiman, R. C.; Poonam Singh
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter

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