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Cover for Xylanases and cellulases: relevance in monogastric nutrition - pigs.

This chapter describes the production, chemistry, structure, activity and beneficial effects of xylanases and cellulases on the physiology, immunology, digestibility, growth, health and livability of pigs.

Author(s)
Patience, J. F.; Li QingYun; Petry, A. L.
ISBN
2022 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241563)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate influences on reproduction and immunity in the soft tick, <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ornithodoros moubata</i>.

This expert opinion considers the physiological processes regulating reproduction and immune responses in the soft tick, Ornithodoros moubata, and the potential impact of climate change.

Author(s)
Taylor, D.; Ogihara, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249637)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae</i> pathogenicity: the known and the unknown.

This chapter discusses the current knowledge of Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae virulence, sequence of pathogenesis, adhesion, candidate virulence factors, immune modulation and Mycoplasma host interaction. A simple model of M. hyopneumoniae pathogenicity was also presented.

Author(s)
Kuhnert, P.; Jores, J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249941)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Immune responses against porcine <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycoplasma</i> infections.

This chapter presents current knowledge on the pathogenesis and immune responses against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae infection in pigs and mice based on studies acquired from other Mycoplasma infections.

Author(s)
Summerfield, A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249941)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Vaccines and vaccination against <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae</i>.

This chapter reviews the current knowledge on vaccination of pigs against Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae, including the currently available vaccines and their effects, the mechanisms of protection, the different vaccination strategies and the different experimental vaccines that have been developed to...

Author(s)
Maes, D.; Boyen, F.; Dellagostin, O.; Shao GuoQing; Haesebrouck, F.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249941)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Genetics of disease resistance in the European rabbit.

This chapter describes the genetic variability and selection for resistance to pasteurellosis, enterocolitis, myxomatosis, other infectious diseases, respiratory syndromes and digestive syndromes in rabbits.

Author(s)
Garreau, H.; Gunia, M.; Matos, A. L. de; Abrantes, J.; Esteves, P. J.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643342)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parasitic gastritis in sheep: haemonchosis; and parasitic enteritis in lambs: nematodirosis.

This chapter focuses on haemonchosis and nematodirosis in sheep in temperate regions. Subject headings are: parasite biology, pathology and pathophysiology; coinfections among abomasal nematodes; clinical observations; host responses; nutritional influences; periparturient period; larval ecology;...

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

Large lungworms can cause clinical disease and occasional mortality, whereas infections with small lungworms are often subclinical. Although several species of small lungworm have been isolated from small ruminants, this book chapter describes the most commonly described in the scientific...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The immune system of the chicken.

In this chapter, the chicken immune response, structure of the avian immune system, cells and effectors of the chicken immune system, genetic resistance to infection, and autoimmunity in the chicken were discussed.

Author(s)
Wigley, P.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245042)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Coccidiosis.

This article discusses the Eimeria life cycle, Eimeria species that infect poultry, sites of development within the gut, immunity, diagnosis, disease control, and prospects for future studies.

Author(s)
Blake, D.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245042)
Type
Book chapter

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