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Cover for Immune-based diagnosis of paratuberculosis.

This chapter discusses immune-based diagnostics for various testing and decision making purposes for Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis and outlines the diagnostic process.

Author(s)
Nielsen, S. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243413)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Piscirickettsiosis (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Piscirickettsia salmonis</i>).

This chapter highlights the clinical aspects, descriptions, distribution and transmission, clinical signs and diagnosis, pathology (gross and histological lesions) and pathobiology (which includes changes to fish immune responses and virulence of the pathogen), dynamics of the host-pathogen...

Author(s)
Smith, P. A.; Mardones, F. O.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Borreliella</i>: interactions with the host immune system.

This chapter briefly reviews the interaction of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (Bb) with the host immune system, and provides an update regarding how this relates to newer humoral and cellular diagnostic assays. Bb has complex interactions with its host, allowing it to evade detection and...

Author(s)
Sperber, K.; Dattwyler, R. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lyme disease: the great controversy.

This chapter traces the origin of the clinical condition termed 'chronic Lyme disease' (CLD) and explores the various medical, political, and legal issues it has brought. It also provides a detailed examination of some of the key myths that together reinforced the recognition of CLD as a diagnosis. ...

Author(s)
Halperin, J. J.; Baker, P.; Wormser, G. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Immunological diagnosis.

This chapter discussed the pathogenesis of bovine tuberculosis (TB) and presents some of the advances that have been made in the discovery and development of antigens and immune biomarkers for potential use in the diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis and how some of these antigens (e.g. ESAT-6, CFP10,...

Author(s)
Waters, R.; Vordermeier, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diagnostic testing for Lyme disease.

This chapter describes the 2-tiered serological approach for the diagnosis of Lyme disease, and provides guidelines for interpreting the results of this approach, with focus on false negative and false positive results. Other diagnostic approaches, such as polymerase chain reaction and culture...

Author(s)
Auwaerter, P. G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
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 Bovine tuberculosis.

This 269-paged book on Bovine Tubeculosis covers all aspects of Mycobacterium bovis biology and infection: epidemiological, pathological, microbiological, genomic and immunological together with a comparative approach to the different control schemes being undertaken in different countries. It has...

Author(s)
Chambers, M.; Gordon, S.; Olea-Popelka, F.; Barrow, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Exploratory data analysis.

This chapter discusses the use of exploratory data analysis (EDA) in interpreting collected data on the epidemiology of animal diseases focusing on the goals and procedures of EDA such as use of backups and records. Highlight of the chapter focus on the statistical analysis of the frequency of AGID ...

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Yam mosaic.

This chapter describes the disease symptopms, distribution, economic impact, taxonomy, host range, transmission, detection methods (serological and nucleic acid-based assays), and management strategies of Yam mosaic virus (YMV). It is indicated that the successful management of yam mosaic disease,...

Author(s)
Eni, A. O.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644264)
Type
Book chapter

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