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Cover for Immune-based diagnosis of paratuberculosis.

This chapter discusses the immune-based diagnostics for various purposes of testing and decision-making. The purposes of diagnosis; test characteristics; immunity and immune-based diagnostic tests; cell-mediated tests; antibody ELISA's and decision-making on health certification, reduction of...

Author(s)
Nielsen, S. S.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia.

In this chapter, the biology (morphology, life cycle), classification, phenotypic and antigenic traits, geographical distribution and host range, diagnosis, economic importance, control, treatment and epizootiology of Viral haemorrhagic septicaemia in fishes with particular emphasis on cultured...

Author(s)
Smail, D. A.; Snow, M.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Salmonid alphaviruses.

This chapter presents a review of salmonid alphavirus, covering all known information on this group of economically important viruses in salmonids.

Author(s)
Graham, D. A.; McLoughlin, M. F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Paratuberculosis: organism, disease, control.

This book discusses the history, prevalence, economic costs, disease control, diagnosis, vaccine development, aetiological agent, and control programmes of paratuberculosis in ruminants. Topics discussed are: history of paratuberculosis; prevalence and economics of infection of Mycobacterium avium...

Author(s)
Behr, M. A.; Collins, D. M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book
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Cover for Molecular diagnostic methods for plant viruses.

Plants are frequently infected by a wide range of viruses that cause important agronomic, economic and social impact. Detection of viruses at early stages of infection is crucial to reduce economic losses. Biological indexing and serological enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) methods are...

Author(s)
Olmos, A.; Capote, N.; Bertolini, E.; Cambra, M.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845932886)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Advances in diagnosis: is microscopy still the benchmark?

Despite advances in the biomedical sciences, leading to developments in laboratory diagnostics, examination (usually of faeces) by microscopy remains the keystone of laboratory diagnosis of cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis. In Europe, standard methods include the direct examination of wet...

Author(s)
Chalmers, R. M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933913)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diagnostic limitations and future trends in the serodiagnosis of human toxocariasis.

This chapter briefly discusses the transmission, clinical manifestations and diagnosis of human toxocariasis caused by Toxocara canis and T. cati. The global seroprevalence of human toxocariasis and the immune response to larval burdens are described. The immunodiagnosis of the disease and the...

Author(s)
Smith, H.; Noordin, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930264)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diagnosis of human African trypanosomiasis.

This chapter discusses the clinical, parasitological, serological and molecular diagnosis, as well as stage determination and follow-up after treatment of human African trypanosomiasis (caused by Trypanosoma gambiense or T. rhodesiense). The different diagnostic techniques are described.

Author(s)
Büscher, P.; Lejon, V.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199475X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diagnosis of American trypanosomiasis.

This chapter discusses the diagnosis of human American trypanosomiasis (Chagas' disease) through clinical findings, history and laboratory tests. The different parasitological and serological tests are described.

Author(s)
Luquetti, A. O.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199475X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diagnosis and epidemiology of African animal trypanosomiasis.

This chapter discusses the clinical, parasitological, immunological and molecular diagnosis of African trypanosomiasis in cattle, small ruminants and pigs. The different diagnostic techniques and their epidemiological applications are described.

Author(s)
Eisler, M. C.; Dwinger, R. H.; Majiwa, P. A. O.; Picozzi, K.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199475X)
Type
Book chapter

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