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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 Perspectives on global bovine tuberculosis control.

This chapter presents the authors thoughts on the control of bovine TB, highlighting the relevant chapters where particular issues are dealt with in more depth. While great strides have clearly been made in the understanding of the fundamental pathogen biology of Mycobacterium bovis and its...

Author(s)
Olea-Popelka, F.; Chambers, M. A.; Gordon, S.; Barrow, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Suppressing reproductive activity.

The suppression of reproductive activity in livestock and wild animal populations is given focus in this chapter. Also presented are the developments, application, and advantages of this technology with emphasis on hormonal and immunological approaches.

Author(s)
Gordon, I.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646022)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tuberculosis in pigs and wild boar.

Wild boar and pigs are suitable hosts for members of the Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (MTC), mainly M. bovis and M. caprae. This book chapter discusses the epidemiology; immunology; current methods of diagnosis and intervention against MTC infection in wild boar and pigs.

Author(s)
Gortázar, C.; Vicente, J.; Fuente, J. de la; Nugent, G.; Nol, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643960)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever.

This second edition provides a comprehensive and current update of all major topics related to dengue disease including dengue virus biology (taxonomy, evolution, molecular virology, structural and non-structural proteins), history, epidemiology, entomology, clinical features, diagnosis,...

Author(s)
Gubler, D. J.; Ooi, E. E.; Vasudevan, S.; Farrar, J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939649)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Endurance exercise and inflammation.

This chapter reviews the effect of endurance exercise on inflammation, particularly on the immunological cells (neutrophils, monocytes, and leukocytes). The response to exercise and chronic endurance training of cytokines and acute phase proteins are discussed.

Author(s)
Peake, J. M.; Coombes, J. S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939106)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Measuring tuberculosis immune responses in the lung - the correct target?

This chapter discusses how the immune response in tuberculosis has been studied in the lungs. It focuses on tuberculosis pathogenesis as well as diagnosis, and evaluates the status of current research. Finally, it reflects on the value gained from lung-based work and reviews future directions in...

Author(s)
Breen, R.; Lipman, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938079)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Parasitic nematodes: molecular biology, biochemistry and immunology.

Inclusive of 20 chapters subdivided into 4 parts, this book's second edition covers latest updates in the current understanding of the molecular biology, biochemistry and immunology of parasitic nematodes of humans, domestic animals and plants. Specific topics discussed in each chapter include...

Author(s)
Kennedy, M. W.; Harnett, W.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937591)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Vaccination against filarial nematodes.

This chapter discusses current efforts in the development of vaccines against filarial nematodes, citing recent experiments in natural host model systems and in laboratory animal hosts. Relevant immunological mechanisms presumed to be important in successful vaccination strategies are discussed,...

Author(s)
Lustigman, S.; Klei, T. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937591)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Nematode allergens.

This chapter reviews the different nematode allergens (polyprotein allergens, ╬│-glutamyl transpeptidase, proteinase inhibitors, tropomyosins and others) and the complex immunological context in which allergenic components of parasitic worms act. The upside (reduction of inflammatory responses) and...

Author(s)
Steinfelder, S.; Rausch, S.; Lucius, R.; Hartmann, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845937591)
Type
Book chapter

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