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Cover for Parasites of the skin and muscles.

This chapter focuses on parasitic infections of the skin and muscles of pets (dogs, cats, rabbits), such as flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis), fly strike (Lucilia sericata), louse infestations (Linognathus setosus, Trichodectes canis and Felicola subrostratus), mite infestations and mange (...

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 Skin and muscle problems in pigs.

This chapter discusses the causes, key features and treatment of skin and muscle problems in pigs. Focus is given on pig mange (Sarcoptes scabiei), Haematopinus suis infection, Staphylococcus hyicus infection, anaemia (Mycoplasma suis), porcine dermatopathy and nephropathy syndrome (porcine...

Author(s)
McOrist, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642123)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diagnosis.

This chapter covers the diagnosis of ectoparasitic infestation in sheep and goats, particularly sarcoptic mange (Sarcoptes scabiei), goat warbles (Przhevalskiana spp.), nasal bot flies (Oestrus ovis), lice (Bovicola ovis), psoroptic mange (Psoroptes), Chorioptes and blowfly (Lucilia sericata)....

Author(s)
Bates, P.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936648)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mites (Arachnida: Acari).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of mites (Acari). Focus is given on species that act as endoparasites, ectoparasites, disease vectors and allergenic organisms in both man and animals.

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of the skin.

This chapter gives an overview of the different skin diseases in pigs caused by viruses, bacteria, parasites and fungi as well as those related to nutrition and other non-infectious causes. The clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of these skin diseases are presented. Focus is given on swinepox, ...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rabbit diseases and health problems.

This chapter covers the general considerations regarding diseases and health problems in rabbits, quarantine and disease diagnosis. Focus is given on the clinical signs, causes, treatment and prevention of major rabbit diseases and health problems (pasteurellosis, rhinitis, pneumonia, abscesses,...

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Skin and wool.

This chapter covers the causes, diagnosis, clinical aspects, epidemiology, treatment, control and prevention of non-infectious, infectious and parasitic diseases affecting the wool and skin of sheep. Focus is given on natural shedding, wool break, wool slip, sunburn, photosensitization, sheep scab...

Author(s)
Winter, A.; Clarkson, M.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939731)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Skin conditions.

This chapter covers the diverse skin conditions observed in working horses. Aids to diagnosis of skin diseases in the horse are given. Focus is given on mange mites, lice, ticks, other skin parasites, flying insects, urticarial reaction, eosinophilic granulomata, viral skin conditions, bacterial...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936556)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Dogs and ectoparasitic zoonoses.

The biology and clinical aspects of the four major canine ectoparasitic infections (Siphonaptera, Sarcoptes scabiei var canis, Cheyletiella spp. and Otodectes cynotis) and associated zoonotic diseases are described and current methods of control are discussed.

Author(s)
Curtis, C. F.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851994369)
Type
Book chapter