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Cover for Bovine tuberculosis in other domestic species.

This book chapter discusses the current body of knowledge of Mycobacterium bovis infection and the disease is reviewed with regards to sheep, goats, pigs, water buffalo and camel. The need for the integration in national bovine tuberculosis control programme of M. bovis infection in water buffaloes ...

Author(s)
Michel, A. L.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Role of wildlife in the epidemiology of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i>.

This book chapter discusses the Mycobacterium bovis infection in key wildlife hosts such as the possums, badgers, wild boar and feral pigs, and deer; multi-host complexes and the ecology of M. bovis dynamics and persistence; and transmission at the livestock-wildlife interface.

Author(s)
Fox, N. J.; Barrow, P. A.; Hutchings, M. R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Molecular virulence mechanisms of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i>.

This book chapter discusses the key factors such as genomics, RD1-RD3 loci, cell envelope, secretory systems, PE/PPE genes, regulatory genes, PhoPR regulatory systems, and RskA-Slg regulon genes that contribute to the virulence of Mycobacterium bovis which enable the mycobacterium to survive and...

Author(s)
Smyth, A.; Gordon, S. V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The pathology and pathogenesis of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i> infection.

This book chapter discusses the pathology of Mycobacterium bovis infection in cattle and other animal species (sheep and goats, South American camelids, Eurasian badgers, cervids, wild boar, African buffalo and lechwe, Brushtail possum) and the main aspects of the pathogenesis of the immune...

Author(s)
Salguero, F. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Innate immune response in bovine tuberculosis.

This book chapter discusses the components of the innate immune response involved in Mycobacterium bovis infection such as pathogen recognition receptors (PRRs); cells of the innate immune system; inflammasomes; and autophagy and apoptosis process. The importance of innate immunity in natural...

Author(s)
Carrisoza-Urbina, J.; Zhou XiangMei; Gutiérrez-Pabello, J. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Adaptive immunity.

This book chapter discusses the cell-mediated immune responses; non-conventional T cells; CD8+T lymphocytes; humoral immunity; coinfection alters the adaptive immune response; and adaptive immune responses in other mammalian models of mycobacterial disease.

Author(s)
Hope, J.; Werling, D.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium</i> spp.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention, control strategies, legislative aspects and economic impact of Mycobacterium spp. infection in fishes.

Author(s)
Gauthier, D. T.; Rhodes, M. W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bovine tuberculosis at the human-livestock-wildlife interface in sub-Saharan Africa.

This chapter focuses on bovine tuberculosis (BTB) in sub-Saharan Africa, which is an example of a pathogen shared at the human-livestock-wildlife interface. It describes how interfaces are multiple, fluid and dynamic in nature, and very poorly studied in the African context. The importance of...

Author(s)
Tschopp, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643410)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Immunopathogenesis of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i> infection of cattle.

M. bovis infection in cattle is generally considered slowly progressive, without clear delineation of the various stages associated with tuberculosis of humans. This book chapter discusses the pathogenesis; innate immune responses and initiation of adaptive immune responses; cell-mediated immune...

Author(s)
Waters, W. R.; Hope, J. C.; Hamilton, C. A.; Palmer, M. V.; McNair, J.; Skuce, R. A.; Allen, A. R.; Buddle, B. M.; Villarreal-Ramos, B.; Vordermeier, H. M.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643960)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tuberculosis in companion animal species.

This book chapter discusses the epidemiology, predisposition, zoonotic and anthroponotic risks, possible route of infection, clinical aspects, diagnosis, management, and prognosis of tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium microti, bovis, M. avium, and M. malmoense in companion animals, especially...

Author(s)
Gunn-Moore, D. A.; Lalor, S.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643960)
Type
Book chapter

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