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Cover for Arginase and microbial pathogenesis in the lungs.

Strict regulation of pulmonary capillary barrier integrity is crucial for preventing capillary leak and ensuring optimal gaseous exchange at the alveolar-capillary interface. Bacterial infection of the lungs, as can be seen during severe pneumonia, can dramatically impair lung barrier function and...

Author(s)
Lucas, M. J. R.; Caldwell, R. W.; Fulton, D.; Chakraborty, T.; Lucas, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647234)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Epidemiology of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Staphylococcus aureus</i> and enterococci and an overview of antimicrobial resistance.

This chapter gives an overview about: antibiotic resistance in S. aureus; Hospital-acquired MRSA (HA-MRSA); community-acquired MRSA (CA-MRSA); vancomycin-intermediate/resistant S. aureus (VISA/VRSA); epidemiology/prevalence of MRSA rates of colonization; epidemiology of MRSA by infection type...

Author(s)
Bartlett, A. H.; Daum, R. S.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of neonates and calves.

This chapter discusses the two organ systems, respiratory and alimentary systems, of the growing dairy and beef calves which are particularly susceptible to diseases. Topics included in this chapter will deal with infectious agents responsible for the entities of calf pneumonia and calf scours;...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parasites of the respiratory system.

This chapter focuses on the respiratory parasitic infections of pets, namely canine angiostrongyliasis (Angiostrongylus vasorum), crenosomosis (Crenosoma vulpis), canine verminous nodular bronchitis (Oslerus osleri), canine verminous pneumonia (Filaroides spp.), eucoleosis (Eucoleus aerophilus and ...

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 Disease and herd health management.

This chapter presents the disease affecting calves and adult cattle focusing on the aetiology, diagnosis, prevention and control of these diseases. Topics on herd health assurance schemes and notifiable cattle diseases and legislation concerning cattle health and disease were also included.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392701)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Respiratory diseases and other airborne-transmitted infections.

This chapter focuses on airborne infections that present as diseases of the respiratory system and also diseases of other systems of the body that are transmitted via airborne route. These diseases include tuberculosis, acute respiratory infections (such as common cold, pneumonia, and bronchitis),...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Coughing in pigs.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, key features and treatment of coughing in pigs. Focus is given on enzootic pneumonia (Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae), diffuse pneumonia (porcine reproductive and respiratory syndrome virus), pneumonia and lymph node damage (porcine circovirus-2), swine flu or...

Author(s)
McOrist, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642123)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Management of pleural disease.

Author(s)
Yool, D. A.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845938215)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Clinical features and treatment of pandemic influenza A(H1N1)pdm09.

This chapter describes the presenting symptoms, severity, prognosis, management of community and hospitalized cases, and antiviral treatment of A(H1N1)pdm09 infection. The influenza-associated pneumonia, community-acquired pneumonia and bacteriological findings in relation to A(H1N1)pdm09 infection ...

Author(s)
Jain, S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938567)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Restoring the dairy herd: rearing youngstock and replacing cows.

This chapter describes how rearing youngstock and replacing cows can be incorporated into a herd health programme. It is aimed at providing the herd health advisor with a logical approach to managing and monitoring youngstock health and performance. Focus is given on the dynamics of the dairy herd...

Author(s)
Breen, J.; Down, P.; Kerby, M.; Bradley, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939977)
Type
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