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Cover for Diagnosis of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae</i> infection and associated diseases.

In this chapter, the different diagnostic techniques available for Mycoplasma hyopneumonia in growing and/or finishing animals alongside their advantages and limitations are reviewed.

Author(s)
Chae ChanHee; Gomes Neto, J. C.; Segalés, J.; Sibila, M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789249941)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Molecular identification of nematodes using polymerase chain reaction (PCR).

Molecular diagnostics are a vital component of the management of economically important pests, including plant-parasitic nematodes. Various molecular techniques for diagnostics have been introduced to nematology during last decades, but the most popular is Polymerase Chain Reaction (PCR) based....

Author(s)
Subbotin, S. A.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391759)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Characterization of nematode mitochondrial genomes.

This chapter presents procedures on polymerase chain reaction (PCR) amplification, protocols for PCR, cloning and sequencing, and mitochondrial genome annotation and gene identification for the characterization of nematodes.

Author(s)
Humphreys-Pereira, D. A.; Kim Taeho; Park JoongKi
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781786391759)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Sequence-based identification and classification of fungi.

This book chapter describes the advantages and limitations of the ITS Region as a universal barcode for fungal identification. The ITS region offers several practical advantages as a universal fungal barcode region. The region encompasses segments that permit resolution at different taxonomic...

Author(s)
Borman, A. M.; Johnson, E. M.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789244984)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diagnostic procedures and protocols.

This chapter provides information on different diagnostic procedures and protocols for plant diseases, including visual examination, microscopy, isolation and extraction, serology-based tests, polymerase chain reaction-based detection, and restriction enzyme digestion.

Author(s)
Wang ShouHua
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246070)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for A practical guide for functional transcriptomics: a case study in RNA interference and qPCR to understand the explosive chemistry of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Brachinus</i> bombardier beetles (Coleoptera: Carabidae).

Transcriptomics stands to benefit functional studies by providing a direct path to developing genome-wide toolboxes in almost any insect system. This chapter aims to communicate the best practices in insect functional transcriptomics, defined as the use of transcriptomic data to identify and...

Author(s)
Gill, A. S.; Gee, M.; Will, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243130)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diagnosis of paratuberculosis by PCR.

This chapter describes the recent developments in polymerase chain reaction (PCR)-based diagnostic tests for paratuberculosis and the application and interpretation of these tests at the individual and herd level.

Author(s)
Plain, K. M.; Marsh, I.; Purdie, A. C.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243413)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Paratuberculosis and crohn's disease.

This chapter compares the pathological features of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infection in cattle and Crohn's disease in humans.

Author(s)
Duffy, S. C.; Behr, M. A.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243413)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diagnosing systemic diseases.

A systemic disease is defined as one where a pathogen infects a plant systemically or affects the plant as a whole. There are certain types of diseases in hemp and cannabis crops that are viewed more as systemic rather than localized, based on both infection behaviour and symptom development. This...

Author(s)
Wang ShouHua
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789246070)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i> molecular typing and surveillance.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, distribution and molecular diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis.

Author(s)
Skuce, R. A.; Byrne, A. W.; Lahuerta-Marin, A.; Allen, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter

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