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Cover for Human and animal African trypanosomiasis.

This chapter describes the evolution of a One Health approach - the Stamp Out Sleeping Sickness (SOS) campaign - that has been key to the sustainable control of Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense in humans and animals in Uganda.

Author(s)
Welburn, S. C.; Coleman, P.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Climate change and infectious fish diseases.

This book contains topics on the role of climatic factors on the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, prevention and control of fish diseases. The 25 chapters that are divided into three main parts that discuss freshwater ecosystems and biological sequestrations of atmospheric carbon dioxide;...

Author(s)
Woo, P. T. K.; Leong, J. A.; Buchmann, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Amoebiosis (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Neoparamoeba perurans</i>).

This book chapter discusses the various aspects of amoebiosis caused by Neoparamoeba perurans: description of the disease, causative agent, risk factors, diagnostic techniques, transmission, population dynamics of the reservoir hosts, disease control and prevention, and development of...

Author(s)
Sokołowska, J.; Nowak, B. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Microsporidiosis (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Loma salmonae</i>).

This book chapter describes various aspects of microsporidiosis caused by Loma salmonae: diagnosis, life cycle, influence of water temperature, host range, geographic range, pathobiology and physiopathology, clinical pathology, control and prevention, and recommendations for future studies.

Author(s)
Speare, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biosecurity measures for dog merchants and canine breeding kennels.

This chapter discussed general biosecurity guidelines for dog breeders, owners and traders as well as in dog breeding kennels giving considerations on both external and internal biosecurity.

Author(s)
Dendoncker, P. A.; Rooster, H. de; Abma, E.; Wydooghe, E.; Dewulf, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change, land use and waterborne infectious disease.

Environmental change has resulted in the disruption of the natural habitats of many animals, weakening the barriers between humans, animals, and the pathogens they carry. Failure to prevent ongoing climate change and degradation of natural ecosystems will lead to a continued regularity of...

Author(s)
Messina, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241648)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Faecal-oral diseases.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention (e.g., hygiene, sanitation, vaccination, safe water supply), treatment (e.g., oral rehydration, drug therapy) and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases transmitted via body fluids.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention (e.g., contact tracing, health education, use of condoms, screening, use of disposable needles and syringes,...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Insect-borne diseases.

This chapter describes the 2 main groups of disease-transmitting mosquitoes (anophelines and culicines) and arbovirus infections grouped into 3 symptom complexes: those producing mainly fever or arthritis (Chikungunya, O'nyong-nyong, West Nile, Orungo, Oropouche and Ross River fevers and Zika);...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Domestic and synanthropic zoonoses.

This chapter describes the risk factors, epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of rabies, hydatid disease, toxocariasis, larva migrans, toxoplasmosis, brucellosis, anthrax, leptospirosis and Lassa fever in...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter

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