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Cover for List of communicable diseases.

This chapter presents an alphabetical list of infectious diseases together with their aetiology (arboviruses, bacteria, ectoparasites, fungi, helminths (but not nematodes), nematodes, prions, protozoa, rickettsiae, spirochaetes, toxins and other viruses), clinical features, mode of transmission,...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Bugs, ants, wasps, moths and other insect species.

A total of 43 insect species non-native to Europe are so far considered to affect human welfare through their biting, urticating and allergenic properties, or by causing domestic nuisances. They involve several orders. In Hymenoptera, species in two families, Formicidae (ants) and Vespidae (wasps...

Author(s)
Roques, A.; Preda, C.; Augustin, S.; Auger-Rozenberg, M. A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Piscirickettsia salmonis</i>.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention, control strategies, legislative aspects and economic impact Piscirickettsia salmonis in salmonids and other fishes.

Author(s)
Bartholomew, J.; Arkush, K. D.; Soto, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Fish viruses and bacteria: pathobiology and protection.

This book contains 25 illustrated chapters that describe the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention, control strategies, legislative aspects and economic impact of bacterial and viral diseases of fishes, including: Infectious...

Author(s)
Woo, P. T. K.; Cipriano, R. C.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Patterns of disease.

In this chapter some basic disease principles that result in the patterns that are seen in populations such as in cases involving a particular village outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, and outbreak of pregnancy toxaemia in sheep Q fever (due to Coxiella burnetti infection) are presented.

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ectoparasite zoonoses.

Ectoparasites are non-flying vectors of disease, such as fleas, lice and ticks. They are responsible for an important group of zoonoses, which are often associated with animals in which the reservoir of infection is found. Because of the close interrelationship between the ectoparasite and the...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for List of communicable diseases.

This chapter provides a comprehensive list of infectious diseases of humans, which are presented in tabular form and listed in alphabetical order by the most commonly used name. Agents are: arboviruses; bacteria; ectoparasites; fungi; helminths (but not nematodes); nematodes; prions; protozoa;...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Infectious diseases of coldwater fish in marine and brackish waters.

This chapter focuses on the main marine pathogens (bacteria, fungi oomycetes, virus and parasites) that impact the production of coldwater fish in marine and brackish water. The main viral diseases that have been reported to cause problems to cage culture in marine or brackish water, their clinical ...

Author(s)
Jansson, E.; Vennerström, P.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642079)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Ticks and tick-borne diseases: geographical distribution and control strategies in the Euro-Asia region.

This book is comprised of 7 chapters covering the geographical distribution and control of ticks and tickborne diseases in the Euro-Asia region. Chapter 1 focuses on the factors behind the emergence and reemergence of tickborne diseases, highlighting the theme of environmental and climatic change...

Author(s)
Salman, M.; Tarrés-Call, J.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938536)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Tick-borne infections (including zoonoses) in Europe and the Mediterranean basin.

This chapter covers the tickborne diseases present in Europe and the Mediterranean basin. The molecular taxonomy, pathology and epidemiology of approximately 29 bacterial, 12 protozoan and 3 viral species are presented. Focus is given on African swine fever, Crimean-Congo haemorrhagic fever,...

Author(s)
Koenen, F.; Pascucci, I.; Jaenson, T. G. T.; Madder, M.; Sousa, R. de; Estrada-Peña, A.; Farkas, R.; Salman, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938536)
Type
Book chapter

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