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Cover for Plotting biological data in various ways.

This chapter introduces plotting line graphs, bar charts, pie charts, box and whisker plots. It will troubleshoot the main areas where you are likely to encounter problems. It will show how to create log plots, add legends, error bars, notches and confidence limits, and introduce confidence limits...

Author(s)
Quicke, D. L. J.; Butcher, B. A.; Welton, R. A. K.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245349)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Liver fluke.

This book chapter discusses liver flukes (Fasciola hepatica) and their snail intermediate hosts (Galba truncatula, Lymnaea auricularia), its molluscan intermediate hosts, G. truncatula habitats, snail movement, survival under unfavourable conditions, developmental stages, infection of the...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Principles and practical implementation of parasite control on livestock farms.

This book chapter discusses various perspectives for the control of endemic parasites on livestock farms, namely: to ensure that animal welfare is not adversely affected; this is a moral priority that is supported by legislation in most countries, allow animals to perform at a level that is...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Communicable disease theory.

This chapter analyses the interactions between the various elements (agent, transmission, host and environment) of communicable diseases. The force of infection and epidemic theory are discussed. Epidemics and how they are investigated and measured are described. Investigation of foodborne and...

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

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention, treatment (e.g., fluid/electrolyte replacement, oral rehydration, drug therapy) and surveillance of food poisoning, ...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of water contact.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention, treatment and surveillance of water-borne diseases such as schistosomiasis, guinea worm (Dracunculus medinensis) and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786395245)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Health management.

This chapter presents methods to develop an effective healthcare plan and the implementation of biosecurity measures, vaccination, deworming, body condition and disease diagnosis. The methods to maintain perfect records for each animal regarding medication, production, breeding and culling are also ...

Author(s)
Rout, P. K.; Kumar, A.; Behera, B. K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789240139)
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 Food-borne diseases.

This chapter reviews the various types of foodborne diseases affecting humans, describing their aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, mode of transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention, treatment, and surveillance. These...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of water contact.

This chapter focuses on 3 waterborne diseases of humans, namely schistosomiasis, Dracunculus medinensis infection and Buruli ulcer, describing their aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, mode of transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter

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