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Cover for Newcastle disease virus.

Newcastle disease (ND) is one of the most devastating poultry diseases and can affect a broad range of avian species. Being a good animal model virus, and with the availability of reverse genetics, the pathobiology of ND virus (NDV) has been well studied. However, despite effective and safe vaccine ...

Author(s)
Munir, M.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Canine distemper virus.

Canine distemper virus (CDV) is a contagious and fatal infectious pathogen that is distributed worldwide. It not only affects carnivores, but also emerging susceptible hosts including rodents and non-human primates. Epidemiological investigations have intensively studied CDV by H gene-based...

Author(s)
Techangamsuwan, S.; Pratakpiriya, W.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Innovation and intellectual property issues in the 'decade of vaccines': a Brazilian perspective.

This chapter examines innovations in human and veterinary vaccines against infections and intellectual property rights (IPR) issues in biotechnology from the Brazilian perspective. From this perspective, it proposes a comprehensive approach to vaccine innovation in the developing world, examining...

Author(s)
Possas, C.; Antunes, A.; Mendes, F. M. L.; Martins, R. M.; Homma, A.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Development of next-generation TB vaccines: comparative approaches in humans and animals.

This book chapter discusses current progress and challenges to the development of novel vaccines for the control of tuberculous disease in both humans and cattle.

Author(s)
Brennan, M. J.; Samad, S.; Hewinson, R. G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643960)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Rabbit model of mycobacterial diseases.

This chapter discusses the utility of rabbits as disease models for tuberculosis research, highlighting its advantages in studies of pulmonary and extrapulmonary tuberculosis (i.e., tuberculous meningitis), active and latent tuberculous infection, molecular correlates of immune response to...

Author(s)
Subbian, S.; Karakousis, P. C.; Kaplan, G.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643960)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Laboratory models of tuberculosis: guinea pigs.

This chapter reviews advances in tuberculosis research made possible by the guineapig disease model, highlighting their contributions to understanding basic host responses to tuberculosis infection, as well as to the current search for novel strategies of disease control.

Author(s)
Podell, B. K.; Williams, A.; Izzo, A.; Basaraba, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643960)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Non-human primate laboratory models of tuberculosis.

This chapter discusses the use of non-human primates as disease models for tuberculosis (TB) research, highlighting their important contributions to current knowledge in TB pathogenesis, protective immunity, vaccine-induced protection, drug therapy and novel treatment strategies.

Author(s)
Sharpe, S.; Via, L. E.; Verreck, F. A. W.; Lin, P. L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643960)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Contribution of epidemiological knowledge and control strategies in the eradication of rinderpest virus.

Rinderpest was one of the most devastating veterinary diseases affecting even-toed ungulates until it was eradicated globally in 2011. Caused by the rinderpest virus (RPV), at its height rinderpest was prevalent in many parts of Europe, Africa and Asia. An ancient disease documented first by Roman...

Author(s)
Brüning-Richardson, A.; Parida, S.; Banyard, A. C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Porcine rubulavirus.

This pig disease appeared in the early 1980s, but problems associated with the virus still remain. The dense population of pigs in the Mexican states of Michoacán, Jalisco and Guanajuato are the main focus of porcine rubulavirus may infection. The epidemiology of this disease is not fully clear....

Author(s)
Berg, M.; Cuevas-Romero, S.; Moreno-López, J.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Role of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Listeria monocytogenes</i> in human health: disadvantages and advantages.

The genus Listeria consists of eight species: Listeria monocytogenes, Listeria innocua, Listeria ivanovii, Listeria seeligeri, Listeria welshimeri, Listeria grayi, Listeria rocourtii and Listeria marthii. Among Listeria species only L. monocytogenes and L. ivanovii are pathogenic to humans and...

Author(s)
Khan, J. A.; Rathore, R. S.; Shaheen Khan; Hussain, F. M.; Iqbal Ahmad
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
Type
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