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Cover for Diagnostic testing for Lyme disease.

This chapter describes the 2-tiered serological approach for the diagnosis of Lyme disease, and provides guidelines for interpreting the results of this approach, with focus on false negative and false positive results. Other diagnostic approaches, such as polymerase chain reaction and culture...

Author(s)
Auwaerter, P. G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lyme disease: an evidence-based approach.

This second edition provides up-to-date evidence-based research and covers the significant advances in our understanding of the disorders referred to as Lyme disease or Lyme borreliosis. Consisting of 17 chapters, this book explores the causative organism, its requisite ecosystem, disease...

Author(s)
Halperin, J. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book
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Cover for Advice for veterinary professionals. Part 1 - The cat in the veterinary clinic.

Guidelines in preventive health and treatment of cats were presented highlighting guidelines on reducing stress during diagnosis, setting up appointments with cat owners, and the handling and examining of the cat patient in cases where the cat is admitted to the animal clinic.

Author(s)
Atkinson, T.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781780647838)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Udder health.

In this chapter techniques in obtaining sterile milk sample, conducting California Milk Test (CMT), and interpreting results from the CMT were discussed. The aim of this chapter is to help veterinary students in the assessment of udder health and prevention of diseases affecting the udder.

Author(s)
Fishwick, J.; Vincent, I.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Equine radiography - example tarsus.

This chapter reviews the anatomical landmarks of the equine tarsus and highlights guidelines on the correct position and ways of acquiring images in a safe manner for the standard radiographic views of the tarsus.

Author(s)
Weller, R.; Cyman, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diagnostic imaging.

This chapter discussed guidelines on how to position an animal for diagnostic imaging such as radiography and ultrasonography. Also highlighted are topics on how common film faults occur, common digital radiology artefacts. To further aid students in developing the skills in diagnostic imaging,...

Author(s)
Mantis, P.; Watts, V.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Physical examination, fluid therapy, tube and drain management.

This chapter describes how to perform detailed physical examination such as cranial nerve or ophthalmic examination in animals. It also describes common procedures performed when caring for hospitalized patients, once they have undergone initial evaluation.

Author(s)
Humm, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Urine and faecal analysis.

This chapter discussed the techniques in urinalysis for initial screening using specific gravity measurement and dipstick. Also highlighted are methods of preparing urine sample for examination under the microscope and the use of McMaster faecal egg count technique for gastrointestinal parasites.

Author(s)
Langridge, A.; English, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Veterinary clinical skills manual.

This book provides step-by-step guidance on the essential clinical skills required by veterinary students before they face clinical situations encountered in the real world of the busy veterinary professional. It has 25 chapters which is divided into nine sections, of which six are practical...

Author(s)
Coombes, N.; Silva-Fletcher, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391629)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biomarkers in the diagnosis of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium tuberculosis</i> complex infections.

In this chapter, the role of biomarkers in the detection of aetiological agent of tuberculosis in cattle and man was discussed and focused on the recent advances in genomics and proteomics that helped improved our understanding of biomarkers. Discovery of novel biomarkers is essential for...

Author(s)
Wanzala, S. I.; Srinand Sreevatsan
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter

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