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Cover for Antimicrobial stewardship programs in areas of increased pathogen resistance.

This chapter gives an overview about: goals of antimicrobial stewardship in areas of increased pathogen resistance; interventions to achieve ASP targets; core activities of ASPs; restrictive strategies; antibiotic optimization; parenteral to oral conversion; risk assessment for infections by...

Author(s)
Samarkos, M.; Sipsas, N. V.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The role of new diagnostics to enhance antibiotic stewardship efforts.

This chapter will: highlight specific categories of diagnostics that have shown clear outcome benefits, or the potential for benefits in conjunction with antibiotic stewardship efforts; identify components to consider when implementing a rapid technology, and trends in diagnostics for infectious...

Author(s)
Chapin, K. C.; Bobenchik, A. M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Antimicrobial stewardship: principles and practice.

This book is a joint effort led by five editors, Kerry L. LaPlante, Cheston B. Cunha, Haley J. Morrill, Louis B. Rice, and Eleftherios Mylonakis, with a team of section editors and the authors, who have brought together 38 chapters that describe the principles and practice of antimicrobial...

Author(s)
LaPlante, K. L.; Cunha, C. B.; Morrill, H. J.; Rice, L. B.; Mylonakis, E.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644394)
Type
Book
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Cover for Diseases and parasites of aquaculture species.

This chapter discusses the aetiology, epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, risk factors, pathogenesis, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of infectious diseases in aquaculture.

Author(s)
Stickney, R. R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786390097)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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)
BrĂ¼ning-Richardson, A.; Parida, S.; Banyard, A. C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Leishmaniasis: drug development and intellectual property issues.

This chapter describes the life cycle and transmission of Leishmania spp. and the diagnosis and drug treatment of leishmaniasis. The Leishmania-related patent applications of various potential antileishmanial agents and the natural products (e.g., plant extracts, snake venoms) with antileishmanial...

Author(s)
Ashim Borah; Nitai Basak; Jana, A. K.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646534)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Endoscopy.

This chapter discusses the indications and uses of endoscopy; proper equipment; and approaches of endoscopy in raptors for diagnosis and biopsy. The examination of trachea and syrinx in predatory birds are highlighted.

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647463)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Orthopedics.

This chapter discusses the triage and stabilization of bone fractures; radiographic views; prognostic factors; typical timeline and protocol; supplies and instruments; and management and fixation of fractures in the wing, leg, coracoid, clavicle, scapula, pelvis, beak, and elbow. The healing...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647463)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Miscellaneous conditions.

This chapter discusses the clinical aspects, diagnosis and treatment of anticoagulant, lead, pesticide and insecticide toxicity; dealing with bumblefoot, cloacal prolapse, ectoparasites, egg binding, head trauma, metabolic and nutritional disorders, paraparesis and spinal trauma, soiled feathers,...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647463)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Infectious diseases.

This chapter discusses the diagnosis and treatment of aspergillosis, avian influenza, avian vacuolar myelinopathy, blood parasites, Candida, Capillaria, Chlamydia, Chlamydophila, coccidia, gapeworm, Herpes virus, Mycobacterium avium complex, and Paramyxovirus-1. Clinical aspects of each infectious...

Author(s)
Scott, D. E.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647463)
Type
Book chapter

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