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Cover for Faecal-oral diseases.

This chapter focuses on the faecal-oral group of diseases that are transmitted by person-to-person contact, through water, food or directly to the mouth. These diseases include gastroenteritis, rotavirus infection, Cryptosporidium parvum infection, cholera, shigellosis, Giardia intestinalis...

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

This chapter reviews some of the common soil-transmitted diseases of 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 include...

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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Insect-borne diseases.

This chapter focuses on infectious diseases that are transmitted by flying insects such as mosquitoes, Simulium spp., tsetse flies, sandflies, and reduviid bugs. These diseases include: arboviral diseases presenting mainly as fever or arthritis (Chikungunya, O'nyong-nyong, West Nile, Orungo,...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Dogs and cestode zoonoses.

This chapter reviews the complex role dogs play in the cestode zoonoses, with a focus on the most important from a public health point of view, including Echinococcus granulosus and E. multilocularis, to the less common Echinococcus, Diphyllobothrium, Dipylidium, Taenia, Spirometra spp. and ...

Author(s)
Macpherson, C. N. L.; Torgerson, P. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938352)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of the urino-genital system.

This chapter discusses the clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of nephritis, cystitis, porcine dermatitis and nephropathy syndrome, urolithiasis and Stephanurus dentatus infection in pigs. Breeding and reproductive techniques and disorders are also included.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of soil contact.

This chapter provides discussions on the aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, epidemiology, mode of transmission, disease course, control and prevention, and medical treatment of soil-related infectious diseases, including those for trichuriasis, ascariasis, hookworm infestation,...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939397)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Anguillicoloides crassus</i>.

This chapter covers the general biology and distribution (systematics, life cycle and epidemiology) of Anguillicoloides crassus. The diagnosis, macroscopic and microscopic lesions, pathobiology (mortality, condition, swimming performance and reproduction) and control and prevention (drug therapy,...

Author(s)
Lefebvre, F.; Fazio, G.; Crivelli, A. J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938062)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Thin sheep.

This chapter describes the physical features and body condition scoring of sheep, the nutritional management of thin sheep and the diagnosis and control of diseases including teeth diseases, fascioliasis, paratuberculosis, respiratory diseases and caseous lymphadenitis that affect feed intake...

Author(s)
Winter, A.; Clarkson, M.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939731)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Neurological diseases.

The aetiology, epidemiology, clinical signs, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of neurological diseases in sheep are discussed.

Author(s)
Winter, A.; Clarkson, M.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939731)
Type
Book chapter

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