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Cover for Parasites of the cardiovascular system.

This chapter focuses on the cardiovascular parasitic infections of dogs and cats, namely babesiosis (Babesia canis and B. gibsoni) and dirofilariasis (Dirofilaria immitis and Dipetalonema reconditum [Acanthocheilonema reconditum]). Their aetiology, epidemiology, transmission, clinical features,...

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 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
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Cover for Diseases of poor hygiene.

The diseases of poor hygiene arise from direct contact of the skin, conjunctiva or mucous membrane. This chapter focus on the 3 groups of disease in this category: skin diseases, the tropical treponematoses, and eye diseases. The skin diseases include scabies, lice infestation, the superficial...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Diseases transmitted via body fluids.

This chapter focuses on infectious diseases that are transmissible via body fluids such as blood, serum, saliva, and seminal fluid. These include venereal syphilis, gonorrhoea, Chlamydia trachomatis infection, trichomoniasis and non-gonococcal urethritis, lymphogranuloma venereum, granuloma...

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
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Cover for Dogs and ectoparasitic zoonoses.

This chapter focuses on the biology, transmission, clinical aspects, diagnosis, treatment, epidemiology and public health aspects, and the control and surveillance of fleas, scabies, Cheyletiella and Otodectes infestation in both dogs and human.

Author(s)
Halliwell, R. E. W.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938352)
Type
Book chapter

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