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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)
BrĂ¼ning-Richardson, A.; Parida, S.; Banyard, A. C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for A review of cancers in Africa.

This chapter briefly describes cancer incidence and mortality in low- and middle-income countries and outlines key global players involved in agenda setting for the control, treatment and overall management of cancers globally. The prevalence, morbidity, mortality and causes (infections, tobacco...

Author(s)
Adeloye, D.; Grant, L.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643328)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Type 2 diabetes mellitus and the metabolic syndrome.

This chapter discusses the origins and intricacies of the metabolic syndrome, highlighting the shortcomings of currently available biomarkers for the prediction and diagnoses of type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) and the metabolic syndrome. The initial successes of metabolomics to identify unknown...

Author(s)
Roberts, L. D.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642000)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dengue and dengue hemorrhagic fever.

This second edition provides a comprehensive and current update of all major topics related to dengue disease including dengue virus biology (taxonomy, evolution, molecular virology, structural and non-structural proteins), history, epidemiology, entomology, clinical features, diagnosis,...

Author(s)
Gubler, D. J.; Ooi, E. E.; Vasudevan, S.; Farrar, J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939649)
Type
Book
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Cover for Neurological manifestations of dengue virus infection.

This chapter describes the epidemiology and possible mechanisms of dengue-associated neurological disease, the neurological syndromes associated with dengue (dengue encephalopathy, dengue encephalitis), and the post-infectious neurological manifestations of dengue infection (Guillain-Barré...

Author(s)
Sejvar, J. J.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939649)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Canine and feline epilepsy: diagnosis and management.

The authors of this 591-paged book collaborated in order to provide information on multiple aspects of canine and feline seizures and epilepsy such as pathophysiology, classification, aetiologies and differential diagnoses, epidemiology, diagnostic investigations and emergency and maintenance...

Author(s)
Risio, L. de; Platt, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Epidemiology of canine seizures.

The prevalence of canine seizures based on semiological, aetiological, breed, gender, and age classification are presented, highlighting its diagnosis.

Author(s)
Platt, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Epidemiology of feline seizures.

The prevalence of feline seizures based on semiological, aetiological, symptoms, and breed classification is presented.

Author(s)
Risio, L. de
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641096)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Hendra and Nipah viruses.

An overview on the epidemiology, host range, zoonotic potential, pathogenesis (clinical signs and pathobiology), diagnosis and control and prevention of Hendra and Nipah viruses is provided in this chapter.

Author(s)
Dhondt, K. P.; Horvat, B.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641799)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Peste des petits ruminants virus.

An overview of all known features of the peste des petitis ruminants virus (PPRV) genome, structure and biology is provided. The structural and non-structural proteins of PPRV are described comprehensively. Moreover, available diagnostic tests and potent PPRV vaccines are discussed. Current...

Author(s)
Munir, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641799)
Type
Book chapter

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