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Cover for Lyme borreliosis: the European perspective.

This chapter first outlines the history of Lyme disease, which can be divided rather scholastically into 3 periods: the pre-antibiotic phase (first), the penicillin phase (second), and the discovery of Borrelia burgdorferi in Ixodes scapularis (third phase). It then reviews the epidemiology of Lyme ...

Author(s)
Strle, F.; Stanek, G.; Strle, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Do alien free-ranging birds affect human health? A global summary of known zoonoses.

Non-native birds are prominent among alien taxa, with at least 415 species established outside their natural distribution ranges. Impacts of introduced birds on human health have received little attention up to now, despite previous works suggesting that disease transmission is a major impact...

Author(s)
Mori, E.; Meini, S.; Strubbe, D.; Ancillotto, L.; Sposimo, P.; Menchetti, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Risks for human health related to invasive alien reptiles and amphibians.

More than 100 amphibian and reptile species have established populations outside their natural geographical range, mostly as a consequence of the international pet trade. About 40 zoonoses are associated with reptiles and amphibians. The main zoonotic risks from alien invasive reptiles and...

Author(s)
Pauwels, O. S. G.; Pantchev, N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Managing bovine tuberculosis: successes and issues.

This chapter a presents strategies that appear important for successful management of tuberculosis (TB) in cattle, which is largely targeted at countries with a high gross national income (GNI) economy. However, the ability to successfully manage infection in some of these high GNI countries is...

Author(s)
Livingstone, P.; Hancox, N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i> molecular typing and surveillance.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, distribution and molecular diagnosis of bovine tuberculosis.

Author(s)
Skuce, R. A.; Byrne, A. W.; Lahuerta-Marin, A.; Allen, A.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The epidemiology of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i> infection in cattle.

This chapter presents some of the historic epidemiological data on the epidemiology of Myobacterium bovis in cattle, including the life history of infection and routes of transmission of M. bovis within herds, data from unmanaged herds endemically infected with bovine tuberculosis, the implications ...

Author(s)
Conlan, A. J. K.; Wood, J. L. N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economics of bovine tuberculosis: a one health issue.

This chapter describes the economics of bovine tuberculosis (TB), with emphasis on One Health (OH) as a control approach for bovine and human TB control.

Author(s)
Azami, H. Y.; Zinsstag, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i> as the causal agent of human tuberculosis: public health implications.

This chapter discusses the global public health implications posed by Mycobacterium bovis as a source of human tuberculosis; the implications of the well-known characteristics of M. bovis that must be considered when attempting to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human TB,...

Author(s)
Olea-Popelka, F.; Dean, A. S.; Muwonge, A.; Perera, A.; Raviglione, M.; Fujiwara, P. I.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bovine tuberculosis: worldwide picture.

This chapter provides information on the history and worldwide prevalence of bovine tuberculosis using data from the OIE.

Author(s)
Awada, L.; Tizzani, P.; Erlacher-Vindel, E.; Forcella, S.; Caceres, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Yersinia ruckeri</i>.

This chapter describes the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, physiopathology, clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention, control strategies, legislative aspects and economic impact of Yersinia ruckeri infection in salmonids.

Author(s)
Ormsby, M.; Davies, R.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647784)
Type
Book chapter

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