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Cover for Patterns of disease.

In this chapter some basic disease principles that result in the patterns that are seen in populations such as in cases involving a particular village outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease, and outbreak of pregnancy toxaemia in sheep Q fever (due to Coxiella burnetti infection) are presented.

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diagnosis and screening.

This chapter discusses the important epidemiological characteristics of tests and their practical application and interpretation in epidemiological studies and surveillance activities. The epidemiological evaluation of tests is also briefly discussed.

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Spatial epidemiology.

This chapter begins with a concise description of a case study of wild pigs and Salmonella that is used to demonstrate concepts throughout. The chapter then discusses the major steps involved in visualizing disease data and some simple queries. Finally, a summary of more complete spatial...

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Investigating disease outbreaks.

In this chapter a general discussion of the steps required to investigate an outbreak of disease of unknown cause or where other factors have resulted in an increased occurrence of the disease is presented. Throughout the following discussion, investigation of Menangle virus infection in an...

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Neoparamoeba perurans</i>.

This book chapter discusses the prevalence, geographical distribution, host range, disease transmission, diagnosis, clinical aspects, animal pathology, pathological lesions, pathophysiology, disease prevention, and control programmes against Neoparamoeba perurans in fishes.

Author(s)
Nowak, B. F.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938062)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Paratuberculosis control measures in Australia.

This chapter discusses the significance of paratuberculosis control; history of infection; distribution and prevalence; early control measures; National management model; assessing the cattle JD situation; national bovine JD strategic plan; key projects under the national bovine JD strategic plan;...

Author(s)
Kennedy, D.; Citer, L.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Fish diseases and disorders. Volume 3: viral, bacterial and fungal infections.

This second edition of the book Fish Diseases and Disorders, Viral, Bacterial and Fungal Infections volume 3 represents a major update on the viral, bacterial and oomycete disorders of finfish and shellfish. Since publication of the first edition (in 1999), considerable advances have been made and...

Author(s)
Woo, P. T. K.; Bruno, D. W.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935542)
Type
Book
CABI Book Info
Cover for Paratuberculosis: organism, disease, control.

This book discusses the history, prevalence, economic costs, disease control, diagnosis, vaccine development, aetiological agent, and control programmes of paratuberculosis in ruminants. Topics discussed are: history of paratuberculosis; prevalence and economics of infection of Mycobacterium avium...

Author(s)
Behr, M. A.; Collins, D. M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book

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