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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 Communicable disease theory.

The previous chapter attempted to unify communicable diseases into basic units, the agent, a route of transmission to a host, and the way the environment influenced the outcome. This chapter looks at interactions between these various elements in an analytical way, by discussing the following...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Epidemiology for field veterinarians: an introduction.

This book contains chapters on advanced and complex epidemiology applications that specialize in areas such as simulation modelling of disease outbreaks, spatial epidemiology, quantitative techniques for analyzing large and complex datasets and risk analysis. This book should be of value to private ...

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
Type
Book
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Cover for What is epidemiology?

This chapter provides an introduction to epidemiology, how it relates to other disciplines, its role in decision making and a brief description of important epidemiological study types.

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

The concept of an epidemiological approach to disease investigation is discussed. This involves the application of a logical, structured and transparent approach to any epidemiological investigation or project. It applies equally well to all types of epidemiological studies but is particularly...

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

This chapter discusses the various population-based methods to investigate disease problems, identify and evaluate interventions to control disease methods and provides guidance on suitable methods to ensure that representative samples are obtained.

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Data collection and management.

The various types, sources and methods used for collecting and recording of epidemiological data to make better decisions about disease control or prevention are described.

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Disease transmission and biodiversity loss through the trade in farm animals.

This chapter discusses the negative effects of foot and mouth disease, influenza, ticks and other infectious diseases transmitted through the international trade on the biodiversity of livestock.

Author(s)
Phillips, C. J. C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643137)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Infectious diseases of warmwater fish in fresh water.

This chapter presents the viral, bacterial, pseudofungal and parasitic diseases in cultured warm freshwater fish. Focus is given on the distribution, causative agent, pathology, diagnosis, prevention and control of these diseases.

Author(s)
Lio-Po, G. D.; Lim, L. H. S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642079)
Type
Book chapter

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