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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 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 Tuberculosis in wild and captive deer.

The range of susceptible hosts to M. bovis is extremely broad and includes humans, cattle, pigs, carnivores and deer. Deer are widely distributed and indigenous species and can be found in all continents with the exception of Antarctica and Australia. Today, of the approximately 16 genera and over...

Author(s)
Palmer, M. V.; O'Brien, D. J.; Griffin, J. F.; Nugent, G.; Lisle, G. W. de; Ward, A.; Delahay, R. J.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643960)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Phocine distemper virus.

The structure, genetics and biology of phocine distemper virus (PDV) are reviewed in this chapter. Covered in detail are the structure, diversity, taxonomy, molecular interactions with hosts, clinical and pathological impacts, host range and global distribution of PDV. The epidemiology and...

Author(s)
Goodman, S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641799)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mycobacterial infections in camelids.

This book chapter describes the epidemiological, clinical and pathological features of TB in South American camelids (llamas and alpacas) in Great Britain, as well as the available diagnostic tests and disease control strategies. The extent of mycobacterial diseases in South American camelids...

Author(s)
Rhodes, S.; Crawshaw, T.; Rua-Domenech, R. de la; Bradford, S.; Lyashchenko, K. P.; Mamo, G.; Summers, D.; Wernery, U.; Zanolari, P.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643960)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Loma salmonae</i> and related species.

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

Author(s)
Speare, D. J.; Lovy, J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938062)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mites (Acari).

This chapter covers the mite species infesting sheep and goats as well as their biology (life cycle, morphology, identification). Focus is given on the classification, distribution, seasonality, transmission, survival in the host, feeding, pathogenicity, disease progression, virulence, clinical...

Author(s)
Bates, P.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936648)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Saprolegnia</i> and other oomycetes.

The biology, life cycle, genetic characteristics, diagnosis, taxonomy, geographical distribution, host range, economic importance, control, prevention and treatment of Saprolegnia and other Oomycetes in fishes were discussed.

Author(s)
Bruno, D. W.; West, P. van; Beakes, G. W.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pasteurellosis and other bacterial diseases.

This chapter focuses on five disparate groups of bacteria: Photobacterium damselae subsp. piscicida (formerly Pasteurella piscicida); the pseudomonads; members of the family Enterobacteriaceae other than Yersinia and Edwardsiella; Francisella and the atypical lactobacilli, including Carnobacterium...

Author(s)
Daly, J. G.; Aoki, T.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935542)
Type
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