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Cover for Food-borne diseases.

This chapter reviews the various types of foodborne diseases affecting humans, describing their aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, mode of transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention, treatment, and surveillance. These...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of soil contact.

This chapter reviews some of the common soil-transmitted diseases of humans, describing their aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, mode of transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and prevention, treatment, and surveillance. These include...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of water contact.

This chapter focuses on 3 waterborne diseases of humans, namely schistosomiasis, Dracunculus medinensis infection and Buruli ulcer, describing their aetiology, clinical features, diagnosis, mode of transmission, incubation period, period of communicability, occurrence and distribution, control and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Insect-borne diseases.

This chapter focuses on infectious diseases that are transmitted by flying insects such as mosquitoes, Simulium spp., tsetse flies, sandflies, and reduviid bugs. These diseases include: arboviral diseases presenting mainly as fever or arthritis (Chikungunya, O'nyong-nyong, West Nile, Orungo,...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Domestic and synanthropic zoonoses.

The clinical aspects, diagnosis, transmission, prevalence, prevention and control of zoonotic infections such as rabies, lassa fever, leptospirosis, anthrax, brucellosis, toxoplasmosis, larval migrans, toxocariasis, and hydatid disease were discussed.

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Pregnancy and infection.

This chapter reviews clinical and epidemiological data on infectious diseases affecting maternal and perinatal health, which are presented according to the timescale of a woman's life. These diseases include: (before pregnancy) lymphatic filariasis, leprosy, gonorrhoea, Chlamydia trachomatis...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Dogs and cestode zoonoses.

This chapter reviews the complex role dogs play in the cestode zoonoses, with a focus on the most important from a public health point of view, including Echinococcus granulosus and E. multilocularis, to the less common Echinococcus, Diphyllobothrium, Dipylidium, Taenia, Spirometra spp. and ...

Author(s)
Macpherson, C. N. L.; Torgerson, P. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938352)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Dogs and nematode zoonoses.

This chapter focuses mainly on the control of toxocarosis and filariosis in dogs in the interests of public health, and reviews the successes and limitations of current strategies. Other important nematode zoonoses of dogs are briefly reviewed such as Strongyloides stercoralis, Gnathostoma spp. and ...

Author(s)
Morgan, E. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938352)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of the urino-genital system.

This chapter discusses the clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of nephritis, cystitis, porcine dermatitis and nephropathy syndrome, urolithiasis and Stephanurus dentatus infection in pigs. Breeding and reproductive techniques and disorders are also included.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Thin sheep.

This chapter describes the physical features and body condition scoring of sheep, the nutritional management of thin sheep and the diagnosis and control of diseases including teeth diseases, fascioliasis, paratuberculosis, respiratory diseases and caseous lymphadenitis that affect feed intake...

Author(s)
Winter, A.; Clarkson, M.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845939731)
Type
Book chapter

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