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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 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 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 <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Giardia</i> and giardiasis: an overview of recent developments.

Giardia lamblia is one of the most common protozoan enteric pathogens that inhabits the upper small intestine of humans and several other vertebrates and causes giardiasis. Global prevalence of giardiasis has been estimated to be 300 million cases annually. To adapt in environments both inside and...

Author(s)
Sandipan Ganguly; Dibyendu Raj
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645216)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Regional animal health programmes.

The aim of this chapter is to provide an understanding of the key epidemiological concepts involved in the development and implementation of effective national or regional animal health programmes.

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
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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 Diseases transmitted via body fluids.

This chapter focuses on infectious diseases that are transmissible via body fluids such as blood, serum, saliva, and seminal fluid. These include venereal syphilis, gonorrhoea, Chlamydia trachomatis infection, trichomoniasis and non-gonococcal urethritis, lymphogranuloma venereum, granuloma...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter

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