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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis</i> as the causal agent of human tuberculosis: public health implications.

This chapter discusses the global public health implications posed by Mycobacterium bovis as a source of human tuberculosis; the implications of the well-known characteristics of M. bovis that must be considered when attempting to improve the prevention, diagnosis and treatment of human TB,...

Author(s)
Olea-Popelka, F.; Dean, A. S.; Muwonge, A.; Perera, A.; Raviglione, M.; Fujiwara, P. I.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Economics of bovine tuberculosis: a one health issue.

This chapter describes the economics of bovine tuberculosis (TB), with emphasis on One Health (OH) as a control approach for bovine and human TB control.

Author(s)
Azami, H. Y.; Zinsstag, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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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 Managing bovine tuberculosis: successes and issues.

This chapter a presents strategies that appear important for successful management of tuberculosis (TB) in cattle, which is largely targeted at countries with a high gross national income (GNI) economy. However, the ability to successfully manage infection in some of these high GNI countries is...

Author(s)
Livingstone, P.; Hancox, N.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Mycobacterium bovis/M. caprae</i> infection in goats and sheep: introduction, epidemiology and control measures.

This book chapter reviews the epidemiology of tuberculosis caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis complex (M. bovis, M. caprae and M. tuberculosis) in small ruminants (sheep and goats), the performance of antemortem diagnostic tests and control measures that are used to eradicate infection in...

Author(s)
Aranaz, A.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643960)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Mycobacterial infections in elephants.

This book chapter discusses the epidemiology, pathology, host response, diagnosis, treatment and zoonotic nature of tuberculosis affecting elephants caused by Mycobacterium tuberculosis, M. bovis, M. avium, M. szulgai and M. elephantis.

Author(s)
Mikota, S. K.; Lyashchenko, K. P.; Lowenstine, L.; Agnew, D.; Maslow, J. N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643960)
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 Ectoparasite zoonoses.

Ectoparasites are non-flying vectors of disease, such as fleas, lice and ticks. They are responsible for an important group of zoonoses, which are often associated with animals in which the reservoir of infection is found. Because of the close interrelationship between the ectoparasite and the...

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