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Cover for Passengers and risk: health, wellbeing and liability.

This chapter explores 3 issues that may explain some possible causes of dissatisfaction among cruise ship passengers: illness outbreaks (e.g. Norovirus infection transmitted via food or person-to-person transmission), onboard crime (e.g. theft, assault and sexual assault), and health services...

Author(s)
Klein, R. A.; Lück, M.; Poulston, J.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646084)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Foodborne infections, intoxications, and etiology.

This chapter reviews the causes, pathogenesis, and epidemiology of foodborne infections and intoxications. It also describes microbiological methods for detecting and measuring foodborne pathogens and toxins (e.g. bacterial toxins and mycotoxins), which are vital tools for determining aetiology and ...

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Viruses and prions.

This chapter focuses on viruses and prions of most concern in food safety, highlighting the pathogenesis, clinical features, epidemiology, and prevention and control of foodborne diseases they cause. The viruses described include noroviruses, hepatitis A virus and rotaviruses, which are considered...

Author(s)
Wolf-Hall, C.; Nganje, W.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644806)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Measuring disease frequency.

This chapter focuses on how to measure the frequency of disease, which is a fundamentally important part of epidemiology (veterinary as well as human). Topics include counting in epidemiological study, ratios, proportion, and rates, measures of morbidity (Illness) in a population, cumulative and...

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
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 Disease selection: the way disease changed the world.

This book contains 20 chapters covering a range of infectious diseases, as well as a few non-infectious diseases such as cancer, and how they greatly affected the course of human history. It explores host-pathogen relationship, transmission routes, evolution, and global spread of infectious...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646824)
Type
Book
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Cover for Faecal-oral diseases.

This chapter focuses on the faecal-oral group of diseases that are transmitted by person-to-person contact, through water, food or directly to the mouth. These diseases include gastroenteritis, rotavirus infection, Cryptosporidium parvum infection, cholera, shigellosis, Giardia intestinalis...

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

This chapter looks at new and emerging diseases, infections that have appeared in recent times and others that have not fully developed into the serious problem that they could become. Among the diseases and pathogens described herein include: zoonoses such as avian influenza A, smallpox and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Public health aspects of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Salmonella</i> infections.

This chapter describes the history, epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, serovars, food contamination, genetic variation, vectors, clinical signs and risk factors of Salmonella infection in humans.

Author(s)
Rabsch, W.; Simon, S.; Humphrey, T.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939021)
Type
Book chapter

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