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Cover for Food safety: prevention is better than crisis management.

This chapter discusses guidelines on the production of safe poultry meat and eggs during the pre-harvest stage, feeding (focused on the quality and evaluation of feeds), postharvest food safety and food processing controls.

Author(s)
Wall, P.; Yu ZhongYi
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645308)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Animal-human transmission models.

This chapter describes animal-human transmission (mathematical) models that aim to relate human disease frequency to the animal reservoir, providing a mechanism for the comparison of the effectiveness of interventions in humans and animals. Brucellosis, rabies, mosquito-borne diseases (e.g. Rift...

Author(s)
Zinsstag, J.; Fuhrimann, S.; Hattendorf, J.; Chitnis, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643410)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Evolution of the One Health movement in the USA.

Throughout the history of USA, collaboration among human, animal and environment sectors has waxed and waned according to situational demand for working across disciplines. Several events in the early 21st century renewed interest in the One Health concept, broadly defined as the...

Author(s)
Rubin, C. S.; Kunkel, R.; Grigg, C.; King, L.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643410)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Info
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 Zoonotic diseases and their drivers in Africa.

This chapter focuses on the link between livestock and zoonoses in sub-Saharan Africa. The role of poverty, keeping livestock beside or inside houses, low level of agricultural intensification and input use, and eating bushmeat in the emergence and persistence of zoonoses is described. The...

Author(s)
Grace, D.; Bett, B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642659)
Type
Book chapter
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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
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Cover for List of communicable diseases.

This chapter provides a comprehensive list of infectious diseases of humans, which are presented in tabular form and listed in alphabetical order by the most commonly used name. Agents are: arboviruses; bacteria; ectoparasites; fungi; helminths (but not nematodes); nematodes; prions; protozoa;...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780647425)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for One Health in policy development: an integrated approach to translating science into policy.

This chapter presents case studies from New Zealand and South East Asia to illustrate the added value of using a One Health approach in policy development and the benefits of taking an integrated transdisciplinary approach when translating science into policy. It describes how disease prevention...

Author(s)
Cork, S. C.; Geale, D. W.; Hall, D. C.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643410)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Principles of biosecurity during transport, handling and slaughter of animals.

Use of good biosecurity practices will help to reduce disease spread. To prevent disease transmission on to a farm, all incoming animals should be isolated and, when possible, tested for disease before they are added to the herd. An important principle of biosecurity is the biosecurity sequence,...

Author(s)
Belk, K. E.; Grandin, T.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643212)
Type
Book chapter

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