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Cover for Advances in diagnosis: is microscopy still the benchmark?

Despite advances in the biomedical sciences, leading to developments in laboratory diagnostics, examination (usually of faeces) by microscopy remains the keystone of laboratory diagnosis of cryptosporidiosis and giardiasis. In Europe, standard methods include the direct examination of wet...

Author(s)
Chalmers, R. M.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933913)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bacterial kidney disease (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Renibacterium salmoninarum</i>).

A review on the history, classification, genetic characteristics, geographic distribution, host range, environmental impact, diagnosis, epidemiology, treatment and control of bacterial kidney disease caused by Renibacterium salmoninarum was presented.

Author(s)
Wiens, G. D.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Borreliella</i>: interactions with the host immune system.

This chapter briefly reviews the interaction of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato (Bb) with the host immune system, and provides an update regarding how this relates to newer humoral and cellular diagnostic assays. Bb has complex interactions with its host, allowing it to evade detection and...

Author(s)
Sperber, K.; Dattwyler, R. J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Bovine tuberculosis.

This 269-paged book on Bovine Tubeculosis covers all aspects of Mycobacterium bovis biology and infection: epidemiological, pathological, microbiological, genomic and immunological together with a comparative approach to the different control schemes being undertaken in different countries. It has...

Author(s)
Chambers, M.; Gordon, S.; Olea-Popelka, F.; Barrow, P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786391520)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Clinical applications of phage display.

Since its initial description over 20 years ago, phage display technology has been used to understand complex biological signalling pathways, to study protein-protein interactions, and to develop diagnostic and therapeutic agents important to human health. This chapter provides a description of the ...

Author(s)
Siegel, D. L.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939847)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Contribution of epidemiological knowledge and control strategies in the eradication of rinderpest virus.

Rinderpest was one of the most devastating veterinary diseases affecting even-toed ungulates until it was eradicated globally in 2011. Caused by the rinderpest virus (RPV), at its height rinderpest was prevalent in many parts of Europe, Africa and Asia. An ancient disease documented first by Roman...

Author(s)
Brüning-Richardson, A.; Parida, S.; Banyard, A. C.
ISBN
2016 CABI (H ISBN 9781780644172)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diagnosis and epidemiology of African animal trypanosomiasis.

This chapter discusses the clinical, parasitological, immunological and molecular diagnosis of African trypanosomiasis in cattle, small ruminants and pigs. The different diagnostic techniques and their epidemiological applications are described.

Author(s)
Eisler, M. C.; Dwinger, R. H.; Majiwa, P. A. O.; Picozzi, K.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199475X)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diagnosis and screening.

This chapter discusses the important epidemiological characteristics of tests and their practical application and interpretation in epidemiological studies and surveillance activities. The epidemiological evaluation of tests is also briefly discussed.

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diagnosis of American trypanosomiasis.

This chapter discusses the diagnosis of human American trypanosomiasis (Chagas' disease) through clinical findings, history and laboratory tests. The different parasitological and serological tests are described.

Author(s)
Luquetti, A. O.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199475X)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diagnosis of human African trypanosomiasis.

This chapter discusses the clinical, parasitological, serological and molecular diagnosis, as well as stage determination and follow-up after treatment of human African trypanosomiasis (caused by Trypanosoma gambiense or T. rhodesiense). The different diagnostic techniques are described.

Author(s)
Büscher, P.; Lejon, V.
ISBN
2004 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 085199475X)
Type
Book chapter

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