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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 Diagnostic testing for Lyme disease.

This chapter describes the 2-tiered serological approach for the diagnosis of Lyme disease, and provides guidelines for interpreting the results of this approach, with focus on false negative and false positive results. Other diagnostic approaches, such as polymerase chain reaction and culture...

Author(s)
Auwaerter, P. G.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Salmonella</i> infections in pigs.

The history, epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, transmission, virulence factors, clinical signs, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, prevention, control and public health aspects of salmonellosis in pigs are presented.

Author(s)
Stevens, M. P.; Gray, J. T.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939021)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Making a diagnosis and post-mortem technique.

This chapter discusses diagnostic and postmortem examination techniques for pig diseases. Focus is given on clinical examination, diagnostic imaging, postmortem examination including equipment and carcass disposal.

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Laboratory diagnostic testing for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Borrelia burgdorferi</i> infection.

This chapter describes the different serological tests and direct assays used for the laboratory diagnosis of Borrelia burgdorferi infection. The appropriate use of diagnostic tests is discussed.

Author(s)
Johnson, B. J. B.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938048)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ruminant aspects of paratuberculosis vaccination.

This chapter summarizes the use of vaccines in the control of paratuberculosis; and the potency of whole Mycobactetium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) bacilli in oil vaccines as a benchmark for the development of new generation paratuberculosis vaccines. The characteristics of vaccines;...

Author(s)
Lisle, G. W. de
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Immune-based diagnosis of paratuberculosis.

This chapter discusses the immune-based diagnostics for various purposes of testing and decision-making. The purposes of diagnosis; test characteristics; immunity and immune-based diagnostic tests; cell-mediated tests; antibody ELISA's and decision-making on health certification, reduction of...

Author(s)
Nielsen, S. S.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Salmonella</i> infections in cattle.

The history, epidemiology, prevalence, transmission, clinical signs, pathogenesis, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of salmonellosis in cattle are described.

Author(s)
Ragione, R. la; Metcalfe, H. J.; Villarreal-Ramos, B.; Werling, D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781845939021)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Paratuberculosis: organism, disease, control.

This book discusses the history, prevalence, economic costs, disease control, diagnosis, vaccine development, aetiological agent, and control programmes of paratuberculosis in ruminants. Topics discussed are: history of paratuberculosis; prevalence and economics of infection of Mycobacterium avium...

Author(s)
Behr, M. A.; Collins, D. M.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book

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