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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 Lyme disease: the great controversy.

This chapter traces the origin of the clinical condition termed 'chronic Lyme disease' (CLD) and explores the various medical, political, and legal issues it has brought. It also provides a detailed examination of some of the key myths that together reinforced the recognition of CLD as a diagnosis. ...

Author(s)
Halperin, J. J.; Baker, P.; Wormser, G. P.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
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
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Cover for Exploratory data analysis.

This chapter discusses the use of exploratory data analysis (EDA) in interpreting collected data on the epidemiology of animal diseases focusing on the goals and procedures of EDA such as use of backups and records. Highlight of the chapter focus on the statistical analysis of the frequency of AGID ...

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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 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
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

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