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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 <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 Diagnosis.

This chapter covers the diagnosis of ectoparasitic infestation in sheep and goats, particularly sarcoptic mange (Sarcoptes scabiei), goat warbles (Przhevalskiana spp.), nasal bot flies (Oestrus ovis), lice (Bovicola ovis), psoroptic mange (Psoroptes), Chorioptes and blowfly (Lucilia sericata)....

Author(s)
Bates, P.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936648)
Type
Book chapter
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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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Cover for Paratuberculosis in sheep.

This chapter discusses the different risk factors of Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis infection in sheep; clinical signs and pathology; disease transmission and immunopathobiology; microbiological diagnosis and immunodiagnosis; and epidemiology of Johne's disease in sheep.

Author(s)
Begg, D.; Whittington, R.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936136)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Salmonid alphaviruses.

This chapter presents a review of salmonid alphavirus, covering all known information on this group of economically important viruses in salmonids.

Author(s)
Graham, D. A.; McLoughlin, M. F.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935542)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diagnostic limitations and future trends in the serodiagnosis of human toxocariasis.

This chapter briefly discusses the transmission, clinical manifestations and diagnosis of human toxocariasis caused by Toxocara canis and T. cati. The global seroprevalence of human toxocariasis and the immune response to larval burdens are described. The immunodiagnosis of the disease and the...

Author(s)
Smith, H.; Noordin, R.
ISBN
2006 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9781845930264)
Type
Book chapter
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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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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
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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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