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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 Key skills for the veterinary nurse in diagnostic parasitology.

This chapter explains some simple diagnostic tests, which may be carried out for parasites in practice and include faecal analysis (helminth and protozoal infections), staining blood smears and examinations for skin ectoparasites, as well as more complex techniques such as enzyme-linked...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
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 <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 Fungal plant pathogens.

This book (12 chapters) provides detailed information on diagnostic systems for plant pathogenic fungi, discussing morphological determinations, culturing, serological methods, nucleic acid protocols from PCR to barcoding and DNA fingerprinting techniques. Chapters on diagnostic systems for fungi...

Author(s)
Lane, C.; Beales, P.; Hughes, K. J. D.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936686)
Type
Book
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Cover for Molecular diagnostic methods for plant viruses.

Plants are frequently infected by a wide range of viruses that cause important agronomic, economic and social impact. Detection of viruses at early stages of infection is crucial to reduce economic losses. Biological indexing and serological enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) methods are...

Author(s)
Olmos, A.; Capote, N.; Bertolini, E.; Cambra, M.
ISBN
2007 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845932886)
Type
Book chapter
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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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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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Methods for the rapid detection of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Salmonella</i>.

Author(s)
Zee, H. van der; Huis in't Veld, J. H. J.
ISBN
2000 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 0851992617)
Type
Book chapter

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