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Cover for Prevention.

This chapter covers the methods used in the prevention of permanent ectoparasites in sheep and goats. Focus is given on flock health and welfare plans, disinfection of transport lorries and trailers, quarantine, disinfection of clothing and equipment, persistent infestations on common or communal...

Author(s)
Bates, P.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936648)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diarrhoea in pigs after weaning.

This chapter covers the causes, clinical signs and treatment of diarrhoea in pigs after weaning. Focus is given on swine dysentery (Brachyspira hyodysenteriae), ileitis (Lawsonia intracellularis), salmonellosis (Salmonella Typhimurium and Salmonella Derby), porcine circovirus-2 infection,...

Author(s)
McOrist, S.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781780642123)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lice (sucking) (Phthiraptera: Anoplura).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, biology, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of sucking lice (Anoplura). Focus is given on species that are blood-sucking ectoparasites of animals and man (Pediculus, Pthirus, Haematopinus, Linognathus and ...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Sand flies (Diptera: Psychodidae, Phlebotominae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of sand flies (Phlebotominae). Focus is given on their role as vectors of viral diseases in man and animals such as leishmaniasis, bartonellosis, sand fly fever...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ticks (soft) (Acari: Argasidae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, veterinary and medical importance, prevention and control of soft ticks (Argasidae). Focus is given on their role as important parasites and vectors of various pathogens, including viruses (African swine fever virus),...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Diseases of the skin.

This chapter gives an overview of the different skin diseases in pigs caused by viruses, bacteria, parasites and fungi as well as those related to nutrition and other non-infectious causes. The clinical signs, diagnosis and treatment of these skin diseases are presented. Focus is given on swinepox, ...

Author(s)
Duncanson, G. R.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641720)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Rabbit diseases and health problems.

This chapter covers the general considerations regarding diseases and health problems in rabbits, quarantine and disease diagnosis. Focus is given on the clinical signs, causes, treatment and prevention of major rabbit diseases and health problems (pasteurellosis, rhinitis, pneumonia, abscesses,...

Author(s)
McNitt, J. I.; Lukefahr, S. D.; Cheeke, P. R.; Patton, N. M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640129)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Ticks (Ixodida).

This chapter covers the morphology, classification, life cycle, host specificity, reproduction, seasonality, feeding and attachment site preferences of tick species (Otobius megnini, Ornithodoros lahorensis [Argas lahorensis], Ixodes spp., Haemaphysalis, Boophilus, Rhipicephalus, Dermacentor,...

Author(s)
Bates, P.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936648)
Type
Book chapter