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Cover for Parasites of the skin and muscles.

This chapter focuses on parasitic infections of the skin and muscles of pets (dogs, cats, rabbits), such as flea infestations (Ctenocephalides felis), fly strike (Lucilia sericata), louse infestations (Linognathus setosus, Trichodectes canis and Felicola subrostratus), mite infestations and mange (...

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 Regional animal health programmes.

The aim of this chapter is to provide an understanding of the key epidemiological concepts involved in the development and implementation of effective national or regional animal health programmes.

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Blow flies and screw-worm flies (Diptera: Calliphoridae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of blow flies and screw-worm flies (Calliphoridae). Focus is given on species that cause myiasis in animals and man. Their use in maggot debridement therapy is...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Butterflies and moths (Lepidoptera: particularly the Erebidae, Geometridae, Limacodidae, Lymantridae, Megalopygidae, Notodontidae, Pyralidae, Saturnidae, Sphingidae, Thaumetopoeidae and Thyatiridae but also the Anthelidae, Arctiidae, Lasiocampidae, Morphoidae, Noctuidae, Nolidae and Nymphalidae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of butterflies and moths. Focus is given on species that cause allergies and skin urtication in humans and those than can cause serious gastrointestinal problems ...

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 Human bot fly (Torsalo)/New World skin bot flies (Diptera: Oestridae: Cuterebrinae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, biology, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of human bot fly (Cuterebrinae). Focus is given on Dermatobia hominis, a parasite of wild and domestic animals (particularly cattle) as well as man.

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 Stomach bot flies (Diptera: Oestridae, Gasterophilinae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of stomach bot flies (Gasterophilinae). Focus is given on the most important genus, Gasterophilus, which parasitize domestic horses, donkeys, zebras 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 Warble flies/Old World skin bot flies (Diptera: Oestridae: Hypodermatinae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, veterinary and medical importance, prevention and control of warble flies or old world skin bot flies (Hypodermatinae). Focus is given on Hypoderma spp., which parasitize Artiodactyla, Lagomorpha, Rodentia and humans....

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for External parasites of small ruminants. A practical guide to their prevention and control.

This book is comprised of 11 chapters covering the prevention and control of ectoparasites that contribute to disease and infection in sheep and goats, types of parasites, diseases caused by these parasites and control methods that are currently available. Moreover, the implications of these...

Author(s)
Bates, P.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936648)
Type
Book
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Cover for Flies (Diptera).

This chapter covers the life cycle, host specificity, seasonality, survival in the host, transmission, feeding, pathogenicity, clinical signs, role as disease vector, prevention, control, diagnosis and economic damage of flies infesting sheep and goats. Focus is given on Przhevalskiana spp., ...

Author(s)
Bates, P.
ISBN
2012 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845936648)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Fleas (Siphonaptera).

This chapter covers the life cycle, host specificity, feeding, pathogenicity and prevention of flea species infesting sheep and goats. Focus is given on Ctenocephalides spp.

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

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