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Cover for Gut immunopathology in helminth infections - paradigm lost?

This review illustrates the concepts of enteropathy and immune expulsion, and discusses the implications of this for understanding the process of immune expulsion of gut nematodes and the prospects for anti-nematode vaccines. The pathology of nematode infections and nematode expulsion are...

Author(s)
Lawrence, C. E.; Kennedy, M. W.; Garside, P.
ISBN
2001 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851994239)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Human enteric pathogens.

This article describes the major routes by which water becomes contaminated with enteric pathogens and reviews human pathophysiology, animal reservoirs, presence and survival in the environment, and survival in water of major enteric pathogens (Campylobacter, Listeria monocytogenes, Escherichia...

Author(s)
Jones, D. L.; Campbell, G.; Kaspar, C. W.
ISBN
2002 CABI Publishing (H ISBN 9780851995458)
Type
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Cover for Micronutrients and nutrient synergy in immunodeficiency and infectious disease.

Good nutrition is vital to immune function and disease resistance. Conversely, poor nutritional status or malnutrition can lower immunity and predispose to infection. Nutritional deficiencies are common in disorders of the immune system and in viral and bacterial infections. Experimental studies...

Author(s)
Jariwalla, R. J.; Niedzwiecki, A.; Rath, M.
ISBN
2008 CAB International (H ISBN 9781845934132)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Molecular mechanisms of <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cryptosporidium</i>-induced host actin cytoskeleton dynamics.

Early ultrastructural observations of Cryptosporidium parvum-infected cells consistently described the accumulation of microfilaments beneath the dense band, suggesting the initiation of actin reorganization within the host cell. Immunolocalization and forced expression of β-actin green fluorescent ...

Author(s)
O'Hara, S. P.; Chen, X. M.; LaRusso, N. F.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933913)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Pathogenic mechanisms in giardiasis and cryptosporidiosis.

This chapter elaborates on pathogenic processes responsible for the production of symptoms during giardiasis and cryptosporidiosis. To date, research findings indicate that both infections share a number of these processes. Infection appears to cause diarrhoea via a combination of intestinal...

Author(s)
Buret, A. G.
ISBN
2009 CABI (H ISBN 9781845933913)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Health and disease.

Health and disease are important components in the broader concept of welfare. Understanding the relationship between health and welfare requires inferences about subjective feelings such as pain and distress. Similar types of disease occur in animals and humans - our assessment of how animals...

Author(s)
Cockram, M. S.; Hughes, B. O.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936594)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Nervous system involvement.

This book chapter reviews nervous system disorders (encephalopathy, central nervous system involvement, peripheral nervous system involvement) in Lyme disease, pathophysiological mechanism underlying neurological manifestations of Lyme disease, and treatment (antibiotic therapy).

Author(s)
Halperin, J. J.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938048)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Neoparamoeba perurans</i>.

This book chapter discusses the prevalence, geographical distribution, host range, disease transmission, diagnosis, clinical aspects, animal pathology, pathological lesions, pathophysiology, disease prevention, and control programmes against Neoparamoeba perurans in fishes.

Author(s)
Nowak, B. F.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938062)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Amyloodinium ocellatum</i>.

This book chapter discusses the life cycle, animal pathology, host range, diagnosis, pathological lesions, pathophysiology, disease prevention and control programmes against Amyloodinium ocellatum in fishes.

Author(s)
Noga, E. J.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938062)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cryptobia</i> (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trypanoplasma</i>) <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">salmositica</i>.

This chapter covers the biology, morphology, transmission and impacts of Cryptobia salmositica infection. The diagnosis, clinical signs, histopathology, physiopathology, control and prevention (antiserum, monoclonal antibodies, disease resistance, vaccination, drug therapy, immunochemotherapy and...

Author(s)
Woo, P. T. K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938062)
Type
Book chapter

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