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Cover for Peste des petits ruminants virus.

An overview of all known features of the peste des petitis ruminants virus (PPRV) genome, structure and biology is provided. The structural and non-structural proteins of PPRV are described comprehensively. Moreover, available diagnostic tests and potent PPRV vaccines are discussed. Current...

Author(s)
Munir, M.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641799)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Group B <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Streptococcus</i> meningitis.

This chapter reviews the current understanding of the physiopathology of group B streptococcal (GBS) meningitis, highlighting important bacterial virulence factors and host interactions that promote disease progression. The relationship between bacteraemia and the development of GBS meningitis, and ...

Author(s)
Nizet, V.; Doran, K. S.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780641621)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Ichthyophthirius multifiliis</i>.

This chapter gives an overview of the biology (life cycle, parasite stages, transmission and geographical distribution) and diagnosis of Ichthyophthirius multifiliis, host physiopathology and immunity as well as treatment and prevention of infection.

Author(s)
Dickerson, H. W.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938062)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Heterobothrium okamotoi</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Neoheterobothrium hirame</i>.

This chapter covers Heterobothrium okamotoi and Neoheterobothrium hirame, which are monogenean parasites of tiger puffer and olive flounder in Japan, respectively. The life cycle and morphology of these parasites are presented. Focus is given on the diagnosis, external and internal lesions,...

Author(s)
Ogawa, K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938062)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Sanguinicola inermis</i> and related species.

This chapter covers the life cycle of Sanguinicola inermis and its impact on fish production. Focus is also given on the diagnosis and clinical signs, histopathology, pathophysiology, host immune response and disease control strategies.

Author(s)
Kirk, R. S.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938062)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Lernaea cyprinacea</i> and related species.

The morphology, host range, life cycle, distribution and impact on fish production of Lernaea cyprinacea are covered in this chapter. Moreover, the diagnosis, clinical signs, macroscopic and microscopic lesions, physiopathology, host immune response and control and prevention (insecticides and...

Author(s)
Avenant-Oldewage, A.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938062)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Perkinsus marinus</i> and <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Haplosporidium nelsoni</i>.

This chapter gives an overview on the morphology, host range, life cycle, impact on oyster production, diagnosis, histopathology, physiopathology and control and prevention (selective breeding) of Perkinsus marinus and Haplosporidium nelsoni.

Author(s)
Carnegie, R. B.; Burreson, E. M.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938062)
Type
Book chapter
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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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