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CAB Reviews

A reviews journal covering agriculture, global health, nutrition, natural resources and veterinary science

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Sow-mortality rates in the US breeding herds have been increasing in recent years. Based on reports in the scientific literature, sow-mortality rates started increasing by the mid- to late-1990s. This reality continues to be documented through database evaluation and reports from herd managers and...

Author(s)
China Supakorn; Moeller, G.; Stock, J. D.; Johnson, A. K.; Stalder, K. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 026, pp 1-9

Food Security has four dimensions: food availability, food access, economic access to food and food utilization. There is a fifth dimension, sometimes referred to as stability of food. Embedded within each of these four dimensions are sub-dimensions. Historically, production was the focus of...

Author(s)
Hollier, C. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 051, pp 1-5

Animal influenza viruses, particularly of both avian and swine origin, are important zoonotic respiratory pathogens, potentially raising public health concerns over its pandemic threat. After the emergence of the pandemic H1N1 influenza virus (H1N1pdm09) in the human population in 2009, this virus...

Author(s)
Arunorat, J.; Thanawongnuwech, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 048, pp 1-11

Typhoidal and non-typhoidal salmonellosis have emerged as prominent causes of bloodstream infection in Africa with high fatalities up to 47%. The transmission routes of typhoidal and reservoir hosts of non-typhoidal Salmonella are not fully understood in Africa. Diverse challenges with in-country...

Author(s)
Oloso, N.; Fasina, F. O.; Fasanmi, O. G.; Heerden, H. van; Adesiyun, A. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 042, pp 1-11

Vector-borne diseases have a worldwide distribution and are associated with a significant burden causing over one million deaths annually. Dengue and malaria are the most prevalent mosquito-borne diseases globally. Vectors transmit the infections to human and animal hosts and are the primary...

Author(s)
Bouzid, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 021, pp 1-10

Noroviruses (NoVs) are a leading cause of acute gastroenteritis (diarrhoea and vomiting) worldwide. The virus was reported from humans and later was identified in different symptomatic and/or asymptomatic animal species, such as bovine, ovine, swine, canine and feline. In animals NoV infection is...

Author(s)
Alfieri, A. A.; Leme, R. A.; Alfieri, A. F.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 005, pp 1-14

Abattoirs are major sources of valuable information for animal disease outbreaks, but also an environment for transmission of meat-borne zoonoses, which may constitute a major threat to public health and food safety. This study aims to identify common abattoir zoonoses, the geographic distribution...

Author(s)
Fasanmi, O. G.; Ayodeji, I. O.; Oloso, N. O.; Fasina, F. O.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 058, pp 1-14

Common carp is a widespread freshwater fish inhabiting lower and mid streams of rivers and shallow confined waters in Eurasia. Carp aquaculture in shallow, man-made ponds has a long history and now common carp is the most widely cultured freshwater fish species in the world. In many regions, carp...

Author(s)
Steinhagen, D.; Jung-Schroers, V.; Adamek, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 041, pp 1-10

Chikungunya virus (CHIKV) is an arbovirus, transmitted by Aedes aegypti and Ae. albopictus, which causes epidemics of fever, rash and joint pains. First described in 1952 in Tanzania, CHIKV remained a relatively neglected tropical virus, despite causing sporadic outbreaks in Africa and Asia over...

Author(s)
Santos, C. N. D. dos; Dupont-Rouzeyrol, M.; Sam, I. C.; Roques, P.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 018, pp 1-12

The Caribbean consists of island chains surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and the Atlantic Ocean, in addition to neighbouring mainland countries. The tropical climate and its historic and continued influx of both humans and animals from throughout the world have contributed to the region's plethora...

Author(s)
Gibson, K. E.; Fitzpatrick, D. M.; Stone, D.; Noel, T. P.; MacPherson, C. N. L.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 022, pp 1-28

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