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CAB Reviews

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

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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

Slaughterhouses are key locations where contamination occurs along the processing chain of red meat. Bearing in mind that there are high levels of zoonotic and food-borne diseases in Nigeria, a search was conducted, with the exploration and filtration of databases and repositories of Google...

Author(s)
Fasanmi, O. G.; Balogun, F. A.; Makinde, G. E. O.; Fasina, F. O.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 025, pp 1-12

Despite being eradicated from Europe and probably the rest of the world, contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP) continues to plague sub-Saharan Africa affecting at least 25 countries, in particular Ethiopia, Ghana, Tanzania, Cameroon, Angola, Nigeria and Zambia. Evidence has shown that the...

Author(s)
Olorunshola, I. D.; Peters, A. R.; Scacchia, M.; Nicholas, R. A. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2017, 12, 019, pp 1-7

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

Rats (brown- or Norway- and black: Rattus norvegicus and Rattus rattus, respectively) are very invasive rodents. They are originated from Southeast Asia and are present now everywhere in the world, exploiting their extraordinary capacity to proliferate in close contact with human populations. Rats, ...

Author(s)
Pépin, M.; Dupinay, T.; Zilber, A. L.; McElhinney, L. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 019, pp 1-13

As pigs are present in almost every country in the world, they are one of the most important species in the transmission of zoonotic diseases. Based on the form of transmission, zoonotic diseases can roughly be divided into two categories: the ones transmitted via direct contact (for example,...

Author(s)
Selbitz, H. J.; Gotter, V.; Fricke, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 011, pp 1-10

Avian tuberculosis is a chronic disease caused mainly by Mycobacterium avium in birds. The disease has a worldwide distribution affecting primarily adult birds because of its long incubation period, making it a common disease in zoo and breeding establishments. Mycobacterium avium is highly...

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Kwaghe, A. V.; Ndahi, M. D.; Usman, J. G.; Vakuru, C. T.; Iwar, V. N.; Ameh, J. A.; Ambali, A. G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 010, pp 1-17

Postweaning diarrhoea (PWD) is a significant enteric disease causing considerable economic losses for the pig industry. Among several aetiological risk factors, enterotoxigenic Escherichia coli (ETEC) is considered to be a major cause. After being routinely used for several decades to control...

Author(s)
Sugiharto, S.; Jensen, B. B.; Jensen, K. H.; Lauridsen, C.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 052, pp 1-16

Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) is a chronic disease of cattle caused by Mycobacterium bovis. The disease has a significant impact on the international cattle trade, and - as it is a zoonotic disease - implications for animal and public health. Today, some of the world's developed countries have been...

Author(s)
Kwaghe, A. V.; Vakuru, C. T.; Iwar, V. N.; Ndahi, M. D.; Abubakar, A. G.; Eze, E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 036, pp 1-20

Cardiac troponins are sensitive and specific markers of myocardial damage. They have been shown to be elevated in a number of primary cardiac and non-cardiac conditions. In cardiomyopathies, they are useful for detecting occult disease, and can provide prognostic information. They can be used to...

Author(s)
Gough, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 028, pp 1-7

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