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CAB Reviews

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

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Craw craw was first described almost 150 years ago. Since then considerable progress has been made in understanding the Onchocerca volvulus life cycle, its effects on the host (blindness, skin disease and epilepsy) and potential control measures. Early attempts were aimed at controlling the black...

Author(s)
Hopkins, A. D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 021, pp 1-10

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, ...

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

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...

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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

The past 40 years have seen a dramatic increase in the frequency, magnitude and geographic expansion of epidemic dengue, making it the most important vector-borne viral disease in the world. Mosquito control, the only option available for dengue control, has failed. New and innovative tools in the...

Author(s)
Gubler, D. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2014, 9, 029, pp 1-3

Ticks and the diseases they may transmit have gained attention in the last decades. Knowledge of their local distribution and the pathogens they may transmit are essential components to establish effective control measures. Concerns are raised on the proper identification of ticks, on the...

Author(s)
Tarrés-Call, J.; Salman, M.; Estrada-Peña, A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 052, pp 1-3

After introductory sections on historical epidemiology, discovery of the causal agent and descriptive epidemiology, the main topics covered in this review on the bovine oncovirus (BLV) and enzootic bovine leukosis are: diagnostic tests for epidemiological studies (agar gel immunodiffusion,...

Author(s)
Johnson, R.; Kaneene, J. B.
Citation
Veterinary Bulletin, 1992, 62, 4, pp 287-314

Author(s)
Williams, H. H.
Publisher
CABI Publishing, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Helminthological Abstracts, 1967, 36, 3, pp 261-295

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