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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

Crimean-Congo hemorrhagic fever (CCHF) is a vector-borne viral disease that is transmitted to humans by tick bites and direct contact with an infected animal and human fluids. The disease is endemic in Afghanistan and neighboring countries, and in recent years, there are hundreds of cases of CCHF...

Author(s)
Samadi, A.; Ababneh, M. M. K.; Amiri, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 023, pp 1-7

In this review article, the authors present an overview on nasopharyngeal myiasis due to the larvae of Cephalopina titillator syn. Cephdopsis titillator which is found in the nasopharynx of camels, especially in tropical and sub-tropical regions in Africa and Asia. Among the parasitic diseases of...

Author(s)
Basu, A. K.; Charles, R. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 048, pp 1-9

Chronic wasting disease (CWD) is a contagious prion disease affecting four species of free-ranging and captive cervids in North America. Geographic detection and distribution of CWD notably increased after 2002, although the disease has been present in North America since at least the 1960s. CWD is ...

Author(s)
Ketz, A. C.; Storm, D. J.; Samuel, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 038, pp 1-15

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

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

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