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CAB Reviews

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

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The rise in indices of infectious diseases and antimicrobial resistance is a cause for concern and calls for multiple approaches for control to be considered. The most exposed parts of the body, such as hands, skin, head and the face are a leading source of these pathogens. Hands in particular are...

Author(s)
Doughari, J. H.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2019, 14, 036, pp 1-10

Fasciolosis is a snail-borne disease, causing serious public and veterinary health problems worldwide. This disease is produced by infection with Fasciola hepatica or Fasciola gigantica through the consumption of vegetables or water contaminated with the parasite's metacercarial cysts. Both species ...

Author(s)
Vázquez, A. A.; Alda, P.; Lounnas, M.; Sabourin, E.; Alba, A.; Pointier, J. P.; Hurtrez-Boussès, S.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 062, pp 1-15

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

Increased livestock production and better food security will naturally follow from proper livestock management practices. Such management practices include the application of appropriate vaccination schedule, biosecurity, feeding regimen, and implementation and sustenance of improved and feasible...

Author(s)
Kwaghe, A. V.; Vakuru, C. T.; Ndahi, M. D.; Abubakar, A.; Iwar, V. N.; Eze, E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2016, 11, 024, pp 1-27

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

Despite being relatively neglected as a livestock species in most of the world, the dromedary camel is highly valued in South Asia, the Middle East and Africa - especially East Africa. This paper reviews the ways in which camel diseases impact human welfare in East Africa by discussing how diseases ...

Author(s)
Plummer, P. J.; Coatney, J. W.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2015, 10, 038, pp 1-18

Fresh fruits, nuts and vegetables are increasingly linked to food-borne illnesses, outbreaks and recalls. The trend represents a modern-day public health conundrum wherein consumers are encouraged to eat more fresh produce to help prevent chronic health problems such as obesity and heart disease,...

Author(s)
Jay-Russell, M. T.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 040, pp 1-16

More than 10 years ago, food-borne pathogens were estimated to cause 76 000 illnesses and 5 000 deaths in the USA alone. Given the under-reporting of food-borne illnesses, the numbers of illnesses and deaths associated with food are actually higher. Food-borne pathogens continue to impact public...

Author(s)
Reynolds, K. A.; Giovanni, G. D. di; Mena, K. D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 008, pp 1-7

Since the early 1980s, Escherichia coli O157 has emerged as one of the most significant pathogens of public health relevance not because of the incidence of the illness, which is much lower than that of other food-borne pathogens such as Campylobacter or Salmonella, but because of the severity of...

Author(s)
Nastasijevic, I.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 061, pp 1-19

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