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CAB Reviews

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The gut microbiota has been a subject of great interest in recent years because the composition and diversity are associated with the maintenance of piglets' health and welfare. This review aims to summarise the composition and diversity of piglet microbiome, the impact on health maintenance,...

Author(s)
Klein, D. R.; Schneider, L. I.; Silva, J. C. da; Rossi, C. A. R.; Oliveira, V. de
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 048, pp 1-8

We summarize the recent evidence of the interplay between vitamin D, its receptor (VDR), and probiotics in modulating gut microbiota in health and disease, with a focus on metabolic and gastrointestinal diseases. While vitamin D/VDR and probiotics may open promising preventive and therapeutic...

Author(s)
Abboud, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 003, pp 1-3

Antimicrobials are the keystone of therapy for bacterial infectious diseases. The One Health approach recognizes that the health of humans, animals, and the environment are intricately connected, where the use of antimicrobials in animals select for resistant bacteria which carries resistant...

Author(s)
Redondo, L. M.; Fernandez-Miyakawa, M. E.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 001, pp 1-14

Many human studies have reported controversial results on the benefit of probiotics on leptin levels. White adipose tissue (WAT) secretes leptin and plays an important role in energy balance and glucose homeostasis by decreasing food consumption and acting on fatty acid oxidation and weight...

Author(s)
Papandreou, D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 015, pp 1-2

Gut health' is currently a hot topic in animal production but lacks precise definition or definitive assessment. Antibiotics have been used for many years to manage gut health issues but are under pressure in many parts of the world to help protect their long-term effectiveness. The intestine is...

Author(s)
Broom, L. J.; Kogut, M. H.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 038, pp 1-6

Poultry growth performance and feed efficiency are closely related to the intestinal microbiota quantity, wall structure and the activity of the immune system. Several antibiotics was used in poultry feeds as growth promoters to enhance growth and improve feed efficiency and to reduce mortality in...

Author(s)
Denlİ, M.; Demİrel, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 035, pp 1-9

Apicomplexan parasites of the genus Eimeria are widespread in poultry flocks and if present in sufficient numbers can cause the intestinal disease coccidiosis. For many years, the disease has been controlled either by incorporating drugs in the feed (prophylaxis) or by immunization with live...

Author(s)
Chapman, H. D.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2018, 13, 026, pp 1-11

Nowadays, there is an increasing concern for the public health about the consequences from the long and increased use of antibiotics in livestock production. The use of antibiotics in animal feed as growth promoters has been completely banned by the European Union since 2006, based on their...

Author(s)
Papatsiros, V. G.; Katsoulos, P. D.; Koutoulis, K. C.; Karatzia, M.; Dedousi, A.; Christodoulopoulos, G.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2013, 8, 032, pp 1-15

Over the last decade, research has provided a better understanding of the complexity and activity of the human gut microbiota. Molecular, culture-independent techniques made possible to identify health-promoting bacterial species in the human gut. This has intensified interest in the use of dietary ...

Author(s)
Baran, M. M.; Kolida, S.; Rastall, R. A.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2012, 7, 069, pp 1-15

For decades, if not longer, a host of products have been marketed as probiotics and have claimed an exhaustive range of health-promoting and disease-modifying effects. Many such claims are unsupported by evidence from high-quality human studies and many products are of doubtful provenance and...

Author(s)
Quigley, E. M. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews: Perspectives in Agriculture, Veterinary Science, Nutrition and Natural Resources, 2011, 6, 035, pp 1-10

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