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CAB Reviews

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

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The emergence and re-emergence of infectious diseases including zoonoses and persistence of neglected zoonotic diseases threaten the global health and economy of rural societies now more than any time in the history of humanity. Animals are the main reservoirs of zoonotic disease agents, and...

Author(s)
Samadi, A.; Hailat, N.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 027, pp 1-11

Algae are a great source of mineral salts, vitamins, proteins and trace metals necessary for human metabolism. Interest of introducing algae into human nutrition in western countries has increased in recent years. Humans can also consume algae indirectly because they are a source of different...

Author(s)
Sarvananda, L.; Premarathna, A. D.; Shafras, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 020, pp 1-10

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...

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

The Global Program to Eliminate Lymphatic Filariasis (GPELF) was launched in year 2000 by the World Health Organization (WHO) with the goal set for elimination by 2020. Over half the global disease burden lies in the Southeast Asian region (SEAR). The preventive chemotherapy (PC) programme has been ...

Author(s)
Chandrasena, N. T. G. A.; Premaratna, R.; Mallawarachchi, C. H.; Gunaratna, D. G. A. M.; Silva, N. R. de
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 059, pp 1-15

Around the world nations have adopted the global leprosy strategy 2016-2020 developed by the world health organization to achieve the objective of a leprosy-free world. Despite the disease having been declared as eliminated from most developed nations and parts of the world, every year more than...

Author(s)
Rathod, S. P.; Chaudhary, R. G.; Arwinder Brar
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 056, pp 1-6

Leveraging data collected by commercial poultry requires a deep understanding of the data that are collected. Machine learning (ML)-based techniques are capable of "learning by finding" nonobvious associations and patterns in the data in order to create more reliable, accurate, explanatory, and...

Author(s)
Pitesky, M.; Gendreau, J.; Bond, T.; Carrasco-Medanic, R.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 049, pp 1-11

Fungi play an important role in our life. Several species of fungi act as biocontrol agents, antibiotic producers, and waste material decomposers. On the other hand, several harmful fungi cause problems by attacking plants, humans, and animals, while others can spoil our food. Fungi attacking...

Author(s)
Kazerooni, E. A.; Velazhahan, R.; Essa, M. M.; Al-Sadi, A. M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 036, pp 1-10
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Epidemics of human African trypanosomiasis (HAT) in the twentieth century led to millions of deaths. However, since the start of the twenty-first century, there has been a continued decline in the number of reported cases, due to increased investment and prioritisation of control efforts....

Author(s)
Davis, C. N.; Rock, K. S.; Keeling, M. J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2020, 15, 028, pp 1-11

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

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