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CAB Reviews

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

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The sub-Saharan Africa region has been affected by multifaceted interrelated challenges including climate change risks, environmental degradation, political crises, demographic, and food security. The region is geographically exposed to and heavily depends on heat stress-sensitive livelihood and...

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Desalegn Yayeh Ayal
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 049, pp 1-9
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Almost half of all countries in the world are effectively free of human deaths from dog-mediated rabies. But the disease still affects people in low- and middle-income countries, especially the rural poor, and children. Successful regional elimination of human rabies is attributable to advances in...

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Changalucha, J.; Hampson, K.; Jaswant, G.; Lankester, F.; Yoder, J.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 039, pp 1-22

The sand tampan, Ornithodoros savignyi (Audouin, 1827), is an economically important soft tick of the Afrotropics parasitising a wide range of livestock and humans. These ticks are known to inflict painful bites which may be fatal in susceptible hosts. Historically thought to be a single species, ...

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Charles, R. A.; Basu, A. K.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 036, pp 1-13

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...

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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...

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Sarvananda, L.; Premarathna, A. D.; Shafras, M.
Publisher
CABI, Wallingford, UK
Citation
CAB Reviews, 2021, 16, 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...

Author(s)
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 ...

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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...

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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...

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

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