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Author(s)
Saville, P.
Publisher
Northern Territory Government, Darwin, Australia
Citation
Agnote - Northern Territory of Australia, 2016, No.K49, pp 5 pp.
Abstract

This special issue includes 10 papers aiming to present a snapshot of the current state of theoretical disease ecology and evolutionary research. The topics discussed are: practical application of models to guide alternative management strategies (e.g. vaccination or culling) of wildlife diseases...

Author(s)
Fenton, A.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2016, 143, 7, pp 801-930
Abstract

Bluetongue (BT) is an important disease of ruminants which exhibits its most severe clinical signs on cattle and especially on certain breeds of sheep. The known vectors of BT are small insects of the genus Culicoides (Diptera; Ceratopogonidae). Two species from this genus - Culicoides imicola and ...

Author(s)
Río, R. del; Barceló, C.; Lucientes, J.; Miranda, M. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 199, 3/4, pp 230-234
Abstract

The role of African wildlife in the occurrence of vector-borne infections in domestic animals has gained renewed interest as emerging and re-emerging infections occur worldwide at an increasing rate. In Africa, biodiversity conservation and the expansion of livestock production have increased the...

Author(s)
Vuuren, M. van; Penzhorn, B. L.
Publisher
Office International des Épizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Revue Scientifique et Technique - Office International des Épizooties, 2015, 34, 1, pp 139-149
AbstractFull Text

This article presents the use of immunological and DNA amplification techniques in determining the host preference of vectors, with focus on the latter. The identification of Culicoides sp. hosts in Spain through molecular analytical techniques is presented.

Author(s)
Martínez-de la Puente, J.; Martínez, J.; Ferraguti, M.; Morales-de la Nuez, A.; Castro, N.; Figuerola, J.
Publisher
Grupo Asis Biomedia, S.L., Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
Albéitar, 2014, No.176, pp 44-45
AbstractFull Text

There is strong evidence to suggest that climate and environmental changes especially affect the occurrence, distribution and prevalence of arboviral livestock diseases globally. The spread of infectious arboviral diseases involves at least 3 organisms: a parasite, a vector and a host. Climate...

Author(s)
Oluwayelu, D. O.
Publisher
Nigerian Veterinary Medical Association, National Veterinary Research Institute, Vom, Nigeria
Citation
Nigerian Veterinary Journal, 2014, 35, 3, pp 1038-1052
Abstract

These proceedings are a compilation of 18 articles on various animal diseases, nutrition, disease surveillance, epidemiology and emerging diseases from various scientists and experts. Topics discussed are: paratuberculosis control programme in North Western Italy (Piedmont Region) involving...

Publisher
Association pour l'Étude de l'Épidémiologie des Maladies Animales, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Épidémiologie et Santé Animale, 2012, No.62, pp 3-169
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Biting midges (Diptera: Ceratopogonidae).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, bionomics, veterinary and medical importance, prevention and control of biting midges (Ceratopogonidae). Focus is given on species that are important biting pests and vectors of minor pathogens to humans and vectors of major...

Author(s)
Russell, R. C.; Otranto, D.; Wall, R. L.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780640372)
Type
Book chapter
AbstractFull Text

The epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, life cycle, morphological features, diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control of Rhipicephalus appendiculatus as a parasite and as a disease vector of domestic animals in Africa are discussed. [The CFSPH factsheets are periodically updated and the most ...

Publisher
Center for Food Security and Public Health, Iowa State University, Iowa, USA
Citation
Rhipicephalus appendiculatus, 2009, pp 2 pp.
AbstractFull Text

The results on the prevalence and effects of zoonotic diseases in humans and animals of Bangladesh are analyzed from the published literatures and presented in this report. It appears from the literature that there are about 1415 human pathogens of which 61% are zoonotic and nearly half of all...

Author(s)
Samad, M. A.
Publisher
Bangladesh Society for Veterinary Medicine, Mymensingh, Bangladesh
Citation
Bangladesh Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2011, 9, 2, pp 95-120

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