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The most widely known trichomonad in veterinary medicine is Tritrichomonas foetus. It is the etiologic agent of bovine tritrichomonosis, a sexually transmitted disease in extensively managed herds throughout many geographic regions worldwide. The same trichomonad species is also regarded as the...

Author(s)
Collántes-Fernández, E.; Fort, M. C.; Ortega-Mora, L. M.; Schares, G.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
Parasitic protozoa of farm animals and pets, 2018, pp 313-388
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Drinking water hygiene and biosecurity.

In this chapter the author focused on the different aspects of cleaning and disinfecting drinking water highlighting the significance of water hygiene in the contemporary animal industry. This chapter also includes a review on subject areas important to water hygiene which includes: chemistry of...

Author(s)
Olkowski, A.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book chapter
Abstract

The genus Eimeria belongs to Coccidia, and its parasite species reside usually in the intestine of their respective host. They are strictly host-specific and characterized by a monoxenous life cycle. After endogenous development, oocysts are excreted into the environment where they mature into the...

Author(s)
Bangoura, B.; Daugschies, A.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
Parasitic protozoa of farm animals and pets, 2018, pp 55-101
Abstract

Toxoplasmosis is a zoonotic infection caused by the protozoon Toxoplasma gondii affecting animals worldwide. T. gondii has a facultative heteroxenous life cycle with felids as definitive hosts and a wide range of mammalian and avian species as intermediate hosts. Infectious stages are oocysts...

Author(s)
Moré, G.; Venturini, M. C.; Pardini, L.; Unzaga, J. M.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
Parasitic protozoa of farm animals and pets, 2018, pp 149-168
Abstract

Health and disease are important components in the broader concept of welfare. Understanding the relationship between health and welfare requires inferences about subjective feelings such as pain and distress. Similar types of disease occur in animals and humans, and our assessment of how animals...

Author(s)
Cockram, M. S.; Hughes, B. O.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390202)
Publisher
CAB International, Wallingford, UK
Citation
Animal welfare, 2018, Ed. 3, pp 141-159
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lice (chewing) (Phthiraptera: Amblycera and Ischnocera).

This chapter covers the taxonomy, morphology, life cycle, behaviour, biology, medical and veterinary importance, prevention and control of chewing lice (Amblycera and Ischnocera). Focus is given on their role as parasites of birds (Cuclotogaster heterographa, Goniocotes gallinae, Goniodes...

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

Nitroimidazoles are a class of veterinary drugs used for the treatment and prevention of certain bacterial and protozoal diseases in poultry, swine dysentery and genital trichomoniasis in cattle. They are also useful as growth promoters. The safety assessment of nitroimidazoles showed them to be...

Author(s)
Granja, R. H. M. M.; Nino, A. M. M.; Lima, A. C. de; Reche, K. V. G.; Giannotti, F. M.; Souza, P. L. D. de; Salerno, A. G.
Publisher
Board of the EuroResidue Conferences Foundation, Egmond aan Zee, Netherlands
Citation
Residues of veterinary drugs in food. Proceedings of the EuroResidue VII Conference, Egmond aan Zee, The Netherlands, 14-16 May, 2012. Volume 1, 2 and 3, 2012, pp 927-931
Abstract

As 6 out of every 10 human pathogens came from animals, it seems likely that many future emerging threats to human health will also come from animals. A valuable open-source evidence-based database (the ENHanCEd Infectious Diseases database - EID2) has recently been created. The EID2 automatically...

Author(s)
McIntyre, K. M.; Setzkorn, C.; Wardeh, M.; Hepworth, P. J.; Radford, A. D.; Baylis, M.
Publisher
Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine, Roslin, UK
Citation
Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Preventive Medicine. Proceedings of a meeting held in Madrid, Spain, 20-22 March 2013, 2013, pp 143-159
Abstract

Pastoralists and cattle farmers in various under-developed regions of the world have long relied on and still use medicinal plants for treatment of cattle diseases. Partly this has been due to lack of access to modern veterinarians and price of modern medicines; however, in part these traditional...

Author(s)
Adedapo, A. A.; Bankole, B. O.
Publisher
Studium Press (India) Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India
Citation
Mechanism and action of phytoconstituents, 2011, pp 385-396

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