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Avian gut function in health and disease.

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This book contains conference proceedings of the 28th Poultry Science Symposium of the World's Poultry Science Association held in Bristol, UK, in September 2005. It focuses on the discontinued use of antibiotics in poultry and on the interactions between the birds, dietary factors and pathogens. The 23 chapters include the history, current use and legislative aspects of feed additives in the Euro...


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The EU perspective on the monitoring of zoonoses and zoonotic agents.

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Other chapters from this book

Chapter: 1 (Page no: 3) History and current use of feed additives in the European Union: legislative and practical aspects. Author(s): Doeschate, R. A. H. M. ten Raine, H.
Chapter: 2 (Page no: 13) Poultry nutrition without pronutrient antibiotics. Author(s): Rosen, G. D.
Chapter: 3 (Page no: 29) Early development of small intestinal function. Author(s): Uni, Z.
Chapter: 4 (Page no: 43) Absorptive function of the small intestine: adaptations meeting demand. Author(s): Mitchell, M. A. Moretó, M.
Chapter: 5 (Page no: 65) Epithelial structure and function in the hen lower intestine. Author(s): Laverty, G. Elbrønd, V. S. Árnason, S.S. Skadhauge, E.
Chapter: 6 (Page no: 85) Immunological development of the avian gut. Author(s): Beal, R. K. Powers, C. Davison, T. F. Smith, A. L.
Chapter: 7 (Page no: 107) Molecular approaches to the analysis of gastrointestinal microbial ecosystems. Author(s): Flint, H. J. Leitch, E. C. M. Duncan, S. H. Walker, A. W. Patterson, A. J. Rincon, M. T. Scott, K. P. Louis, P.
Chapter: 8 (Page no: 124) Microbes of the chicken gastrointestinal tract. Author(s): Apajalahti, J. Kettunen, A.
Chapter: 9 (Page no: 138) Mechanisms of pathogen control in the avian gastrointestinal tract. Author(s): Donoghue, A. M. Farnell, M. B. Cole, K. Donoghue, D. J.
Chapter: 10 (Page no: 159) Effect of non-starch polysaccharidases on avian gastrointestinal function. Author(s): Bedford, M. R.
Chapter: 11 (Page no: 171) Effects of amino acid and protein supply on nutrition and health. Author(s): Kidd, M. T. Corzo, A.
Chapter: 12 (Page no: 183) The role of feed processing on gastrointestinal function and health in poultry. Author(s): Svihus, B.
Chapter: 13 (Page no: 195) Wet litter: its causes and prevention and the role of nutrition. Author(s): Collett, S. R.
Chapter: 14 (Page no: 210) Micronutrient supply: influence on gut health and immunity. Author(s): Klasing, K. C.
Chapter: 15 (Page no: 227) Virally induced gastrointestinal diseases of chickens and turkeys. Author(s): Guy, J. S.
Chapter: 16 (Page no: 244) The gastrointestinal tract as a port of entry for bacterial infections in poultry. Author(s): Christensen, J. P. Chadfield, M. S. Olsen, J. E. Bisgaard, M.
Chapter: 17 (Page no: 259) Parasite genetics, protection and antigen identification. Author(s): Blake, D. P. Shirley, M. W. Smith, A. L.
Chapter: 18 (Page no: 275) Developments and pitfalls of feed acidification in controlling gut pathogens in poultry, with emphasis on Salmonella. Author(s): Immerseel, F. van Gantois, I. Bohez, L. Timbermont, L. Boyen, F. Hautefort, I. Hinton, J. C. D. Pasmans, F. Haesebrouck, F. Ducatelle, R.
Chapter: 19 (Page no: 294) Competitive exclusion in poultry production. Author(s): Schneitz, C.
Chapter: 20 (Page no: 311) Campylobacters and their bacteriophage in poultry. Author(s): Connerton, P. L. Connerton, I. F.
Chapter: 21 (Page no: 322) Breeding for disease resistance. Author(s): Bishop, S. C.
Chapter: 23 (Page no: 350) Gastrointestinal problems: the field experience and what it means to the poultry farmer. Author(s): Lister, S. A.

Chapter details

  • Author Affiliation
  • European Commission Health and Consumer Protection Directorate, B-1049 Bruxelles, Belgium.
  • Year of Publication
  • 2006
  • ISBN
  • 9781845931803
  • Record Number
  • 20073020069