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Cover for Investigating disease outbreaks.

In this chapter a general discussion of the steps required to investigate an outbreak of disease of unknown cause or where other factors have resulted in an increased occurrence of the disease is presented. Throughout the following discussion, investigation of Menangle virus infection in an...

Author(s)
Sergeant, E.; Perkins, N.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936839)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Cryptobia</i> (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Trypanoplasma</i>) <i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">salmositica</i>.

This chapter covers the biology, morphology, transmission and impacts of Cryptobia salmositica infection. The diagnosis, clinical signs, histopathology, physiopathology, control and prevention (antiserum, monoclonal antibodies, disease resistance, vaccination, drug therapy, immunochemotherapy and...

Author(s)
Woo, P. T. K.
ISBN
2012 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938062)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Aquatic animal species and organism relationship.

In this chapter the host species, bacteria and disease, bacteria and relationship to its host are discussed with detailed information on the taxonomy and identification of the different bacteria namely, Brucellaceae, Rhodobacteraceae, Burkholderiaceae, Oxalobactereacea, Neisseriaceae, ...

Author(s)
Buller, N. B.
ISBN
2014 CABI (H ISBN 9781845938055)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Intraspecific crossbreeding.

This chapter describes the beneficial effects of crossbreeding on the growth, survival, reproduction and disease resistance of aquacultured animals.

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Gene-transfer technology.

This chapter covers genetic engineering or gene transfer technology. Focus is given on gene transfer technique in fish, use of promoters in transgenic technology, gene integration, transgene transmission, transgene expression of growth hormone and reporter genes, reverse genetics, pleiotropic...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Combining genetic enhancement programmes.

This chapter covers the application and use of combinations of traditional selective breeding and new biotechnologies in aquaculture. Focus is given on the following combinations as well as examples illustrating their use and effects on fish: sex reversal and triploidy; genetic engineering and...

Author(s)
Dunham, R. A.
ISBN
2011 CABI (H ISBN 9781845936518)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Animal Science Reviews 2012.

Animal Science Reviews provides scientists and students in the field with timely analysis on key topics in current research. These chapters were originally published online in CAB Reviews. This volume makes available in printed form the reviews in animal science published during 2012.

Author(s)
Hemming, D.
ISBN
2013 CABI (H ISBN 9781780643021)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Immunological disorders associated with polychlorinated biphenyls and related halogenated aromatic hydrocarbon compounds.

This chapter discusses the immunological disorders in fishes associated with the environmental contaminants polychlorinated biphenyls (PCBs) and related halogenated aromatic hydrocarbons (HAHs), with emphasis on comparing the sensitivity of fish species, identifying sensitive immunological end...

Author(s)
Noguchi, G. E.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935535)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Info
Cover for Breeding for disease resistance in farm animals.

The third edition of this book contains chapters that discuss the immune system and the genetic aspects of breeding livestock and fishes for increased resistance against viral, prion, bacterial, parasitic, vector-borne and metabolic diseases.

Author(s)
Bishop, S. C.; Axford, R. F. E.; Nicholas, F. W.; Owen, J. B.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935559)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Introduction.

This introductory chapter discusses the concepts in relation to the role of breeding and host genetics in the control of animal diseases.

Author(s)
Bishop, S. C.; Axford, R. F. E.; Nicholas, F. W.; Owen, J. B.
ISBN
2010 CABI (H ISBN 9781845935559)
Type
Book chapter

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