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Cover for Fish mycobacteriosis.

In this chapter the description, geographical distribution, transmission and spread, clinical signs and diagnosis, pathology (gross and histological lesions), pathobiology (which includes changes to fish immune responses and virulence of the pathogen), dynamics of the host-pathogen relationship,...

Author(s)
Whipps, C. M.; Gauthier, D. T.; Kent, M. L.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Piscirickettsiosis (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Piscirickettsia salmonis</i>).

This chapter highlights the clinical aspects, descriptions, distribution and transmission, clinical signs and diagnosis, pathology (gross and histological lesions) and pathobiology (which includes changes to fish immune responses and virulence of the pathogen), dynamics of the host-pathogen...

Author(s)
Smith, P. A.; Mardones, F. O.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Microsporidiosis (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Loma salmonae</i>).

This book chapter describes various aspects of microsporidiosis caused by Loma salmonae: diagnosis, life cycle, influence of water temperature, host range, geographic range, pathobiology and physiopathology, clinical pathology, control and prevention, and recommendations for future studies.

Author(s)
Speare, D. J.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Transmission of poultry diseases and biosecurity in poultry production.

A review on the management aspects of poultry production with special focus on the spread of disease caused by horizontal and vertical transmission was discussed. This chapter also includes topics on: general biosecurity principles which includes geographical location of the poultry farm,...

Author(s)
Meirhaeghe, H. van; Schwarz, A.; Dewulf, J.; Immerseel, F. van; Vanbeselaere, B.; Gussem, M. de
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Do alien free-ranging birds affect human health? A global summary of known zoonoses.

Non-native birds are prominent among alien taxa, with at least 415 species established outside their natural distribution ranges. Impacts of introduced birds on human health have received little attention up to now, despite previous works suggesting that disease transmission is a major impact...

Author(s)
Mori, E.; Meini, S.; Strubbe, D.; Ancillotto, L.; Sposimo, P.; Menchetti, M.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786390981)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Climate change and its effect on urban mosquitoes in South America.

This chapter reviews available evidence on the impact of climate change on the distribution of urban mosquitoes in South America, and on the transmission of mosquito-borne diseases of humans and animals. The following vector-pathogen pairs are covered: Aedes and arboviruses (e.g. Dengue virus,...

Author(s)
Lima-Camara, T. N. de; Honório, N. A.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780645377)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Disease selection: the way disease changed the world.

This book contains 20 chapters covering a range of infectious diseases, as well as a few non-infectious diseases such as cancer, and how they greatly affected the course of human history. It explores host-pathogen relationship, transmission routes, evolution, and global spread of infectious...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646824)
Type
Book
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for The slave trade in parasites.

This chapter traces the history of the global spread of some of the most common human parasites through the international slave trade. A description of the life cycle of these parasites is also presented, which include hookworms (Ancylostoma duodenale and Necator americanus), Schistosoma spp., ...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646824)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Eden's Garden of South America.

This chapter reviews the history of human colonization of the abundant land of South America, and the subsequent introduction of Old World diseases, such as malaria and yellow fever, in the region, particularly through international slave trade. A brief description of the transmission route and...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646824)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Using a vector.

This chapter reviews the ecology, geographical distribution, life cycle, host range, and feeding and reproductive behaviour of some of the most important disease vectors such as Culex, Aedes, Anopheles, Glossina, Siphonaptera, mites, and ticks. Epidemiological data on the range of human diseases...

Author(s)
Webber, R.
ISBN
2015 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646824)
Type
Book chapter

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