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Cover for Human and animal African trypanosomiasis.

This chapter describes the evolution of a One Health approach - the Stamp Out Sleeping Sickness (SOS) campaign - that has been key to the sustainable control of Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense in humans and animals in Uganda.

Author(s)
Welburn, S. C.; Coleman, P.
ISBN
2021 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242577)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parasitic gastroenteritis in cattle.

This chapter discusses parasitic gastroenteritis as the focus of many important aspects of ruminant parasitology. Subject headings are: parasitic gastritis, ostertagiosis; pathology; hypobiosis; pathophysiology; pepsinogen; mucus biosynthesis; gastrin; lysozyme; host immune responses; parasitic...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tapeworm infections.

This chapter gives an overview about: ruminants as final hosts; life cycle; Oribatid mites as intermediate hosts for Moniezia species; pathogenicity of Moniezia infections; experimental infections; responses to differential anthelmintic treatment; diagnosis; control of Moniezia species in sheep and ...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parasitic enteritis: coccidiosis.

Coccidia exhibit a high degree of host species specificity, and cross-infections, even between relatively closely related species such as sheep and goats, do not generally occur. This book chapter describes the coccidia of sheep, coccidial life cycle, pathology, pathogenesis and pathophysiology,...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Liver fluke.

This book chapter discusses liver flukes (Fasciola hepatica) and their snail intermediate hosts (Galba truncatula, Lymnaea auricularia), its molluscan intermediate hosts, G. truncatula habitats, snail movement, survival under unfavourable conditions, developmental stages, infection of the...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for The lancet or lanceolate fluke.

This chapter describes the life cycle, intermediate hosts (terrestrial snails, ants) and parasitism in final hosts (e.g., wild and domestic ruminants, lagomorphs and rodents) of Dicrocoelium dendriticum. The epidemiology, coinfections, diagnosis and control (e.g., treatment with anthelmintics and...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ticks and tick-borne disease.

This chapter focuses on Ixodes ricinus and its role as a vector of several tick-borne diseases of ruminants in Northern Europe. Subject headings are: the sheep tick, Ixodes ricinus; life cycle; questing; seasonality; habitats; host diversity; adverse effects of ticks and tick-borne diseases; tick...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Grazing management and helminth control on stock farms.

This book chapter discusses three main aims of grazing management as a means of controlling nematode and trematode populations and limiting their impact on their hosts, namely: to limit the acquisition of infective stages (larvae and metacercariae) by susceptible hosts in order to reduce the...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Principles and practical implementation of parasite control on livestock farms.

This book chapter discusses various perspectives for the control of endemic parasites on livestock farms, namely: to ensure that animal welfare is not adversely affected; this is a moral priority that is supported by legislation in most countries, allow animals to perform at a level that is...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Multiple choice questions.

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Zhu, X. Q.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789242348)
Type
Book chapter

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