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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 Parasitic gastroenteritis in sheep: teladorsagiosis and trichostrongylosis.

There are many (>30) species of gastrointestinal nematodes that have been recorded as parasites of sheep; however, relatively few species contribute commonly and significantly to parasitic gastroenteritis (PGE), of which four genera play major roles: Teladorsagia, Trichostrongylus, Haemonchus...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parasitic gastritis in sheep: haemonchosis; and parasitic enteritis in lambs: nematodirosis.

This chapter focuses on haemonchosis and nematodirosis in sheep in temperate regions. Subject headings are: parasite biology, pathology and pathophysiology; coinfections among abomasal nematodes; clinical observations; host responses; nutritional influences; periparturient period; larval ecology;...

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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lungworm infections in cattle.

Large lungworms can cause clinical disease and occasional mortality, whereas infections with small lungworms are often subclinical. Although several species of small lungworm have been isolated from small ruminants, this book chapter describes the most commonly described in the scientific...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
Cover for Lungworm infections in sheep.

This chapter describes the biology, clinical signs, pathology, larval ecology, immunity, epidemiology and control of the large ovine lungworm Dictyocaulus filaria. The parasitic stages in the host, clinical signs, free-living stages and intermediate molluscan hosts, transmission of infective larvae ...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book chapter
CABI Book Chapter Info
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
CABI Book Chapter Info
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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