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Cover for Organochlorine insecticides: neurotoxicity.

Organochlorine insecticides have an extensive history in the mitigation and control of insect populations in agricultural as well as residential and personal settings. Their utility was defined by unique characteristics that rendered these compounds highly toxic to insects, coupled with a...

Author(s)
Caudle, W. M.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Organophosphates I. Human health effects and implications for the environment: an overview.

Organophosphorus (OP) compounds were developed as pesticides in the 1930s, including the discovery of the even more toxic compounds later called nerve agents. Newspapers in the Western world focus on the individual dissemination of nerve agents during the Iraq or Syrian war. In contrast, more than...

Author(s)
Wille, T.; Thiermann, H.; Worek, F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394675)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Diseases of the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenocortical axis.

This chapter reviews the hypothalamo-pituitary-adrenocortical axis physiology in horses as well as the diseases affecting this neuroendocrine system in equines.

Author(s)
Bertin, F. R.; Fraser, N. S.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241099)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Ambient gases and particulates.

This book chapter discusses the toxicology of ambient gases and particulates in human morbidity is reviewed in relation to a number of interrelated issues, including: epidemiology, susceptibility, physiology, respiratory diseases, cardiovascular diseases, neurological dysfunction, carcinogenesis,...

Author(s)
D'Mello, J. P. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245189)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Lyme neuroborreliosis: a European perspective.

This chapter provides a European perspective on the epidemiology of Lyme neuroborreliosis, highlighting the prevailing genospecies of Borrelia burgdorferi sensu lato, main vector (Ixodes ricinus), and geographical variation in incidence. It then discusses the European Federation of Neurological...

Author(s)
Dersch, R.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parasites and pets: a veterinary nursing guide.

This book, inclusive of 10 chapters, focuses on important parasitic diseases of cats and dogs. Each chapter discusses parasitoses specific to organ systems, i.e., gastrointestinal system, respiratory system, cardiovascular system, skin and muscles, eye and nervous system, and urogenital system. In...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
Type
Book
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Cover for Diseases of the nervous system.

This chapter discusses the clinical aspects, complications and differential diagnosis of the different nervous system diseases of the cattle which include degeneration (toxicity and mineral deficiencies); inflammation due to prion, viral, bacterial, fungal, protozoal or parasitic infections;...

Author(s)
Buergelt, C. D.; Clark, E. G.; Del Piero, F.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781780646718)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Effects of maternal depression and antidepressant therapy on the neurobehavioural development of rat offspring.

Author(s)
Dubovicky, M.; Bögi, E.; Belovičová, K.; Koprdová, R.; Mach, M.
ISBN
2017 CABI (H ISBN 9781786394583)
Type
Book chapter; Conference paper
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Cover for Lyme borreliosis: the European perspective.

This chapter first outlines the history of Lyme disease, which can be divided rather scholastically into 3 periods: the pre-antibiotic phase (first), the penicillin phase (second), and the discovery of Borrelia burgdorferi in Ixodes scapularis (third phase). It then reviews the epidemiology of Lyme ...

Author(s)
Strle, F.; Stanek, G.; Strle, K.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786392077)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Parasites of the eye and nervous system.

This chapter focuses on parasitic infections of the eyes and nervous system of dogs and cats, such as thelaziosis, encephalitozoonosis, neosporosis and toxoplasmosis. Their aetiology, transmission, clinical features, diagnosis, treatment (mechanical removal, drug therapy), prevention and zoonotic...

Author(s)
Elsheikha, H. M.; Wright, I.; McGarry, J.
ISBN
2018 CAB International (H ISBN 9781786394040)
Type
Book chapter

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