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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 Parasites of cattle and sheep: a practical guide to their biology and control.

This book contains 19 chapters that discuss parasitic gastroenteritis, coccidiosis, lungworm infections, ectoparasites in cattle and sheep, tapeworm infections, liver and rumen fluke, tick-borne diseases, responsible usage of parasiticides, and grazing management and practical implementation of...

Author(s)
Forbes, A. B.
ISBN
2021 CAB International (H ISBN 9781789245158)
Type
Book
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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 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
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Cover for Climate change and infectious fish diseases.

This book contains topics on the role of climatic factors on the epidemiology, prevalence, distribution, prevention and control of fish diseases. The 25 chapters that are divided into three main parts that discuss freshwater ecosystems and biological sequestrations of atmospheric carbon dioxide;...

Author(s)
Woo, P. T. K.; Leong, J. A.; Buchmann, K.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789243277)
Type
Book
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Cover for Amoebiosis (<i xmlns="http://www.w3.org/1999/xhtml">Neoparamoeba perurans</i>).

This book chapter discusses the various aspects of amoebiosis caused by Neoparamoeba perurans: description of the disease, causative agent, risk factors, diagnostic techniques, transmission, population dynamics of the reservoir hosts, disease control and prevention, and development of...

Author(s)
Sokołowska, J.; Nowak, B. F.
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 Livestock genetics and breeding.

This chapter describes the contributions of the International Livestock Research Institute's (ILRI) to animal breeding. The specific topics include the genetic characterization and history of livestock, breeding technologies, genetic improvement of indigenous livestock, tools and methods for...

Author(s)
Rege, J. E. O.; Ochieng, J.; Hanotte, O.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241853)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Tsetse and trypanosomiasis control in West Africa, Uganda and Ethiopia: ILRI's role in the field.

This book chapter was to tackle the mission of International Laboratory for Research on Animal Disease (ILRAD): discuss AAT and East Coast fever. As a result, a large body of research on AAT was conducted over 30 years: genetics, breeding and immunology research. This chapter reviews the earlier...

Author(s)
Grace, D.; Patel, E.; Randolph, T. F.
ISBN
2020 CABI (H ISBN 9781789241853)
Type
Book chapter
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Cover for Biosecurity measures for dog merchants and canine breeding kennels.

This chapter discussed general biosecurity guidelines for dog breeders, owners and traders as well as in dog breeding kennels giving considerations on both external and internal biosecurity.

Author(s)
Dendoncker, P. A.; Rooster, H. de; Abma, E.; Wydooghe, E.; Dewulf, J.
ISBN
2019 CABI (H ISBN 9781789245684)
Type
Book chapter

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