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Coccidiosis in Livestock, Poultry, Companion Animals, and Humans

Coccidiosis in Livestock, Poultry, Companion Animals, and Humans (Hardback)

Edited by Dubey, J. P.

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Coccidiosis is one of the most important diseases of livestock, particularly poultry, with billions of dollars spent on prevention worldwide. The disease is so important and pervasive that until recently all poultry feed was medicated with coccidiostats, mainly antibiotics. With ...the rapid development of drug resistance, the search is on for alternative methods of control of coccidiosis in poultry. With chapters authored by internationally renowned scientists, this book covers coccidiosis in all major livestock species including cattle, sheep and goats. Special emphasis is given to poultry coccidiosis given the significant economic impact, while another chapter looks at intestinal coccidiosis in humans including Cyclospora. Chapters discuss techniques, molecular biology, host-pathogen immunobiology and immunoprophylaxis, genetics and genomics, biology and chemotherapy. Despite an explosion of research in the last 40 years, there has been no new book published discussing conventional coccidiosis for more than 25 years. This comprehensive review therefore answers an urgent need for a book dealing exclusively with conventional coccidia (Eimeria and Isospora). It provides concise, authoritative, up to date information on coccidiosis, with particular attention to research in the last 28 years. This book is essential reading for any practitioner or researcher involved in livestock production, including biologists, veterinarians, parasitologists, and researchers from government, academia and industry.
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ISBN 9780367265922
Released AU 1 Jan 2020
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Format Hardback
In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days

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ISBN-13 9780367265922
Stock Available
Status In stock at publisher; ships 6-12 working days
Publisher Taylor & Francis Ltd
Imprint CRC Press
Released 1 Jan 2020
Publication Country United Kingdom United Kingdom
Format Hardback
Author(s) Edited by Dubey, J. P.
Category Epidemiology & Medical Statistics
Molecular Biology
Zoology & Animal Sciences
Agricultural Science
Veterinary Science: Large Animals (Domestic / Farm)
Veterinary Bacteriology, Virology, Parasitology
Natural History, Country Life & Pets
Number of Pages 380
Dimensions Width: 216mm
Height: 279mm
Dewey Code 636.0896936
Weight 454g
Interest Age 16+ years
Reading Age 16+ years
Library of Congress Coccidiosis in animals, Coccidiosis
NBS Text Veterinary Science
ONIX Text Professional and scholarly