Advancements and Technologies in Pig and Poultry Bacterial Disease Control

Advancements and Technologies in Pig and Poultry Bacterial Disease Control
Author: Neil Foster,Ilias Kyriazakis,Paul Barrow
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 276
Release: 2021-08-21
ISBN 10: 0128182385
ISBN 13: 9780128182383
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Advancements and Technologies in Pig and Poultry Bacterial Disease Control Book Review:

Advancements and Technologies in Pig and Poultry Bacterial Disease Control provides the most up-to-date knowledge on the tools and technologies used in the economics, prevention, monitoring and control of the most important bacterial diseases in these two important livestock species. Written by international experts in veterinary medicine, veterinary science, agricultural economics and environmental monitoring, this book provides state-of-the-art information regarding the application of technology to the prevention and control of bacterial disease in pigs and poultry. It presents the most up-to-date information on the major bacterial pathogens, why they are important, their epidemiology, pathogenesis and molecular basis of their virulence. Additional sections examine how genomic sequencing addresses the development of disease biomarkers for faster and highly specific diagnosis and how next generation sequencing can identify good and bad microflora. This book will be a valuable resource for veterinarians, epidemiologists, animal scientists, technologists, and researchers studying precision livestock farming. Students in veterinary, animal science and bio-science courses will also find it useful for its coverage of diseases and monitoring tools. Highlights crossover technologies from human to veterinary medicine, including the use of bioinformatics and genomics for disease prevention Uses results from the EU FP7-funded ProHealth project, the largest of its type ever awarded by the EU Examines how genomic analysis via next generation sequencing and microarray platforms can be exploited to develop novel biomarkers of bacterial disease in animals Reports on novel environmental monitoring tools and their use in determining disease threshold levels within herds and flocks

World Livestock 2013

World Livestock 2013
Author: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations
Publsiher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Total Pages: 130
Release: 2018-08-22
ISBN 10: 9251079277
ISBN 13: 9789251079270
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

World Livestock 2013 Book Review:

The World Livestock 2013: Changing disease landscapes looks at the evidence of changing disease dynamics involving livestock and explores three key areas: the Pressure, including drivers and risk factors that contribute to disease emergence, spread and persistence; the State, describing the disease dynamics that result from the Pressure and their subsequent impact; and the Response, required both to adapt and improve the State and to mitigate the Pressure. The report argues that a comprehensive approach for the promotion of global health is needed to face the complexities of the changing disease landscapes, giving greater emphasis on agro-ecological resilience, protection of biodiversity and efficient use of natural resources to ensure safer food supply chains, particularly in areas worst afflicted by poverty and animal diseases. Speeding up response times by early detection and reaction – including improved policies that address disease drivers – is key. Forging a safer, healthier world requires engagement in the One Health approach, which involves all relevant actors and disciplines spanning animal, human and environmental health sectors.

Critical Role of Animal Science Research in Food Security and Sustainability

Critical Role of Animal Science Research in Food Security and Sustainability
Author: National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Sciences,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Policy and Global Affairs,Science and Technology for Sustainability Program,Committee on Considerations for the Future of Animal Science Research
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 436
Release: 2015-03-31
ISBN 10: 0309316472
ISBN 13: 9780309316477
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Critical Role of Animal Science Research in Food Security and Sustainability Book Review:

By 2050 the world's population is projected to grow by one-third, reaching between 9 and 10 billion. With globalization and expected growth in global affluence, a substantial increase in per capita meat, dairy, and fish consumption is also anticipated. The demand for calories from animal products will nearly double, highlighting the critical importance of the world's animal agriculture system. Meeting the nutritional needs of this population and its demand for animal products will require a significant investment of resources as well as policy changes that are supportive of agricultural production. Ensuring sustainable agricultural growth will be essential to addressing this global challenge to food security. Critical Role of Animal Science Research in Food Security and Sustainability identifies areas of research and development, technology, and resource needs for research in the field of animal agriculture, both nationally and internationally. This report assesses the global demand for products of animal origin in 2050 within the framework of ensuring global food security; evaluates how climate change and natural resource constraints may impact the ability to meet future global demand for animal products in sustainable production systems; and identifies factors that may impact the ability of the United States to meet demand for animal products, including the need for trained human capital, product safety and quality, and effective communication and adoption of new knowledge, information, and technologies. The agricultural sector worldwide faces numerous daunting challenges that will require innovations, new technologies, and new ways of approaching agriculture if the food, feed, and fiber needs of the global population are to be met. The recommendations of Critical Role of Animal Science Research in Food Security and Sustainability will inform a new roadmap for animal science research to meet the challenges of sustainable animal production in the 21st century.

The Use of Drugs in Food Animals

The Use of Drugs in Food Animals
Author: National Research Council,Board on Agriculture,Panel on Animal Health, Food Safety, and Public Health,Committee on Drug Use in Food Animals
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 276
Release: 1999-02-12
ISBN 10: 0309054346
ISBN 13: 9780309054348
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Use of Drugs in Food Animals Book Review:

The use of drugs in food animal production has resulted in benefits throughout the food industry; however, their use has also raised public health safety concerns. The Use of Drugs in Food Animals provides an overview of why and how drugs are used in the major food-producing animal industries--poultry, dairy, beef, swine, and aquaculture. The volume discusses the prevalence of human pathogens in foods of animal origin. It also addresses the transfer of resistance in animal microbes to human pathogens and the resulting risk of human disease. The committee offers analysis and insight into these areas Monitoring of drug residues. The book provides a brief overview of how the FDA and USDA monitor drug residues in foods of animal origin and describes quality assurance programs initiated by the poultry, dairy, beef, and swine industries. Antibiotic resistance. The committee reports what is known about this controversial problem and its potential effect on human health. The volume also looks at how drug use may be minimized with new approaches in genetics, nutrition, and animal management. November

When Antibiotics Fail

When Antibiotics Fail
Author: The Expert Panel on the Potential Socio-Economic Impacts of Antimicrobial Resistance in Canada
Publsiher: Council of Canadian Academies
Total Pages: 268
Release: 2019-11-12
ISBN 10: 1926522753
ISBN 13: 9781926522753
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

When Antibiotics Fail Book Review:

When Antibiotics Fail examines the current impacts of AMR on our healthcare system, projects the future impact on Canada’s GDP, and looks at how widespread resistance will influence the day-to-day lives of Canadians. The report examines these issues through a One Health lens, recognizing the interconnected nature of AMR, from healthcare settings to the environment to the agriculture sector. It is the most comprehensive report to date on the economic impact of AMR in Canada.

Recent Advances in Animal Virology

Recent Advances in Animal Virology
Author: Yashpal Singh Malik,Raj Kumar Singh,Mahendra Pal Yadav
Publsiher: Springer Nature
Total Pages: 471
Release: 2019-11-14
ISBN 10: 9811390738
ISBN 13: 9789811390739
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Recent Advances in Animal Virology Book Review:

This book discusses the prominence and implication of the viral diseases that are a major threat to animals around the globe. A number of these diseases have also shown links with human populations, which has implications for public health. This book offers detailed and up-to-date information on viral diseases in livestock and poultry that were and/or are still a problem. Including cutting-edge developments, it also highlights several landmark contributions in the field of virology from India. Additionally, the book features tables and figures showing important clinical data and recommendations, with references for further information. It also explores the economic impact of viral diseases for farmers and the livestock industry, providing several examples. Further, it presents the latest information on viral diseases in global context, with a focus on state-of-art, molecular tools for the development of diagnostics, prophylactics and therapeutics. Lastly, the book also describes the challenges posed by the emerging and transboundary viral infections and our preparedness to counter them.

Mycoplasmas in Swine

Mycoplasmas in Swine
Author: Dominiek Maes,Marina Sibila,Maria Pieters
Publsiher: CABI
Total Pages: 344
Release: 2021-03-12
ISBN 10: 1789249945
ISBN 13: 9781789249941
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Mycoplasmas in Swine Book Review:

Swine can be infected with many different mycoplasmas. Some are important pathogens, causing significant health and welfare issues in pigs and major losses to the swine industry worldwide. Other mycoplasmas are not pathogenic for swine and can be considered commensals. This book provides up-to-date scientific, clinical and practical information of the most important pathogenic mycoplasmas in swine. Most emphasis has been placed on Mycoplasma hyopneumoniae as the most economically important, but other pathogenic species like Mycoplasma hyorhinis, Mycoplasma hyosynoviae and Mycoplasma suis are also discussed. Written by internationally renowned scientists and clinicians from all over the world, this book draws together in depth knowledge, expertise and experience in swine mycoplasmas to provide an evidence-based, academically rigorous and practical collection. It aims to serve the scientific and veterinary community and the swine industry worldwide.

The Evolving Threat of Antimicrobial Resistance

The Evolving Threat of Antimicrobial Resistance
Author: World Health Organization
Publsiher: Unknown
Total Pages: 119
Release: 2012
ISBN 10: 9789241503181
ISBN 13: 9241503181
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Evolving Threat of Antimicrobial Resistance Book Review:

Subject: Antibiotic resistance development is a natural process of adaption leading to a limited lifespan of antibiotics. Unnecessary and inappropriate use of antibiotics favours the emergence and spread of resistant bacteria. A crisis has been building up over decades, so that today common and life-threatening infections are becoming difficult or even impossible to treat. It is time to take much stronger action worldwide to avert an ever increasing health and economic burden. A new WHO publication "The evolving threat of antimicrobial resistance--Options for action" describes examples of policy activities that have addressed AMR in different parts of the world. The aim is to raise awareness and to stimulate further coordinated efforts

Emerging Technologies to Benefit Farmers in Sub Saharan Africa and South Asia

Emerging Technologies to Benefit Farmers in Sub Saharan Africa and South Asia
Author: National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Committee on a Study of Technologies to Benefit Farmers in Africa and South Asia
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 292
Release: 2009-02-21
ISBN 10: 0309124948
ISBN 13: 9780309124942
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Technologies to Benefit Farmers in Sub Saharan Africa and South Asia Book Review:

Increased agricultural productivity is a major stepping stone on the path out of poverty in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia, but farmers there face tremendous challenges improving production. Poor soil, inefficient water use, and a lack of access to plant breeding resources, nutritious animal feed, high quality seed, and fuel and electricity-combined with some of the most extreme environmental conditions on Earth-have made yields in crop and animal production far lower in these regions than world averages. Emerging Technologies to Benefit Farmers in Sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia identifies sixty emerging technologies with the potential to significantly improve agricultural productivity in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia. Eighteen technologies are recommended for immediate development or further exploration. Scientists from all backgrounds have an opportunity to become involved in bringing these and other technologies to fruition. The opportunities suggested in this book offer new approaches that can synergize with each other and with many other activities to transform agriculture in sub-Saharan Africa and South Asia.

Enzymes in Poultry and Swine Nutrition

Enzymes in Poultry and Swine Nutrition
Author: R. R. Marquardt,Z. Han
Publsiher: IDRC
Total Pages: 142
Release: 1997
ISBN 10: 088936821X
ISBN 13: 9780889368217
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Enzymes in Poultry and Swine Nutrition Book Review:

Enzymes in Poultry and Swine Nutrition: Proceedings of the First Chinese Symposium on Feed Enzymes, Nanjing, PRC

Critical Needs for Research in Veterinary Science

Critical Needs for Research in Veterinary Science
Author: National Research Council,Division on Earth and Life Studies,Board on Agriculture and Natural Resources,Committee on the National Needs for Research in Veterinary Science
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 238
Release: 2005-10-18
ISBN 10: 9780309164986
ISBN 13: 0309164982
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Critical Needs for Research in Veterinary Science Book Review:

Research in veterinary science is critical for the health and well-being of animals, including humans. Food safety, emerging infectious diseases, the development of new therapies, and the possibility of bioterrorism are examples of issues addressed by veterinary science that have an impact on both human and animal health. However, there is a lack of scientists engaged in veterinary research. Too few veterinarians pursue research careers, and there is a shortage of facilities and funding for conducting research. This report identifies questions and issues that veterinary research can help to address, and discusses the scientific expertise and infrastructure needed to meet the most critical research needs. The report finds that there is an urgent need to provide adequate resources for investigators, training programs, and facilities involved in veterinary research.

The Plague Year

The Plague Year
Author: Lawrence Wright
Publsiher: Knopf
Total Pages: 336
Release: 2021
ISBN 10: 0593320727
ISBN 13: 9780593320723
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

The Plague Year Book Review:

Beginning with the absolutely critical first moments of the outbreak in China, and ending with an epilogue on the vaccine rollout and the unprecedented events between the election of Joseph Biden and his inauguration, Lawrence Wright's The Plague Year surges forward with essential information--and fascinating historical parallels--examining the medical, economic, political, and social ramifications of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Improving Food Safety Through a One Health Approach

Improving Food Safety Through a One Health Approach
Author: Institute of Medicine,Board on Global Health,Forum on Microbial Threats
Publsiher: National Academies Press
Total Pages: 418
Release: 2012-10-10
ISBN 10: 0309259339
ISBN 13: 9780309259330
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Improving Food Safety Through a One Health Approach Book Review:

Globalization of the food supply has created conditions favorable for the emergence, reemergence, and spread of food-borne pathogens-compounding the challenge of anticipating, detecting, and effectively responding to food-borne threats to health. In the United States, food-borne agents affect 1 out of 6 individuals and cause approximately 48 million illnesses, 128,000 hospitalizations, and 3,000 deaths each year. This figure likely represents just the tip of the iceberg, because it fails to account for the broad array of food-borne illnesses or for their wide-ranging repercussions for consumers, government, and the food industry-both domestically and internationally. A One Health approach to food safety may hold the promise of harnessing and integrating the expertise and resources from across the spectrum of multiple health domains including the human and veterinary medical and plant pathology communities with those of the wildlife and aquatic health and ecology communities. The IOM's Forum on Microbial Threats hosted a public workshop on December 13 and 14, 2011 that examined issues critical to the protection of the nation's food supply. The workshop explored existing knowledge and unanswered questions on the nature and extent of food-borne threats to health. Participants discussed the globalization of the U.S. food supply and the burden of illness associated with foodborne threats to health; considered the spectrum of food-borne threats as well as illustrative case studies; reviewed existing research, policies, and practices to prevent and mitigate foodborne threats; and, identified opportunities to reduce future threats to the nation's food supply through the use of a "One Health" approach to food safety. Improving Food Safety Through a One Health Approach: Workshop Summary covers the events of the workshop and explains the recommendations for future related workshops.

Epidemiology Diagnosis and Control of Poultry Parasites

Epidemiology  Diagnosis  and Control of Poultry Parasites
Author: Anders Permin,Jorgen W. Hansen
Publsiher: Food & Agriculture Organization of the UN (FAO)
Total Pages: 160
Release: 1998
ISBN 10: 1928374650XXX
ISBN 13: UOM:39015057640156
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

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Emerging Foodborne Pathogens

Emerging Foodborne Pathogens
Author: Y Motarjemi,M. Adams
Publsiher: Woodhead Publishing
Total Pages: 656
Release: 2006-05-30
ISBN 10: 1845691393
ISBN 13: 9781845691394
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Emerging Foodborne Pathogens Book Review:

Developments such as the increasing globalisation of the food industry, new technologies and products, and changes in the susceptibility of populations to disease, have all highlighted the problem of emerging pathogens. Pathogens may be defined as emerging in a number of ways. They can be newly-discovered, linked for the first time to disease in humans or to a particular food. A pathogen may also be defined as emerging when significant new strains emerge from an existing pathogen, or if the incidence of a pathogen increases dramatically. This important book discusses some of the major emerging pathogens and how they can be identified, tracked and controlled so that they do not pose a risk to consumers. After an introductory chapter, Emerging foodborne pathogens is split into two parts. The first part deals with how pathogens evolve, surveillance methods in the USA and Europe, risk assessment techniques and the use of food safety objectives. The second part of the book looks at individual pathogens, their characteristics, methods of detection and methods of control. These include: Arcobacter; Campylobacter; Trematodes and helminths; emerging strains of E. coli; Hepatitis viruses; Prion diseases; Vibrios; Yersinia; Listeria; Helicobacter pylori; Enterobacteriaceae; Campylobacter; Mycobacterium paratuberculosis; and enterocci. Emerging foodborne pathogens is a standard reference for microbiologists and QA staff in the food industry, and food safety scientists working in governments and the research community. Discusses identification issues Looks at surveillance methods and the tracking of viruses Looks at individual pathogens in detail

Diseases of Swine

Diseases of Swine
Author: Jeffrey J. Zimmerman,Locke A. Karriker,Alejandro Ramirez,Kent J. Schwartz,Gregory W. Stevenson,Jianqiang Zhang
Publsiher: John Wiley & Sons
Total Pages: 1136
Release: 2019-03-25
ISBN 10: 1119350905
ISBN 13: 9781119350903
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Diseases of Swine Book Review:

Provides a fully revised Eleventh Edition of the definitive reference to swine health and disease Diseases of Swine has been the definitive reference on swine health and disease for over 60 years. This new edition has been completely revised to include the latest information, developments, and research in the field. Now with full color images throughout, this comprehensive and authoritative resource has been redesigned for improved consistency and readability, with a reorganized format for more intuitive access to information. Diseases of Swine covers a wide range of essential topics on swine production, health, and management, with contributions from more than 100 of the foremost international experts in the field. This revised edition makes the information easy to find and includes expanded information on welfare and behavior. A key reference for anyone involved in the swine industry, Diseases of Swine, Eleventh Edition: Presents a thorough revision to the gold-standard reference on pig health and disease Features full color images throughout the book Includes information on the most current advances in the field Provides comprehensive information on swine welfare and behavior Offers a reorganized format to make the information more accessible Written for veterinarians, academicians, students, and individuals and agencies responsible for swine health and public health, Diseases of Swine, Eleventh Edition is an essential guide to swine health.

Challenges to Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance Economic and Policy Responses

Challenges to Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance Economic and Policy Responses
Author: OECD,World Health Organization
Publsiher: OECD Publishing
Total Pages: 250
Release: 2020-04-01
ISBN 10: 1108864120
ISBN 13: 9781108864121
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Challenges to Tackling Antimicrobial Resistance Economic and Policy Responses Book Review:

Antimicrobial resistance (AMR) is a biological mechanism whereby a microorganism evolves over time to develop the ability to become resistant to antimicrobial therapies such as antibiotics. The drivers of and potential solutions to AMR are complex, often spanning multiple sectors. The internationally recognized response to AMR advocates for a ‘One Health’ approach, which requires policies to be developed and implemented across human, animal, and environmental health.

Livestock s Long Shadow

Livestock s Long Shadow
Author: Henning Steinfeld,Pierre Gerber,T. D. Wassenaar,Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations,Vincent Castel,Mauricio Rosales,Mauricio Rosales M.,Cees de Haan
Publsiher: Food & Agriculture Org.
Total Pages: 390
Release: 2006
ISBN 10: 9789251055717
ISBN 13: 9251055718
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Livestock s Long Shadow Book Review:

"The assessment builds on the work of the Livestock, Environment and Development (LEAD) Initiative"--Pref.

Veterinary Hematology E Book

Veterinary Hematology   E Book
Author: John W. Harvey
Publsiher: Elsevier Health Sciences
Total Pages: 368
Release: 2011-12-20
ISBN 10: 1437723608
ISBN 13: 9781437723601
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Veterinary Hematology E Book Book Review:

Combining essential hematology content with the diagnostic features of an atlas, Veterinary Hematology: A Diagnostic Guide and Color Atlas delivers all the information you need to accurately assess and diagnose the blood diseases of common domestic animals — including dogs, cats, horses, cattle, sheep, goats, pigs, and llamas. This all-in-one resource utilizes a clinically-oriented and user-friendly approach to guide you through the processes of selecting relevant diagnostic tests, collecting and preparing samples, interpreting sample results, and determining their clinical significance. High-resolution photomicrographs, full-color illustrations, and excellent schematic drawings, tables, and quick-reference algorithms help you clearly visualize these concepts and procedures. Two books in one gives you the information of a user-friendly, clinical textbook and the diagnostic features of a color atlas in a single reference. Practical, clinically-relevant text is comprehensive and yet concise in its delivery of vital information such as: Principles and procedures that are employed in recognizing normal, abnormal, and artifactual features of blood and bone marrow samples and developing accurate diagnoses Common cytochemical stains and summary charts for interpretation Sample collection, staining procedures, and diagnostic techniques Differentiating features of malignant and benign hematologic disorders Miscellaneous cells and blood parasites and their significance in the evaluation of blood smears Hematopoietic and non-hematopoietic neoplasms High- resolution photomicrographs and excellent schematic drawings, tables, boxes and quick-reference algorithms aid your understanding of basic clinical concepts and differential diagnostic considerations. Over 800 full-color illustrations help you clearly visualize the concepts and clinical features of the blood and bone marrow — from normal cell maturation to the development of various pathologies.

Diagnostic Procedure in Veterinary Bacteriology and Mycology

Diagnostic Procedure in Veterinary Bacteriology and Mycology
Author: Grace R. Carter,John R. Cole, Jr.
Publsiher: Academic Press
Total Pages: 620
Release: 2012-12-02
ISBN 10: 0323138187
ISBN 13: 9780323138185
Language: EN, FR, DE, ES & NL

Diagnostic Procedure in Veterinary Bacteriology and Mycology Book Review:

This new edition of a standard reference includes classical methods and information on newer technologies, such as DNA hybridization and monoclonal antibodies.