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Marek’s disease. 
Main challenges in poultry farming
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Main challenges in poultry farming

Marek’s disease. Main challenges in poultry farming

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Atlas entirely dedicated to infectious bursal disease based on a practical and graphic approach of the topic. This handbook has been carried out by highly experienced authors closely involved with this disease in Africa, where its prevalence and incidence are significant. This updated work has been carefully developed including the most essential contents, so that it depicts a valuable tool to cope and control this virus as far as possible. Includes many helpful tips and visual graphic resources provided by the authors to enrich and turn this atlas into a reference in its field. Furthermore, diagnosis and vaccination have been thoroughly explained, highlighting vaccination programmes and types of vaccines. The atlas format helps to make the contents understandable for readers. 

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Atlas entirely dedicated to infectious bursal disease based on a practical and graphic approach of the topic. This handbook has been carried out by highly experienced authors closely involved with this disease in Africa, where its prevalence and incidence are significant. This updated work has been carefully developed including the most essential contents, so that it depicts a valuable tool to cope and control this virus as far as possible. Includes many helpful tips and visual graphic resources provided by the authors to enrich and turn this atlas into a reference in its field. Furthermore, diagnosis and vaccination have been thoroughly explained, highlighting vaccination programmes and types of vaccines. The atlas format helps to make the contents understandable and affordable for the readers.

Authors:

EMMANUEL BARAZA SASITA BSc, MSc, PhD (currently involved).

Bachelor of Science in Biomedical Laboratory Technology and MSc in Molecular Biology and Biotechnology both from the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine of Makerere University. Currently, he is pursuing his PhD in virology. He has done recently a publication related to the prevalence of infectious bursal disease in local chickens around Kampala (Uganda). Besides, he works as academic writer, editor and reviewer. He works for academia-research based in USA as well as all writers based in UK. He reviews manuscripts with Microbiology Research International (www.netjournals.org). Currently, he is working in a project about contagious caprine pleuropneumonia at International Livestock Research Institute.

Table of Contents:

1. Aetiology

Overview

IBD virus (IBDV)

Classification

Viral protein structure and function

IBDV particle

Genome

Gene expression

Replication

2. Importance

History

Current status in the world

Economic significance

Poultry production and its contributions

Effects on poultry

Impact on food security

How IBDV causes disease and death

3. Epidemiology

Distribution and persistence

Geographical distribution

Serological survey

IBD status

New epidemiological situation

Morbidity and mortality

Characteristics in the environment

4. Pathology

Type of birds at risk

Transmission

Incubation period

Pathogenesis

Potential risk of spread through trade

5. Clinical signs

Factors influencing disease severity

Clinical signs associated with acute

disease

Classical form

Immunosuppressive form

Acute form

What next after subclinical infection

Relationship between clinical signs and

diagnosis

6. Diagnosis and treatment

Clinical and differential diagnosis

Histological diagnosis

Post-mortem examination

Serological diagnosis

Molecular identification and

characterization

Sampling

7. Prevention and control

Disinfection

Vaccination

Vaccination programmes

Routes of vaccine administration

Categories of IBD vaccines

Advices for vaccinating chickens

8. Actions to take

Measures taken to reduce morbidity and

mortality during an outbreak

Recommended actions after an

outbreak

9. References

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Author
Mohamed Faizal Abdul-Careem
Trim size
17 x 11 cm
Pub date
2014
Product type
Softcover
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Marek’s disease. Main challenges in poultry farming

Atlas entirely dedicated to infectious bursal disease based on a practical and graphic approach of the topic. This handbook has been carried out by highly experienced authors closely involved with this disease in Africa, where its prevalence and incidence are significant. This updated work has been carefully developed including the most essential contents, so that it depicts a valuable tool to cope and control this virus as far as possible. Includes many helpful tips and visual graphic resources provided by the authors to enrich and turn this atlas into a reference in its field. Furthermore, diagnosis and vaccination have been thoroughly explained, highlighting vaccination programmes and types of vaccines. The atlas format helps to make the contents understandable for readers. 

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