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Wildlife Disease Risk Analysis
Manual of Procedures & Guidelines

Author(s) : IUCN & OIE; Ed. 2014

The Manual of Procedures and the Guidelines provide practical guides that will be useful to the growing and diverse range of professionals, policy-makers and decision-makers faced with the social, political and technical complexities assessment and management of wildlife associated disease risk scenarios.

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Bee health and Veterinarians

Author(s) : Wolfgang Ritter ; Ed. 2014

Maintaining bee health is a central responsibility in beekeeping, for both professional and amateur beekeepers, because only healthy bees are able to pollinate successfully and achieve a good honey harvest. Bee losses have become an increasingly serious problem throughout the world. Expected end Sept. 2014.

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Pictorial guide to the diagnosis of glanders

Author(s) : OIE; Ed. 2012

Glanders is a contagious and life-threatening disease of horses, donkeys and mules caused by Burkholderia mallei which can be transmitted to humans. Susceptibility to glanders has been demonstrated in wild felines, camels, bears, wolves and dogs. This brochure on glanders shows valuable images of clinical signs, post mortem lesions as well as histology and microbiological pictures. These images will serve as a useful tool to veterinarians and other interested people in understanding and diagnosing this zoonosis. It may also help to eradicate the disease from our globe.

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Atlas of Transboundary Animal Diseases

Author(s) : P. Fernandez, W. White; Ed.: 2011

The Atlas of Transboundary Animal Diseases is intended to assist Veterinary Service field staffs involved in animal disease surveillance and diagnostics in identifying important transboundary diseases of livestock. The focus of this publication is on key images of clinical signs and post mortem lesions associated with 29 OIE notifiable animal diseases supplemented by basic disease information from the OIE technical disease cards. Input for this consolidated reference volume comes from OIE's global network of veterinary epidemiologists and diagnostic experts and the support of APHIS-USDA.

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Handbook on Import Risk Analysis for Animals and Animal Products
Introduction and qualitative risk analysis

Author(s) : OIE; Volume I; Ed. 2010

Volume 1 Handbook introduces the concepts of import risk analysis and discusses qualitative risk analysis. The provision of tested practical examples makes it a useful training tool.

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Handbook on Import Risk Analysis for Animals and Animal Products
Quantitative risk analysis

Author(s) : OIE; Volume II; Ed.: 2004

The handbook will provide practical guidance to Veterinary Services confronted with the need to analyse the risks posed by imports, to ensure that stakeholders, risk analysts and decision-makers can be confident that the disease risks posed have been identified and can be managed effectively. The handbook will also be useful as a training aid to address the critical need for capacity building in this discipline.

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Wild Mammals
New classification of the Ungulates

Author(s) : A. François, Cl. Guintard & J.-P. Mangin; Ed. 2010

Both scientific and philatelic, Wild Mammals is an original book on hoofed animals. This new classification of animals deserves to be discovered by a wider public.
Bilingual publication: French - English

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Guide for Aquatic Animal Health Surveillance

Author(s) : F. Corsin, M. Georgiadis, K. Larry Hammell, B. Hill; Ed.: 2009

Efficient and reliable surveillance systems generate sound evidence for disease incidence, prevalence and distribution, or for demonstrating disease absence. Science-based decisions regarding the health of aquatic animals rely on the information generated by surveillance programs. This practical handbook about surveillance is intended to be used mainly by Veterinary Services or other Competent Authorities, their staff and experts, for designing, implementing, and evaluating surveillance systems for diseases of relevance for aquatic animals in their country.

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Bluetongue in northern Europe

Author(s) : C. Saegerman, F. Reviriego-Gordejo, P.P. Pastoret; Ed.: 2008

Bluetongue (BT) is an infectious, viral and vector-borne disease of improved breeds of sheep and some species of deer that is of major international importance. The infection is usually unapparent in cattle, which acts as reservoir for the virus. However, some serotypes such as serotype 8 (BTV-8), which recently caused a severe epizootic of BT in northern Europe, exhibit a more important virulence in cattle.

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Trichinellosis: WHO/FAO/OIE Guidelines

Author(s) : J.Dupouy-Camet & K.D. Murell; Ed.: 2007

Guidelines for the surveillance, management, prevention and control of Trichinellosis were developed with the objective of updating scientists, the public, and public health agencies responsible for trichinellosis control and prevention on these new developments and on the latest understanding of trichinellosis. The Guidelines reflect the accumulated knowledge and expertise of many internationally renowned experts on this zoonosis and the contents cover the most recent discoveries and advances in Trichinella biology, systematics, epidemiology, diagnosis, patient management, prevention and control.

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Zoonoses et maladies transmissibles communes à l'homme et aux animaux
 Vols. I, II & III

Author(s) : Pedro N. Acha, Boris Szyfres; Ed.: 2005

Volume I : Bacterioses and mycoses ; Volume II : Chlamydioses, rickettsioses and viroses; Volume III : Parasitoses (sold together)
Most of the recent emerging diseases are of animal origin, and nearly all are potential zoonoses. Over the last decades, nearly one new emerging disease has appeared each year; around 75% of them are zoonotic in nature. Recent West Nile fever and avian influenza epidemics, or the present rabies upsurge in Eastern Europe, bear witness to the vitality of emerging diseases the world over.

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Taeniosis - cysticercosis: WHO-FAO-OIE Guidelines

Author(s) : K.D. Murrell; Ed.: 2004

The WHO/FAO/OIE Guidelines for the Surveillance, Prevention and Control of Taenisosis and Cysticercosis is a compilation of the knowledge and valuable expertise of a great many internationally recognised experts on this zoonosis, accumulated over more than a hundred years of research. With out this knowledge base, effective and proven recommendations for diagnosis, treatment, prevention and control will not be possible.

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Livestock Trypanosomoses and Vectors in Latin America

Author(s) : M. Desquesnes; Ed.: 2004

This study of livestock trypanosomoses in Latin America, the first of its kind, provides an overview of the situation as it was between 1990 and 1995, and will serve as a benchmark for future studies and comparisons. The study’s appraisal of mechanical vectors and their harmful effects focuses on the damage that Tabanids can cause, and provides statistics on their impact on the livestock industry. These statistics alone provide sufficient justification for undertaking seasonal strategic control measures against these insects, whose effect on livestock, while often localised and short-lived, has not thus far been given proper consideration.

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Historical Perspective of Rabies in Europe and the Mediterranean Basin

Author(s) : A.A. King, A.R. Fooks, M. Aubert, A.I. Wandeler; Ed.: 2004

Throughout the 20th Century, control strategies for rabies in Europe have significantly reduced the human burden of disease. Rabies has been successfully eradicated from many European countries and in this book leading experts describe the various approaches that have been taken.

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Principales maladies infectieuses et parasitaires du bétail: Europe et régions chaudes

Author(s) : J. Blancou, P-C. Lefèvre, R. Chermette; Ed. 2003

Gaston Ramon Award by the French Veterinary Academy. These two volumes are the product of work by top world scientists. Over 130 diseases are presented, most of which are accompanied by very valuable and informative illustrations and photographs. Viral, bacterial, fungal and parasitic diseases of all livestock species, apart from poultry, that are encountered in temperate regions as well as in the hotter areas, such as the Mediterranean Basin, and in countries of the tropics, are discussed in detail. Numerous so-called 'emerging' diseases that threaten to invade temperate areas, or which have already started to do so, are described (bluetongue, African horse sickness, foot and mouth disease, etc.). Available in French only.

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Sydney Olympic Games and Paralympics:
Australia's biosecurity measures

Author(s) : G. Murray; Ed.: 2003

The massive influx of visitors to the Sydney Olympics posed unprecedented biosecurity risks to Australia’s unique quarantine status that required the establishment of specific purpose organisations to administer legislation and more importantly to manage and co-ordinate overall national biosecurity arrangements. Australia did not change its quarantine policies for the purposes of holding the Olympics, rather it introduced a risk management, all-hazards approach that lead to comprehensive and co-operative biosecurity measures involving governments, industry and the community.

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International Standards on Antimicrobial Resistance

Author(s) : OIE; Ed.: 2003

The increasing antimicrobial resistance of important human pathogenic bacteria, and the spread of such bacteria from the closed environment of hospitals into surrounding communities, are increasingly perceived as threats to public health. Any use of antimicrobials, whether in humans, animals, plants or food-processing, may lead to bacterial resistance. The use of antimicrobials in livestock production is thought to significantly contribute to the phenomenon, but little is known about the true causes of antimicrobial resistance. The lack of relevant scientific data means that risk managers must take precautionary measures, even though the underlying causes of public health risks associated with resistant bacteria may not have been adequately identified.

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History of the surveillance and control of transmissible animal diseases

Author(s) : J. Blancou; éd. fr. : 2000; Eng. Ed.: 2003

...a book that is scholarly and exhaustive without being turgid or dull, illuminating and engaging without being superficial or facetious. It really ought to be in the library of every animal disease research establishment, and of course of every veterinary school where one would hope that students as well as staff would peruse it... Veterinary History
This book outlines the history of the surveillance and control of the major transmissible diseases (sheep pox, foot and mouth disease, anthrax, glanders, contagious bovine pleuropneumonia, rinderpest, rabies, tuberculosis, and ecto- and endoparasitic disease), as well as wildlife diseases.

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Risk analysis in aquatic animal health

Author(s) : C.J. Rodgers; Ed.: 2001

This volume is a compilation of the presentations, session discussions and reports of rapporteurs from the OIE International Conference on Risk analysis in aquatic animal health (held in Paris in February 2000). This Conference provided the first opportunity to bring together experts in this important developing discipline. The meeting was held with the objective of provoking international dialogue and providing the latest information to scientists, academics and regulators responsible for developing, evaluating and implementing measures intended to protect aquatic animal health.

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WHO/OIE Manual on Echinococcosis in Humans and Animals: a Public Health Problem of Global Concern

Author(s) : J. Eckert, M.A. Gemmel, F.-X. Meslin & Z.S. Pawlowski; Ed.: 2001

Echinococcosis in humans is a complex of parasitic diseases, caused by larval stages of four species of the cestode genus Echinococcus, which are perpetuated in life-cycles, involving domestic and wild carnivores as definitive hosts and a wide range of mammals (livestock animals, rodents, etc.) as intermediate hosts. Echinococcosis is not only one of the most devastating parasitic diseases of humans, but is also very difficult and costly to treat, control and prevent.

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Technical Series 

Qualitative risk assessment of the spread of foot and mouth disease by international trade in deboned beef, Technical Series Vol. 11

Author(s) : D.J. Paton, M. Sinclair & R. Rodríguez; Ed. 2011

Deboning beef is one of the main measures taken to mitigate the risk of the spread of foot and mouth disease. This timely publication provides a detailed and comprehensive guide to all aspects of this trade.

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Scientific assessment and management of animal pain,
Technical Series Vol. 10

Author(s) : D. Mellor, P. Thornber, D. Bayvel & S. Kahn; Ed.: 2008

Essential reading for everyone involved in animal welfare.
This timely publication covers all aspects of the scientific assessment and management of animal pain, an essential component of animal welfare. 

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