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Avian gut function in health and disease / edited by G.C. Perry, Department of Clinical Veterinary Science, University of Bristol, UK.

Perry, G. C. (Graham C.), (editor.). C.A.B. International, (issuing body.). Poultry Science Symposium 2005 : Bristol, UK), (28th : issuing body. (Added Author).
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Subject: Poultry > Digestive organs > Congresses.
Gastrointestinal system > Congresses.
Poultry > Diseases > Congresses.
Antibiotics in animal nutrition > Congresses.
Genre: Electronic books.

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  • Physical Description: 1 online resource (xiv, 417 pages) : illustrations, charts.
  • Publisher: Wallingford, Oxfordshire, UK : CABI, 2006.

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General Note: Proceedings from the 28th symposium in a series organized by the UK branch of the World's Poultry Science Association.
Bibliography, etc. Note: Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note: History and Current Use of Feed Additives in the European Union : Legislative and Practical Aspects / R.A.H.M. ten Doeschate and H. Raine -- Poultry Nutrition without Pronutrient Antibiotics / G.D. Rosen -- Early Development of Small Intestinal Function / Z. Uni -- Absorptive Function of the Small Intestine : Adaptations Meeting Demand / M.A. Mitchell and M. Moretó -- Epithelial Structure and Function in the Hen Lower Intestine / G. Laverty, V.S. Elbrønd, S.S. Árnason and E. Skadhauge -- Immunological Development of the Avian Gut / R.K. Beal, C. Powers, T.F. Davison and A.L. Smith -- Molecular Approaches to the Analysis of Gastrointestinal Microbial Ecosystems / H.J. Flint, E.C.M. Leitch, S.H. Duncan, A.W. Walker, A.J. Patterson, M.T. Rincon, K.P. Scott and P. Louis -- Microbes of the Chicken Gastrointestinal Tract / J. Apajalahti and A. Kettunen -- Mechanisms of Pathogen Control in the Avian Gastrointestinal Tract / A.M. Donoghue, M.B. Farnell, K. Cole and D.J. Donoghue -- Effect of Non-starch Polysaccharidases on Avian Gastrointestinal Function / M.R. Bedford -- Effects of Amino Acid and Protein Supply on Nutrition and Health / M.T. Kidd and A. Corzo -- The Role of Feed Processing on Gastrointestinal Function and Health in Poultry / B. Svihus -- Wet Litter : its Causes and Prevention and the Role of Nutrition / S.R. Collett -- Micronutrient Supply : Influence on Gut Health and Immunity / K.C. Klasing -- Virally Induced Gastrointestinal Diseases of Chickens and Turkeys / J.S. Guy -- The Gastrointestinal Tract as a Port of Entry for Bacterial Infections in Poultry / J.P. Christensen, M.S. Chadfield, J.E. Olsen and M. Bisgaard -- Parasite Genetics, Protection and Antigen Identification / D.P. Blake, M.W. Shirley and A.L. Smith -- Developments and Pitfalls of Feed Acidification in Controlling Gut Pathogens in Poultry, with Emphasis on Salmonella / F. van Immerseel, I. Gantois, L. Bohez, L. Timbermont, F. Boyen, I. Hautefort, J.C.D. Hinton, F. Pasmans, F. Haesebrouck and R. Ducatelle -- Competitive Exclusion in Poultry Production / C. Schneitz -- Campylobacters and their Bacteriophage in Poultry / P.L. Connerton and I.F. Connerton -- Breeding for Disease Resistance / S.C. Bishop -- The EU Perspective on the Monitoring of Zoonoses and Zoonotic Agents / S. Idei -- Gut Problems : the Field Experience and What it Means to the Poultry Farmer / S.A. Lister.
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Abstract: This book contains conference proceedings of the 28th Poultry Science Symposium of the World's Poultry Science Association held in Bristol, UK, in September 2005. It focuses on the discontinued use of antibiotics in poultry and on the interactions between the birds, dietary factors and pathogens. The 23 chapters include the history, current use and legislative aspects of feed additives in the European Union; poultry nutrition without antibiotics; early development of the small intestinal function; absorptive function of the small intestine; epithelial structure and function of the hen intestine; immunological development of the gut; molecular approaches to the analysis of the gastrointestinal microbial ecosystems; microbial flora of the chicken digestive tract; mechanisms of pathogen control in the digestive tract; effect of nonstarch polysaccharidases on gastrointestinal function; effects of amino acid and protein supply on nutrition and health; the role of feed processing on gastrointestinal function and health in poultry; the causes, prevention and the role of nutrition in the production of wet litter; influence of gut health and immunity on micronutrient supply; virus-induced gastrointestinal diseases of chickens and turkeys; the digestive tract as an entry point for bacterial infections; Eimeria spp. genetics, protection and antigen identification; developments and constraints of feed acidification in controlling gut pathogens in poultry, with an emphasis on Salmonella spp., competitive exclusion in poultry production; Campylobacter spp. and their bacteriophages in poultry; breeding for disease resistance; The EU perspective on the monitoring of zoonoses and zoonotic agents and the significance of gastrointestinal problems to poultry farmers. This book will be of interest to researchers in food science and veterinary medicine, decision makers and poultry farmers.
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Source of Description Note: Title from PDF title page (viewed September 4, 2013).
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