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This special issue discusses the transmission of diseases among livestock to wildlife to man. Topics discussed are: operationalizing a One Health approach to global health challenges; molecules to modelling (Toxoplasma gondii oocysts at the human-animal-environment interface); intersectoral...

Author(s)
Conrad, P. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Comparative Immunology, Microbiology & Infectious Diseases, 2013, 36, 3, pp 211-342
AbstractFull Text

During the year 2009, 47 of the African Union (AU) Member States (MS) submitted their animal disease status reports to AU-IBAR. This was quite an improvement as compared to 44 MS who submitted their reports in 2008. Out of the expected 636 monthly disease reports from all MS, 551 were received as...

Publisher
African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Pan African Animal Health Yearbook, 2009, 2009, pp ix + 32 + XIV pp.
Abstract

This book was published to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the Tick Research Unit (founded 1971) of Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa. The 14 chapters cover various aspects of the biology and control of ticks and the diseases they transmit, with a decidedly African (or southern...

Author(s)
Fivaz, B.; Petney, T.; Horak, I.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Tick vector biology: medical and veterinary aspects., 1992, pp viii + 193 pp.
Abstract

Blood smears of 124 sable antelopes from South Africa and Zimbabwe were examined and 7 harboured Babesia irvinesmithi (Martinaglia 1936). 70 of the smears contained theilerial piroplasms, while 1 smear had macroschizonts (with cytomeres) and microschizonts of a Theileria (=Cytauxzoon) sp. One blood ...

Author(s)
Thomas, S. E.; Wilson, D. E.; Mason, T. E.
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 1982, 49, 3, pp 163-166
Abstract

This should be read in conjunction with the abstracts of the reports of the Assistant Directors Field and Research which follow and deal in more detail with special points of interest. A regular intake of professional staff is now envisaged under the Government Bursary Scheme for training. An...

Author(s)
Griffith, R. A.
Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Rhodesia. Report of the Secretary for Agriculture for the period 1st October, 1964 to 30th September, 1965., 1966, pp 181 pp.
Abstract

Theileria infection (other than East Coast fever), HEARTWATER, ANAPLASMOSIS and PIRO-PLASMOSIS were prevalent. Losses which continue to occur are attributed to insufficient dipping measures. Owing to the danger of ARSENIC POISONING (there were 784 deaths in 1955) arsenical dip fluids are being...

Publisher
Salisbury: Government Printer.,
Citation
Report of the Secretary to the Federal Ministry of Agriculture for the year ended 30th September, 1955. Presented to the Federal Assembly 1956., 1956, pp 123 pp.
Abstract

The staff position improved during the year and a full establishment of veterinary officers was achieved. Livestock exports showed a considerable drop and carcass meat was sold to the traditional markets of South Africa, Northern Rhodesia and the Belgian Congo.
Extensive grass fires did great...

Author(s)
Roe, J. E. R.
Publisher
Mafeking, Cape Province: Mafeking Mail (Pty.) Ltd.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Department of Veterinary Services for the year ended 31st December, 1956., 1959, pp 70 pp.
Abstract

The cattle population was 3, 057, 372 consisting of European and indigenous stock in the proportion 2: 3.
An outbreak of ANTHRAX at Salisbury caused 56 deaths among cattle and six Africans contracted the disease through eating meat from infected carcasses. 7, 220 cattle were vaccinated and a...

Author(s)
Adamson, J. S.
Publisher
Salisbury: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year ending 30th September, 1953., 1954, pp 29 pp.
Abstract

As over a million cattle are distributed over 275, 000 sq. miles the slender veterinary staff works under peculiar difficulties. More than 90% of the stock is owned by Africans-many of whom live long distances from their animals thus making disease control more difficult.
The main diseases...

Author(s)
Dawe, E. C. S.
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department for the year 1950., 1951, pp 16 pp.
Abstract

This new edition of Henning's well-known book has been largely rewritten. The omission of the section on toxicology has made it possible to produce it in one volume instead of the former two. Only the infectious diseases of mammals are dealt with. Although many of the diseases described have a...

Author(s)
Henning, M. W.
Publisher
South Africa: Central News Agency, Ltd.,
Citation
Animal diseases in South Africa, 1949, 2nd Edit, pp xiii + 879 pp.

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