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The prevalences of dermatophilosis and parafilariosis were monitored for one year in cattle in Sanyati, a semi-arid smallholder farming area in Zimbabwe. The prevalence of dermatophilosis differed (p<0.05) with season and among calves, cows, oxen and bulls. In bulls and cows, dermatophilosis lesions were localized mainly to the inguinal regions and between the front limbs. The prevalence and morbidity of dermatophilosis infection were significantly higher (p<0.05) during the wet season than in the dry season. No mortalities were recorded. The prevalence of parafilariosis was similar to that of dermatophilosis. Infection of cattle by these skin diseases was preceded by high infestation with the tick Amblyomma variegatum....

Author(s)
Chatikobo, P.; Kusina, N. T.; Hamudikuwanda, H.; Nyoni, O.
Publisher
Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2004, 36, 3, pp 207-215
Abstract

A spotted fever group (SFG) Rickettsia was isolated in Zimbabwe from a patient with tick-bite fever, headache and regional lymphadenopathy. A further 6 isolates were obtained from Amblyomma hebraeum ticks collected in Zimbabwe. These human and tick isolates were indistinguishable from each other,...

Author(s)
Kelly, P. J.; Beati, L.; Matthewman, L. A.; Mason, P. R.; Dasch, G. A.; Raoult, D.
Citation
Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1994, 97, 3, pp 129-137
Abstract

The greater part of this report deals with the outbreaks of East Coast fever in cattle recorded during the year. The year was marked by the appearance of this disease in the Mrewa District, in which it had not at any time previously existed and its re-appearance in the Gwelo District after over ten ...

Author(s)
SINCLAIR, J. M.
Citation
Abridged Report of the Director of Agriculture for the Year., 1916, pp 5-7
Abstract

Several outbreaks of disease occurred among sheep in March of this year, the most noticeable symptom in every case being a dropsical condition of the throat. In some cases this has been the only symptom mentioned, but in others the dropsy has been more severe and extensive.
In one outbreak...

Author(s)
Bevan, Li. E. W.
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 1912, 68, 445, pp 400-401 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.
Abstract

Of 178298 blood films from cattle, 5698 (3.2%) were positive for Trypanosoma, 4497 for congolense, 1098 for vivax and 103 for mixed infection. Of 632 blood films from donkeys inspected regularly, 44 were positive for congolense and 3 for brucei. Two horses also showed brucei infection. Ethidium,...

Publisher
Ministry of Agriculture., Rhodesia
Citation
Annual report of the Branch of Tsetse and Trypanosomiasis Control for the year ended 30th September, 1972., 1974, pp 10pp.
Abstract

For reasons of economy, the report appears in contracted form. Mr. J. WALKER, Chief Veterinary Research Officer, Kenya Colony, since 1918, left on retirement in October, 1932 and Mr. R. DAUBNEY, Assistant C.V.R.O. was appointed C.V.R.O. from 7th October, 1932. The post of Assistant C.V.R.O....

Author(s)
DAUBNEY, R.
Publisher
Nairobi: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report Department Agriculture Kenya, 1932, 1933, pp 271-291 pp.
Abstract

Since 1930 two additions have been made to the veterinary staff, bringing the total to ten, two being research officers. The position with regard to the use of dipping tanks continued to improve. Rather bad drought early in the year necessitated the moving of cattle to low ground adjoining the...

Author(s)
Smith, J.
Publisher
Livingstone: Government Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Department of Animal Health for the year 1931., 1932, pp 44 pp.
Abstract

I. This report records the efforts of the Tanganyika veterinary department to meet wartime commitments during a year of drought; that success was achieved is indicated by the record figures for the marketing of livestock and livestock products. The territory has a cattle population of six million.
...

Author(s)
LOWE, H. J.
Publisher
Dar es Salaam : Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, 1941. (Part I.) Routine activities and normal progress of the Department, 1942, pp 9 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.

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