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This study was carried out to assess farmers' knowledge and perceptions on tick species, tick-borne diseases (TBDs), tick control measures, production constraints and tolerance of Tarime and Sukuma zebu cattle to TBDs. The study involved 240 agro-pastoralists from Serengeti, Tarime, Maswa and Meatu ...

Author(s)
Laisser, E. L. K.; Chenyambuga, S. W.; Msalya, G.; Kipanyula, M. J.; Mdegela, R. H.; Karimuribo, E. D.; Mwilawa, A. J.; Kusiluka, L. J. M.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2015, 27, 4, pp Article 64
Abstract

Blood smears were taken from 160 randomly chosen Ankole cattle of all ages. Overall prevalence of T. parva infection was 29.4%. Prevalence was 38.8% and 14.5% in cattle sampled during the rainy and dry seasons respectively. Prevalence was highest in calves <1 year old. T. parva was found in 111 of 194 ...

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Makumyaviri, A. M.; Habimana, M.
Citation
Revue de Médecine Vétérinaire, 1993, 144, 5, pp 415-417
Abstract

This book is the result of a workshop on the control of theileriosis in eastern, central and southern Africa, held at the Lilongwe Hotel, Malawi, in 1988. Originally intended as a review article on the epidemiology of theileriosis in Africa, with the objective of rationalizing the differences in...

Author(s)
Norval, R. A. I.; Perry, B. D.; Young, A. S.
Publisher
Academic Press Limited, London, UK
Citation
The epidemiology of theileriosis in Africa., 1992, pp xiii + 481 pp.
Abstract

This report consists of selected papers from the Second National Seminar on Dip Management and East Coast Fever-Corridor Disease Control jointly organized by the Department of Veterinary and Tsetse Control Services, Lusaka, Zambia, and the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in...

Author(s)
Meneghi, D. de; Griffiths, R. B.; Pini, A.; Mungaba, F. N.; Riva, G.
Publisher
WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Veterinary Public Health, Rome, Italy
Citation
Veterinary Public Health Reports, 1990, ISS/WHO/CC/90.10, pp xii + 83 pp.
Abstract

Cypermethrin-impregnated ear-tags (Decum) were placed in both ears of 20 East African shorthorn Zebu (Bos indicus) × Jersey (Bos taurus) calves in Tanzania at birth and removed at 8 weeks of age. The calves were hand-sprayed with coumaphos (Asuntol) at weekly intervals. During the 8 week period of...

Author(s)
Woodford, J. D.
Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Theileriosis in eastern, central and southern Africa. Proceedings of a workshop on East Coast fever immunization held in Lilongwe, Malawi 20-22 September 1988, 1989, pp 166-167
Abstract

The risk of East Coast fever to livestock in Africa is discussed with regard to various epidemiological parameters, including host distribution, vector (Rhipicephalus) distribution and distribution of clinical theileriosis.

Author(s)
Perry, B. D.; Lessard, P.; Norval, R. A. I.; L'Eplattenier, R.; Dolan, T. T.; Grandin, B. E.; Irvin, A. D.
Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Theileriosis in eastern, central and southern Africa. Proceedings of a workshop on East Coast fever immunization held in Lilongwe, Malawi 20-22 September 1988, 1989, pp 144-148
Abstract

Thirty Boran (Bos indicus) cattle, which had been immunized by infection with local strains of Theileria parva parva, T. p. lawrencei [T. lawrencei] and T. mutans and treated with parvaquone, were exposed to natural theileriosis challenge in 2 areas in Kenya. In both areas wild populations of the...

Citation
Record of Research. Annual Report 1983, Veterinary Research Department, Kenya Agricultural Research Institute., 1987, pp 11
Abstract

The object of these articles is to place in the hands of those interested, in handy form, a guide to the ticks infesting domesticated animals, descriptions of their habits, life-histories, the relations they bear to disease, and measures employed for their control.
Ticks are divided into two main...

Author(s)
Jack, R. W.
Citation
Rhodesia Agricultural Journal, 1921, 18, 4, pp 361-371 pp.
Abstract

The author's investigations were carried on from September 1912 to May 1914. It appears that the climatic conditions of what was formerly German South West Africa are not very favourable for the rapid multiplication of ticks. The rainy season is sharply differentiated from the dry season. The rains ...

Author(s)
Sigwart, Hans
Citation
Zeitschrift fur Infektionskrankheiten, Parasitare Krankheiten und Hygiene der Haustiere, 1914, 16, 6, pp 434-444 pp.

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