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Background: Simbu serogroup viruses of the Orthobunyavirus genus (Family Peribunyaviridae) include teratogenic pathogens that cause severe economic losses, abortions, stillbirths and congenital abnormalities in ruminants worldwide. Although they were initially isolated from ruminants and Culicoides ...

Author(s)
Oluwayelu, D.; Wernike, K.; Adebiyi, A.; Cadmus, S.; Beer, M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 277, pp (10 September 2018)
Abstract

Background: Peste des petits ruminants (PPR) is a contagious disease listed by the World Organisation for Animal health (OIE) as being a specific hazard. It affects sheep, goats, and wild ungulates, and is prevalent throughout the developing world particularly Asia, the Middle East, and Africa. PPR ...

Author(s)
Baazizi, R.; Mahapatra, M.; Clarke, B. D.; Ait-Oudhia, K.; Khelef, D.; Parida, S.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 4, pp e0175461
Abstract

Background: Cystic echinococcosis (CE) or hydatidosis, caused by the larval stage of Echinococcus granulosus (EG)-complex, is a neglected parasitic disease of public health importance. The disease is endemic in many African and Mediterranean countries including the Sudan. The objective of the...

Author(s)
Ahmed, M. E.; Eldigail, M. H.; Elamin, F. M.; Ali, I. A.; Grobusch, M. P.; Aradaib, I. E.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2016, 12, 202, pp (13 September 2016)
Abstract

Background: The tick population of Africa includes several important genera belonging to the family Ixodidae. Many of these ticks are vectors of protozoan and rickettsial pathogens including Theileria parva that causes East Coast fever, a debilitating cattle disease endemic to eastern, central and...

Author(s)
Rothen, J.; Githaka, N.; Kanduma, E. G.; Olds, C.; Pflüger, V.; Mwaura, S.; Bishop, R. P.; Daubenberger, C.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2016, 9, 151, pp (15 March 2016)
Abstract

Background: Bluetongue virus causes febrile disease in sheep and a fatal hemorrhagic infection in North American White-tailed deer. However, in cattle the disease is typically asymptomatic and no clinical overt disease is associated with bluetongue infection. Bluetongue virus activity has been...

Author(s)
Adam, I. A.; Abdalla, M. A.; Mohamed, M. E. H.; Aradaib, I. E.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2014, 10, 94, pp (24 April 2014)
Abstract

An outbreak of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) affecting cattle and water buffalo (Bubalus bubalis) occurred in Egypt during 2012/2013. The present study was undertaken to determine the current strains of the FMD virus (FMDV) and the prevalence of FMD among cattle and buffalo in Gharbia, Egypt. The...

Author(s)
Elhaig, M. M.; Elsheery, M. N.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2014, 46, 8, pp 1455-1462
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In the present study bovine mastitis was investigated using California mastitis Test (CMT) and pH indicator paper bromothymol blue in Khartoum State, Sudan. Ten dairy farms were selected randomly, from each farm 10 cows were selected among the total of hundred cows. Six farms suited in Khartoum...

Author(s)
Tabidi, M. H.; Musa, H. H.; Mukhtar, M. A.
Publisher
Facultatea de Medicină Veterinară, Timișoara, Romania
Citation
Lucrari Stiintifice - Universitatea de Stiinte Agricole a Banatului Timisoara, Medicina Veterinara, 2013, 46, 3, pp 157-163
Abstract

Bovine tuberculosis (BTB) is a widespread zoonosis in developing countries but has received little attention in many sub-Saharan African countries including Sudan and particularly in some parts such as Darfur states. This study aimed to detect bovine tuberculosis among caseous materials of cattle...

Author(s)
Asil, E. T. A.; El-Sanousi, S. M.; Gameel, A.; El-Beir, H.; Fathelrahman, M.; Terab, N. M.; Muaz, M. A.; Hamid, M. E.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2013, 45, 2, pp 469-472
Abstract

The objective of the present study was to detect brucellosis in suspected dairy cattle in Khartoum State, Sudan using the conventional serological tests and tests done on milk in comparison to a PCR-based technique. Milk and blood samples collected simultaneously from suspected brucellosis cows (...

Author(s)
Abdalla, A.; Hamid, M. E.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2012, 44, 6, pp 1151-1155
Abstract

Bovine farcy (which is caused by Mycobacterium farcinogenes and Mycobacterium senegalense) is a chronic suppurative granulomatous inflammation of the skin and lymphatics of cattle and is seen mostly in sub-Saharan Africa. It is not yet certain whether Nocardia farcinica causes cutaneous nocardiosis ...

Author(s)
Hamid, M. E.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2012, 105, 1/2, pp 1-9

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