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The aim of the study was to determine the species spectrum of ixodid ticks that infest horses and donkeys in South Africa and to identify those species that act as vectors of disease to domestic livestock. Ticks were collected opportunistically from 391 horses countrywide by their owners or grooms, ...

Author(s)
Horak, I. G.; Heyne, H.; Halajian, A.; Booysen, S.; Smit, W. J.
Publisher
AOSIS OpenJournals, Tygervalley, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2017, 84, 1, pp a1302
Abstract

Tick borne diseases are caused by different microorganisms and transmitted by ticks. They are the most prevalent and devastating diseases in the developing countries all over the world. The objective of this paper is to review tick borne hemoparasitic diseases of ruminants. Tick borne hemoparasitic ...

Author(s)
Yitayew Demessie; Samuel Derso
Publisher
IDOSI Publications, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Citation
Advances in Biological Research, 2015, 9, 4, pp 210-224
Abstract

Tick-borne diseases are a constraint to livestock production in many developing countries as they cause high morbidity and mortality, which results in decreased production of meat, milk and other livestock by-products. The most important tick-borne diseases of livestock in sub-Saharan Africa are...

Author(s)
Simuunza, M.; Weir, W.; Courcier, E.; Tait, A.; Shiels, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2011, 175, 3/4, pp 331-342
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In 2011, 42 Member States (MS) of the African Union (AU) submitted their disease reports to the Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources of African Union (AU-IBAR). The number of countries that reported their disease situation to AU-IBAR has decreased by 11.68% from 49 (92.45%) in 2010 to 42...

Publisher
African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Pan African Animal Health Yearbook, 2011, 2011, pp xiii + 90 pp.
Abstract

Diagnosis of major endemic bovine parasitic diseases in sub-Saharan Africa such as trypanosomosis, theileriosis, anaplasmosis, babesiosis and cowdriosis is increasingly relying on clinical diagnosis due to deterioration of veterinary services and laboratory facilities. Pyrexia is a common clinical...

Author(s)
Magona, J. W.; Walubengo, J.; Olaho-Mukani, W.; Jonsson, N. N.; Eisler, M. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2009, 160, 3/4, pp 301-305
Abstract

In Huila Province, Angola, 3864 ticks were collected during a parasitological survey carried out in the rainy season from October 1990 to April 1991. The samples were collected from cattle gathered for the annual vaccination campaign against contagious bovine pleuropneumonia, anthrax and blackleg...

Author(s)
Gomes, A. F.; Pombal, A. M., Jr.; Venturi, L.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1994, 51, 3/4, pp 333-336
Abstract

This article discusses theileriosis and babesiosis and its vectors in cattle and buffaloes in Africa. The clinical aspects of the disease are also discussed.

Author(s)
Hassanain, M. A.
Publisher
National Information and Documentation Centre (NIDOC), Cairo, Egypt
Citation
Egyptian Journal of Veterinary Science, 1992, 29, pp 1-6
Abstract

Theileriosis and babesiosis, major problems for the health of cattle and buffaloes in Africa, are reviewed. The range of ixodid vector species reported in Egypt and neighbouring countries is described, with comments on their geographical and seasonal distribution and prevalence in Egypt. The...

Author(s)
Hassanain, M. A.
Citation
Egyptian Journal of Veterinary Science, 1992, 29, pp 1-6
Abstract

A summary of control strategies for tick-borne disease control in Africa is presented, with reference to Theileria, Babesia, toxicoses and bacterial infections. Absolute tick control and integrated disease control programmes are discussed briefly.

Author(s)
Lawrence, J. A.
Citation
Parassitologia (Roma), 1990, 32, 1, pp 113-1115
Abstract

Sixty-one cattle from Beni-Suef Governorate, Egypt, were classified into 4 groups, according to serological and haematological examinations, as those infected with Babesia bigemina (group 1), Theileria spp. (group 2), Anaplasma marginale (group 3), and apparently healthy controls (group 4). Serum...

Author(s)
El-Seify, M. A.; Eissa, N. A.
Citation
Egyptian Journal of Comparative Pathology and Clinical Pathology, 1990, 3, 1, pp 37-43

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