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Losses from roundworm infestation in sheep in south-west Africa average about 3-6% yearly. E. notes that most farmers rely on dosing as a means of control, but points out the importance of precautionary measures for the avoidance of infestation, to be practised in addition to dosing. These are...

Author(s)
Enigk, K.
Citation
Zeitschrift fur Infektionskrankheiten, Parasitare Krankheiten und Hygiene der Haustiere, 1941, 57, pp 119-138
Abstract

Helminthological work reported includes studies of the epidemiology of trematode infections in Niger and Senegal, Setaria labiatopapillosa in cattle in Senegal, parasitism of calves in Niger, gastro-intestinal parasitism of small ruminants in Senegal and Niger, parasitism (mainly Haemonchus...

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Rapport d'activite, annee 1977., 1978, pp iii + 203 pp.
Abstract

In 5 trials, in which 115 artificially infected calves were used, larval anthelmintic tests were done to assess the activity of oxfendazole at 4.5 mg/kg against all 3 parasitic stages of 6 species of nematodes. An efficacy of over 98% was demonstrated against 4th-stage larvae (L4), 5th and adult...

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Berger, J.; Tema, B. O.
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Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 1982, 53, 3, pp 189-194
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On the Jos Plateau, Nigeria, in February and March (the late dry season) of 1980, half of 8 calves aged 8 to 11 months were treated with oxfendazole at 2.8 mg/kg body-weight; the other half served as untreated controls. Worm counts at autopsy after 6 to 10 days indicated that the treated animals...

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Fabiyi, J. P.
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Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1982, 14, 3, pp 161-162
Abstract

In South Africa, cattle naturally infected with P. bovicola were treated subcutaneously with ivermectin at 100, 200 or 400 µg/kg liveweight and the results were assessed on the number and size of lesions, the number of focal cutaneous haemorrhages and the weight of affected tissue trimmed after...

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Swan, G. E.; Soll, M. D.; Carmichael, I. H.; Schröder, J.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1983, 113, 12, pp 260
Abstract

In a trial involving 48 cattle in Zimbabwe, naturally infected with P. bovicola, ivermectin was injected subcutaneously in the neck at 200 µg/kg. Cattle were slaughtered 50 or 70 days later. On day 50 there was a 57.6% reduction in the size of lesions and a 71.7% reduction in the mass of trimmings...

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Soll, M. D.; Carmichael, I. H.; Chambers, P. G.; Ziervogel, A.
Citation
Zimbabwe Veterinary Journal, 1984, 15, 1/4, pp 18-23
Abstract

In the Ruzizi plain of north-west Burundi, 30 indigenous Ankole breed cattle with skin lesions typical of P. bovicola infection were treated with ivermectin, 0.2 mg/kg subcutaneously. One week after treatment visible lesions had disappeared and new nodules were not detected. In 5 of 6 untreated...

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Merker, M. K.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1985, 17, 1, pp 1-2
Abstract

Rhabditis bovis was recovered from aural discharges of the external pinna, around the ear base and the neck region of 161 (93.1%) of 176 cattle on 5 farms in Tanzania. Up to 20 nematodes/100 ml of cattle dip (0.25% toxaphene) were recovered from dip tanks used for routine dipping. The nematodes...

Author(s)
Msolla, P.
Publisher
Tanzania Veterinary Association, Tanzania
Citation
Proceedings of the 2nd Tanzania Veterinary Association Scientific Conference held at Arusha International Conference Centre, 4.6 December 1984. Volume 2., 1985, pp 99-109
Abstract

Twenty sheep and 20 cattle in Sudan with moderate to high helminth burdens were matched in groups of 10 for liveweight and faecal egg counts (epg). Animals in the treated groups received ivermectin once on day 0 by subcutaneous injection at 200 mg/kg bwt. Faecal samples taken on day 0 were...

Author(s)
Abdalla, H. S.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1989, 21, 1, pp 3
Abstract

Clinical signs were bilateral blindness, corneal opacity, lacrimation, and nasal discharge; 27 adult T. rhodesii were recovered. A single treatment with 6-10 drops of 10% levamisole solution led to complete recovery.

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Salifu, D. A.; Haruna, E. S.; Makinde, A. A.; Ajayi, S. T.
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1990, 43, 2, pp 197-198

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