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Laboratory Work
BACTERIOLOGY.-The avirulent spore vaccine for ANTHRAX was used on a much wider scale with good results. The issue was begun of a BLACKLEG vaccine to which alum had been added and of which the preliminary tests had given' very good results. The herd of initially uninfected cows in a...

Author(s)
Du Toit, P. J.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1940, 15, pp 480-484
Abstract

The European staff consists of the Pathologist, the Assistant Pathologist, and three laboratory assistants with four African laboratory attendants. The main function of the laboratory is the production of anti-RINDERPEST (A-R) serum and of various vaccines for use in the control of cattle diseases. ...

Author(s)
Mettam, R. W. M.
Citation
Report. Veterinary Department, 1940, pp 20-31
Abstract

Laboratory Work
BACTERIOLOGY.-The results of the block inoculation for ANTHRAX in the Transkei were the most successful recorded so far in that area. Failure to immunize horses with the ordinary vaccine was experienced, but the avirulent vaccine gave good results. Some samples of imported bone meal...

Author(s)
Du Toit, P. J.
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Farming in South Africa, 1939, 14, pp 511-519
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After describing the method of vaccine production carried on for some years at Onderstepoort, the authors mention a few changes made in the technique to attempt better standardization. Peptone, which had previously been omitted from the media, was reintroduced with improvement in sporulation as a...

Author(s)
Sterne, M.; Robinson, E. M.
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Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Science, 1939, 12, pp 9-18
Abstract

The report is divided into two sections dealing with (1) laboratory work at Onderstepoort, and (2) field work. During the year a very heavy call was made on the field staff in connexion with the outbreaks of foot and mouth disease, first in the Barberton district and later in Northern Natal. These...

Author(s)
Du Toit, P. J.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1938, 13, pp 496-497; 505-518
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Part I of the report deals with new legislation, viz, Part IV (Diseases of Animals) of the Agriculture Act, 1937, and the Exportation of Horses Act, 1937. The purpose and effect of the former is considered and details of the organization and establishment of the new centralized State Veterinary...

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Report of the Chief Veterinary Officer of the Ministry of Agriculture and Fisheries for the Year 1937 of the Proceedings under the Diseases of Animals Acts, 1894 to 1937., 1938, pp 9-77
Abstract

There were 38 subjects for report and discussion, grouped under the following headings: - Veterinary Education, Animal Health, Livestock Improvement, Animal Industry, Animal Nutrition and Dairying. Papers were read by individuals and discussed by the conference. The following are of veterinary...

Publisher
New Delhi: Manager of Publications.,
Citation
Proceedings of the Second Meeting of the Animal Husbandry Wing of the Board of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry. Held at Madras from the 14th to the 16th December 1936., 1938, pp 284 pp.
Abstract

There was a slight increase in the number of outbreaks of ANTHRAX, but the mortality was very low. In December, 1937, more than 50 herds were under regular tests for TUBERCULOSIS, and much valuable information was obtained on the value of the intradermal test with locally-made tuberculin.
During...

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Farming in South Africa, 1937, 12, pp 518-527
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" Eradication of rinderpest and contagious bovine pleuro-pneumonia, and the local control of every other disease, whenever this is economically desirable ", summarizes disease control policy.
RINDERPEST.-Outbreaks were dealt with by methods which varied somewhat in detail, but were all based on the ...

Author(s)
Lowe, H. J.
Publisher
Tanganyika,
Citation
Report. Dept. Vet. Sci., 1935, pp 6-19 pp.
Abstract

In submitting his Annual Report for the year 1932, the Chief Veterinary Officer records two events of special importance which occurred during the year, namely, the appointment of a Committee of the Economic Advisory Council to enquire into the diseases of cattle and the best means of combating...

Author(s)
Kelland, P. J. L.
Publisher
London: H.M. Stat. Office.,
Citation
Report of Proceedings under the Diseases of Animals Acts for the Year 1932., 1933, pp 78 pp.

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