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Pentastomids are obligate zoonotic arthropod parasites utilising canids and vulpids as their definitive hosts and several herbivorous species as their intermediate hosts. Reported only 10 times in Australia over the last 150 years as incidental findings, adult Pentastomids referred to as Linguatula ...

Author(s)
Shamsi, S.; McSpadden, K.; Baker, S.; Jenkins, D. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology: Parasites and Wildlife, 2017, 6, 3, pp 271-277
AbstractFull Text

An overview on hydatidosis is given, including its causative agent, host range, transmission, history, distribution, diagnosis and clinical signs. Control and prevention of the disease are also discussed.

Author(s)
Alfredo López, R.
Publisher
Grupo Asis Biomedia, S.L., Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
Albéitar, 2014, No.176, pp 18, 20
Abstract

Analysis of diagnostic findings in Tasmania indicated toxoplasmosis as a frequent cause (46%) of outbreaks of ovine abortion/neonatal death during 1962-68. Toxoplasmosis was rare as a cause of infertility in cattle, but one bovine fetus was found with lesions similar to those seen in lambs aborted...

Author(s)
Munday, B. L.
Publisher
Department of Agriculture, Hobart Tasmania,
Citation
The epidemiology of toxoplasmosis with particular reference to the Tasmanian environment., 1970, pp 95 pp.
Abstract

Staff With the return of 14 serving officers from the one academic year conversion course from local diploma to degree status of the Nairobi University College, the staff situation improved. Four Ugandan officers were promoted to senior posts in the directorate.
Animal Health The major concern was...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Entebbe: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Uganda. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, 1964., 1966, pp 50 pp.
Abstract

An influenza-like disease of horses spread through the Northern Territory. It had a very high morbidity but low mortality. Deaths occurred only in horses in poor condition and pneumonia was the final cause of death. Haemolytic streptococci were found in swabs. The overall incidence of TUBERCULOSIS...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Animal Industry Branch, Alice Springs, Australia
Citation
Australia. Northern Territory Administration. Animal Industry Branch. Seventeenth Annual Report 1962-1963 (covering activities for the year ending 30/6/63.)., 1963, pp 64 pp.
Abstract

There was a high incidence of TUBERCULOSIS in cattle in several districts, especially in areas where buffaloes are prevalent. Feral pigs showed a very high incidence of lesions resembling tuberculosis. Tuberculosis is the major disease in buffaloes. BRUCELLOSIS was recorded for the first time in...

Publisher
Animal Industry Branch., Alice Springs, Australia
Citation
Australia. Northern Territory Administration, Animal Industry Branch. Sixteenth Annual Report 1961-1962 (covering activities for the year ending 30/6/62)., 1962, pp 62 + xiii pp.
Abstract

FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE was still the most important problem. A vaccine from Amsterdam was used against types O and A. Type SAT.2 invaded from Tanganyika early in the year and mass inoculations with the Pirbright experimental modified live vaccine prevented further spread. Reactions to the Pirbright ...

Author(s)
MacOwan, K. D. S.
Publisher
Nairobi: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Kenya., 1961, pp 105 pp.
Abstract

TUBERCULOSIS of bovine strain continues to be found commonly in buffaloes and feral pigs. Some acid-fast, atypical strains of bacilli of low virulence were found in pigs and buffaloes. In a herd of cattle near the South Australian border with a history of high incidence 3.9% of reactors were found...

Publisher
Alice Springs: Animal Industry Branch.,
Citation
Australia. Northern Territory Administration, Animal Industry Branch. Fifteenth annual report 1960-1961. (Covering activities for the year ending 30/6/61.)., 1961, pp 48 pp.
Abstract

The incidence of E. granulosus was surveyed in sheep and dogs on the same properties. Incidence in sheep appears to depend on climate, but it varied greatly between properties. It was unusual to find dogs over 6 years old heavily infested, even where a high proportion of sheep was infested. Young...

Author(s)
Gemmell, M. A.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1959, 35, pp 505-514
Abstract

The incidence of E. granulosus was surveyed in sheep and dogs on the same properties. Incidence in sheep appears to depend on climate, but it varied greatly between properties. It was unusual to find dogs over 6 years old heavily infested, even where a high proportion of sheep was infested. Young...

Author(s)
Gemmell, M. A.
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 1959, 35, pp 450-455

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