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The South African type 2 FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE virus (SAT.2) was recorded in Kenya for the first time. It was isolated from outbreaks in the Samburu Reserve. The disease spread rapidly throughout the Samburu Reserve up to August, since when no outbreaks have been confirmed. The concurrent presence ...

Author(s)
MACOwAN, K. D. S.
Publisher
Nairobi : Government Printer.,
Citation
Department of Veterinary Services annual report 1957., 1958, pp 89 pp.
Abstract

This is an annual report covering the period 1st July, 1954, to 1st June, 1955. anthrax is sporadic; annual vaccination is carried out: blackleg causes more losses but could be controlled if farmers availed themselves of the vaccine in good time. lamb dysentery, enterotoxaemia and malignant oedema...

Citation
Fmg S, Afr., 1956, 31, pp 106-119 ; 136
Abstract

Prophylactic inoculations against ANTHRAX are carried out by the European farmers; the native-owned cattle are vaccinated by the staff of the veterinary department. BOVINE CONTAGIOUS ABORTION is enzootic in the area along the railway. Inoculation of the cattle-on the infected farms has given...

Author(s)
Fern, E. T.
Publisher
Lusaka: Govt. Printer,
Citation
Veterinary Department. Annual report for the year 1941., 1942, pp 10 pp.
Abstract

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

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
Abstract

" 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

The number of fresh outbreaks during the year was eight and the mortality 798 head, as compared with five and 374, respectively, during the previous year. Eleven farms regarded as infected at the beginning of the year were released from quarantine, no case of the disease having occurred on any of...

Author(s)
Sinclair, J. M.; Bevan, L. E. W.
Publisher
Govt. Ptr. East Coast Fever (African Coast Fever), Salisbury, Rhodesia
Citation
SOUTHERN RHODESIA. Report of the Chief Veterinary Surgeon [SINCLAIR (J. M.)] for the year 1919 (with the report of the Veterinary Bacteriologist) [BEVAN (LI.E.W.)]., 1920, pp 17 pp.
Abstract

East Coast Fever.--The incidence and methods adopted for the control of this disease in seven districts are detailed. The following general remarks are added as the result of the experience gained: --
" The number of fresh outbreaks during the year was 13, with a mortality of 43 head, as compared...

Author(s)
Sinclair, J. M.
Citation
SOUTHERN RHODESIA. Abridged Report of the Director of Agriculture for the Year 1917., 1918, pp 6 pp.
Abstract

The routine work of the laboratory consisted in examinations of slides and smears received from government officials and private owners, and in serum and vaccine preparation. The latter part of the work included the preparation of anti-rinderpest serum (274, 368 doses), anthrax vaccine (32, 180...

Author(s)
Montgomery, R. E.
Publisher
Department of Agriculture (Swift Press), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
BRITISH EAST AFRICA. Department of Agriculture. Annual Report of the Veterinary Bacteriologist for the Year 1914-1915., 1916, pp 125-145

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