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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...

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

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...

Du Toit, P. J.
Farming in South Africa, 1939, 14, pp 511-519

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...

Sterne, M.; Robinson, E. M.
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Science, 1939, 12, pp 9-18

This report embodies experimental work carried out between 1925 and 1928, the objects of which were: -
(a) To attempt the production of a non-living yet efficient immunizing substance against anthrax.
(b) To compare the relative values of different methods of immunization with anthrax spore...

Quin, J. I.
Union of S. Africa. 15th Report, Director Vet. Services., 1929, 1, pp 129-182 pp.

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