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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

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

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...

Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1937, 12, pp 518-527
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 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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