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Capripox virus infections are endemic diseases of livestock in Nigeria, but there are limited data on molecular characterization of circulating viruses. In this study, we investigated field outbreaks of Capripox virus infections in Nigeria via partial sequencing of viruses obtained from field...

Author(s)
Adedeji, A. J.; Möller, J.; Meseko, C. A.; Adole, J. A.; Tekki, I. S.; Shamaki, D.; Hoffmann, B.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2019, 66, 4, pp 1631-1641
Abstract

Mycobacterium bovis, the causative agent of bovine tuberculosis (BTB), is endemic in the Kruger National Park (KNP), South Africa. African lions (Panthera leo) are susceptible to BTB, but the impact of the disease on lion populations is unknown. In this study, we used a novel gene expression assay...

Author(s)
Sylvester, T. T.; Martin, L. E. R.; Buss, P.; Loxton, A. G.; Hausler, G. A.; Rossouw, L.; Helden, P. van; Parsons, S. D. C.; Olea-Popelka, F.; Miller, M. A.
Publisher
Wildlife Disease Association, Lawrence, USA
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 2017, 53, 2, pp 372-376
Abstract

Within the tribe Bovini in the subfamily Bovinae, the water buffalo (Bubalus Bubalis), American bison (Bison bison), European bison (Bubalus bonasus) and yak (Bos grunniens) are recognized as species highly susceptible to malignant catarrhal fever (MCF). In contrast, the lack of reports describing...

Author(s)
Pfitzer, S.; Last, R.; Espie, I.; Vuuren, M. van
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2015, 62, 3, pp 288-294
Abstract

Foot-and-mouth disease virus, a highly contagious pathogen that can cause lameness, low weight and decreased milk production, is a scourge of agricultural livestock around the world. Although the acute phase of infection is rarely fatal, infection may persist in animals that have apparently...

Author(s)
Juleff, N. D.; Maree, F. F.; Waters, R.; Bengis, R. G.; Charleston, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Immunology and Immunopathology, 2012, 148, 1/2, pp 145-148
Abstract

The aim of this study was to compare the effects of cryopreservation at approximately -196°C in liquid nitrogen (N) and freezing at approximately -20°C in a freezer, on the viability and survival of eight different mastitogenic bacteria inoculated in milk. Bacteria were frozen at approximately...

Author(s)
Petzer, I. M.; Karzis, J.; Schans, T. J. van der; Watermeyer, J. C.; Mitchell-Innes, N.; Eloff, S.; Fosgate, G. T.
Publisher
Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Onderstepoort, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2012, 79, 1, pp Article 2
Abstract

Bovine viral diarrhoea virus (BVDV) infection is an important viral infection affecting the cattle industry today. The prevalence of this infection in South African feedlots is unknown. Ear notch biopsies were collected from chronic poor doers and animals that appeared unthrifty upon entering...

Author(s)
Meiring, T.; Prozesky, L.; Preez, E. R. du; Verwoerd, D. J.
Publisher
Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Onderstepoort, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2011, 78, 1, pp Article 9
AbstractFull Text

This section is comprised of abstracts of papers (n=11) and posters (n=9) presented at the Back to Basics Congress of the South African Association of Veterinary Technologists (SAAVT). Focus is given on different aspects (diagnosis, detection, prevalence, control, prevention, taxonomy and genetics) ...

Publisher
South African Veterinary Association, Pretoria, South Africa
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 2010, 81, 2, pp 129-134
Abstract

Malignant catarrhal fever (MCF) is an economically important disease primarily of domestic cattle with a high case fatality rate. It is caused by either alcelaphine herpesvirus type 1 (AlHV-1) or ovine herpesvirus type 2 (OvHV-2). The major reservoir host of AlHV-1 is the blue wildebeest (...

Author(s)
Pretorius, J. A.; Oosthuizen, M. C.; Vuuren, M. van
Publisher
South African Veterinary Association, Pretoria, South Africa
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 2008, 79, 3, pp 136-141
Abstract

The laboratory has operated in the Republic of Panama for 38 years, and has a special interest in bio-medical ecology. Investigations are reported into arboviruses, leishmaniasis, trypanosomiasis in man and wild animals; malaria and other parasitic diseases; certain bacterial diseases; entomology;...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Washington: U.S. Government Printing Office,
Citation
U.S. A. Thirty-eighth annual report of the work and operations of the Gorgas Memorial Laboratory, fiscal year 1966., 1967, pp 34 pp.
Abstract

The complement-fixation test used at Onderstepoort was compared with that used at Animal Disease Research Institute at Hull, Quebec (ADRI) on infected calf and sheep serum. In the first method, the tests are incubated at 37°C for 90 min. and the test serum samples are inactivated at 53 °C; whereas...

Author(s)
Gray, D. P.; Willis, N. G.; Girand, A.; Ruckerbauer, G. M.; Boulanger, P.; Bannister, G. L.
Citation
Canadian Journal of Comparative Medicine, 1967, 31, pp 182-188

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