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Molecular tools have become an increasingly important part of studying the epidemiology of infectious agents. These tools have allowed the aetiological agent within a population to be diagnosed rapidly with a greater degree of efficiency and accuracy than conventional diagnostic tools. They have...

Author(s)
Kardjadj, M.; Luka, P. D.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Biotechnology, 2016, 15, 44, pp 2474-2479
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

EMERGING DISEASES are defined as those assuming a greater relative importance because of more effective control of the major epizootic diseases.
BLUETONGUE-The serious spread outside Africa was noted, and the following recommended: all countries should make statistical surveys on the incidence in...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.,
Citation
United Nations. Report of the FAO/OIE International Meeting on emerging diseases of animals held in Ankara, Turkey, 19 to 24 June, 1961., 1961, pp 48 pp.
Abstract

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

A useful measure of control over goats on free range, as part of the soil conservation programme, has been achieved by the Goats Law. A majority vote permits the exclusion of ranging goats from the village area; the department supplies improved goats for tethering.
Milk recording trials on small...

Author(s)
Medonald, J.
Publisher
Nicosia : Cyprus Govt. Printing Off.,
Citation
Investigations and developments in Cyprus agriculture 1938-1948., 1949, pp 56 pp.
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

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

RINDERPEST.-The epidemiology of this disease during the last 15 years is described. Great variation has been observed. Indirect transmission plays a small part in the spread of rinderpest. With regard to control, there are two orders defining suitable measures to prevent the spread of infection....

Author(s)
Curasson.
Citation
Recueil de Medecine Veterinaire Exotique, 1932, 5, pp 100-110

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