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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

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

780, 000 doses of ANTHRAX spore vaccine were prepared and issued. Investigations were continued on the acute catarrhal fever associated with STOMATITIS in sheep. Four strains of virus were passaged through 15-21 generations respectively. At first, virulence appeared to diminish but in the later...

Publisher
Nicosia : Cyprus Printing Office, fcp.,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Agriculture for the year 1944., 1945, pp 8 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

This opens with the Agenda of the Conference on the co-ordination of Veterinary Research in East Africa and a list of representatives who attended the meetings then follows the main report of the proceedings, and finally, two appendixes, viz (1) programme of research-a list being given of the...

Publisher
Nairobi: The East African Standard, Ltd.,
Citation
Conference of Governors of British East African Territories. Conference on Co-Ordination of Veterinary Research. Held at Kabete 20th to 23rd January, 1936., 1936, pp 122 pp.
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
Abstract

This disease continues to monopolize attention in many parts of the Union. The situation is generally improved, but nevertheless the progress made has been so slow that no hope is entertained of ultimately eradicating it. The most that can be expected under present conditions is to control the...

Author(s)
Borthwick, J. D.
Publisher
Cape Town,
Citation
Report of the Veterinary Division for the Fifteen Months from 1st April, 1919, to 30th June, 1920., 1921,

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