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Bluetongue virus (BTV), transmitted by midges (Culicoides sp.), is distributed worldwide and causes disease in ruminants. In particular, BT can be a debilitating disease in sheep causing serious trade and socio-economic consequences at both local and global levels. Across Australia, a sentinel ...

Author(s)
White, J. R.; Williams, D. T.; Wang JianNing; Chen HongLei; Melville, L. F.; Davis, S. S.; Weir, R. P.; Certoma, A.; Rubbo, A. di; Harvey, G.; Lunt, R. A.; Eagles, D.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Medicine and Science, 2019, 5, 2, pp 129-145
Abstract

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

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
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

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.

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