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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

The output of dairy products and pig production was well maintained at the level of the 1947 figures. During the year the purchasing of cattle by the Livestock Control increased to a total of 118, 418 cattle. Of these 100, 354 were from Kenya, 11, 503 from Uganda and 6, 561 from Somalia. 14, 392 of ...

Author(s)
Daubney, R.
Publisher
Nairobi : Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual report of the Veterinary Department, 1942., 1943, pp 13 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

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

Laboratory Work
BACTERIOLOGY.-The results of the block inoculation for ANTHRAX in the Transkei were the most successful recorded so far in that area. Failure to immunize horses with the ordinary vaccine was experienced, but the avirulent vaccine gave good results. Some samples of imported bone meal...

Author(s)
Du Toit, P. J.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1939, 14, pp 511-519
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 were 38 subjects for report and discussion, grouped under the following headings: - Veterinary Education, Animal Health, Livestock Improvement, Animal Industry, Animal Nutrition and Dairying. Papers were read by individuals and discussed by the conference. The following are of veterinary...

Publisher
New Delhi: Manager of Publications.,
Citation
Proceedings of the Second Meeting of the Animal Husbandry Wing of the Board of Agriculture and Animal Husbandry. Held at Madras from the 14th to the 16th December 1936., 1938, pp 284 pp.
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

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