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Background: The zoonotic tapeworm Taenia saginata, although causing only minor discomfort in humans, is responsible for considerable economic losses in the livestock sector due to condemnation or downgrading of infected beef carcasses. An overview of current knowledge on the distribution and...

Author(s)
Hendrickx, E.; Thomas, L. F.; Dorny, P.; Bobić, B.; Braae, U. C.; Devleesschauwer, B.; Eichenberger, R. M.; Gabriël, S.; Saratsis, A.; Torgerson, P. R.; Robertson, L. J.; Dermauw, V.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 324, pp (27 June 2019)
Abstract

Agro-climatic changes in recent decades have led to the emergence of pastoralism in southern Chad and northern Central African Republic (CAR). The Savannas have become producing regions of cattle for export. In addition to traditional trade to the CAR, a new export market to Nigeria has emerged and ...

Author(s)
Mian-Oudanang, K.; Duteurtre, G.
Publisher
FACT Limited, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Journal of Animal and Plant Sciences (JAPS), 2013, 20, 1, pp 3026-3033
Abstract

Koolpinyah virus (KOOLV) isolated from healthy Australian cattle and Yata virus (YATV) isolated from a pool of Mansonia uniformis mosquitoes in the Central African Republic have been tentatively identified as rhabdoviruses. KOOLV was shown previously to be related antigenically to kotonkon virus,...

Author(s)
Blasdell, K. R.; Widen, S. G.; Diviney, S. M.; Firth, C.; Wood, T. G.; Guzman, H.; Holmes, E. C.; Tesh, R. B.; Vasilakis, N.; Walker, P. J.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Microbiology, 2014, 174, 3/4, pp 547-553
Abstract

The invasion of tsetse flies into the Adamawa plateau occurred in the 1950s and resulted in high mortality in cattle due to trypanosomosis and massive emigration of livestock owners from the infested regions. Three species of tsetse flies have been recorded: Glossina morsitans submorsitans, G....

Author(s)
Mamoudou, A.; Zoli, A.; Bossche, P. van den; Delespaux, V.; Cuisance, D.; Geerts, S.
Publisher
CIRAD-EMVT (Département d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire du CIRAD), Cachan Cedex, France
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 2009, 62, 1, pp 33-38
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During 2008, 44 of the 53 (83%) Member States of the African Union submitted their disease status report to IBAR. This was an improvement over 2007 where only 32 (60%) countries filed their report. Out of the expected 636 monthly disease reports from all countries, IBAR received a total of 505...

Publisher
African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Pan African Animal Health Yearbook, 2008, 2008, pp x + 51 + XV pp.
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This disease factsheet covers the aetiology, geographical distribution, host range, transmission, disinfection, incubation period, clinical signs, communicability, postmortem lesions, diagnosis, morbidity, mortality, treatment and prevention of Wesselsbron disease. [The CFSPH factsheets are...

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Center for Food Security and Public Health, Iowa State University, Iowa, USA
Citation
Wesselsbron disease, 2006, pp 3 pp.
Abstract

Host and distribution data are presented for 1573 male and 439 female H. paraleachi collected from 158 hosts representing at least 23 mammalian species. Specimens were collected over a wide ecological range in Africa (19 countries) from sea level to 2640 m altitude, 15°W to 45°E and 20°N to 20°S....

Author(s)
El-Kammah, K. M.; Hoogstraal, H.; Camicas, J. L.
Citation
International Journal of Acarology, 1992, 18, 3, pp 205-212
Abstract

D. hospes has already been reported in Sudan, Ghana, Senegal, Guinea and Nigeria. This paper records its occurrence in zebu cattle in North Cameroon and the Central African Republic, in sheep in south-west Chad, and in a buffalo in Congo. A map shows the known infected area in Chad and Cameroon....

Author(s)
Graber, M.; Oumatie, O.
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1964, 17, pp 523-533
Abstract

The 21 strains from various territories differed serologically from type 1 (Roberts) and type B (Carter). Haemagglutination, agar gel diffusion and mouse protection tests indicate that there is an African strain of P. multocida (antigenically different from type 1) isolated in Senegal, Mali,...

Author(s)
Perreau, P.
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1961, 14, pp 245-256
Datasheet
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Feral cattle can be distinguished from domestic stock only by their location and lack of ear marks or tags. Their size and conformation vary greatly...

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