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Livestock-wildlife interactions promote the transmission of a wide range of infectious diseases that constraint livestock production. We used a participatory appraisal approach to find out and rank infectious diseases of concern to pastoralists in a zone of intense wildlife-livestock interaction...

Author(s)
Nthiwa, D.; Alonso, S.; Odongo, D.; Kenya, E.; Bett, B.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2019, 51, 5, pp 1097-1103
Abstract

Cattle disease can have severe negative impacts on the livelihoods of the poor, but still, animal disease management and outreach often remain suboptimal in low-income settings. In a study on Basongora pastoralists in Uganda, we examined local priorities, perceptions and practices regarding cattle...

Author(s)
Chenais, E.; Fischer, K.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2018, 5, June, pp 119
Abstract

A participatory epidemiological (PE) study was conducted with livestock keepers in Moroto and Kotido districts, Karamoja Region, Uganda, between October and December 2013 to determine the management options and relative importance of tick-borne diseases (TBDs) amongst transhumant zebu cattle. Data...

Author(s)
Byaruhanga, C.; Oosthuizen, M. C.; Collins, N. E.; Knobel, D.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2015, 122, 3, pp 287-297
Abstract

Livestock keeping is the mainstay for the pastoral community while also providing social and cultural value. This study ranked main production constraints and cattle diseases that impacted livelihood and estimated herd prevalence, incidence rate, and impact of diseases on production parameters in a ...

Author(s)
Onono, J. O.; Wieland, B.; Rushton, J.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2013, 45, 6, pp 1415-1422
AbstractFull Text

During the year under review 47 Member States (MSs) of the African Union (AU) submitted disease reports to the Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources of African Union (AU-IBAR) compared to the 42 that submitted reports in 2011. Although an improvement of nearly 12% over the number of MSs that...

Publisher
African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Pan African Animal Health Yearbook, 2012, 2012, pp xi + 73 pp.
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In 2011, 42 Member States (MS) of the African Union (AU) submitted their disease reports to the Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources of African Union (AU-IBAR). The number of countries that reported their disease situation to AU-IBAR has decreased by 11.68% from 49 (92.45%) in 2010 to 42...

Publisher
African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Pan African Animal Health Yearbook, 2011, 2011, pp xiii + 90 pp.
Abstract

The effect of long-acting oxytetracycline treatment in the development of sequestra in contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP)-infected animals was determined. Thirty five clinically healthy zebu cattle, negative for CBPP antibodies (as tested by a competitive ELISA), were infected with Mycoplasma ...

Author(s)
Bolajoko, M. B.; Moses, G. D.; Gambari-Bolajoko, K. O.; Ifende, V. I.; Emenna, P.; Bala, A.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health, 2011, 3, 1, pp 11-13
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An epidemiological survey was carried out in the region of Lake Chad to determine the cattle diseases in the area and confirm the existence of Trypanosoma vivax. A transversal survey was conducted among 160 farmers followed by herd monitoring among 1000 animals. Results showed that the farmers in...

Author(s)
Doutoum, A. A.; Mbaindingatoloum, F. M.; Thebaud, E.; Delafosse, A.; Michaux, Y.; Desquesnes, M.
Publisher
Ecole Inter-Etats des Sciences et Medecine Veterinaires de Dakar, Dakar, Senegal
Citation
Revue Africaine de Santé et de Productions Animales, 2004, 2, 2, pp 144-147
Abstract

This atlas presents concise information with colour images of major animal diseases. For each disease there is information on the aetiology, epidemiology, diagnosis, and prevention and control. The images are of high quality and are chosen to help field veterinary personnel in making a diagnosis....

Author(s)
Fernández, P. J.; White, W. R.
Publisher
OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health), Paris, France
Citation
Atlas of transboundary animal diseases, 2010, pp 277 pp.
AbstractFull Text

In 2010, 49 of the African Union (AU) Member States (MS) submitted their animal disease reports to AU-IBAR. This was the highest number of reports since 2000. Out of the expected 636 monthly disease reports from all MS, 560 were received as compared to 551 reports received in 2009. From the 2010...

Publisher
African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Pan African Animal Health Yearbook, 2010, 2010, pp ix + 71 pp.

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