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While the African trypanosomes are among the best-studied parasites, almost everything we know about them is based on the brucei group, which includes the human-infective sleeping sickness parasites and the causative agent of the cattle plague nagana. The past decades have seen an ever-more...

Author(s)
Krüger, T.; Schuster, S.; Engstler, M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Trends in Parasitology, 2018, 34, 12, pp 1056-1067
Abstract

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

A study was carried out to determine the prevalence of haemoparasites in cattle in Cauvery delta region over a period of one year. A total of 228 giemsa stained blood smears were screened for the presence of haemoprotozoa, out of which 34 animals were found to be positive. An overall prevalence of...

Author(s)
Jayalakshmi, K.; Sasikala, M.; Veeraselvam, M.; Venkatesan, M.; Yogeshpriya, S.; Ramkumar, P. K.; Selvaraj, P.; Vijayasarathi, M. K.
Publisher
Springer, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2019, 43, 2, pp 308-312
Abstract

Cases of hemolytic anemia in beef cattle in an extensive breeding system in Mato Grosso and Rondônia have been monitored since 2008. The affected animals presented weakness, pale or icteric mucosas, blackened urine, prostration and anorexia. The outcome of these cases often is death, principally if ...

Author(s)
Rondelli, L. A. S.; Becker, M.; Caldeira, F. H. B.; Ribeiro, M.; Furlan, F. H.; Colodel, E. M.; Pescador, C. A.; Antoniassi, N. A. B.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2018, 38, 8, pp 1475-1483
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

Background: Despite the highest population, the productivity of Ethiopian livestock is low, and the direct contribution to the national economy is limited. Poor genetic potential, shortage of feed in quantity and quality, poor health care and management practices are the main contributors to low...

Author(s)
Getachew Mebrahtu Welay; Dawit Gebremichael Tedla; Gebreyohans Gebru Teklu; Shishay Kahsay Weldearegay; Mearg Belay Shibeshi; Haftom Hadush Kidane; Berhe Beyene Gebrezgiabher; Teklehaymanot Huluf Abraha
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 293, pp (26 September 2018)
Abstract

A meta-analysis was performed to derive prevalence estimates for Brucella spp., Mycobacterium spp. and Trypanosoma spp. in cattle in Tanzania using data derived from a systematic review of zoonotic hazards in cattle production systems. Articles published before 2012 reporting prevalence and...

Author(s)
Alonso, S.; Dohoo, I.; Lindahl, J.; Verdugo, C.; Akuku, I.; Grace, D.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal Health Research Reviews, 2016, 17, 1, pp 16-27
Abstract

Despite current efforts and political will in Rwanda, livestock sector is facing serious limiting factors to this increase among others animal feeding (quantity and quality), genetic improvement and TADs and zoonoses control and management. A ranking of animal diseases is important in order to...

Author(s)
Mwenedata, J. C.; Kinani, J. F.; Kabeja, A.; Mapendo, I. G. I.; Kanyandekwe, C.; Rutagwenda, T.; Olaho-Mukani, W.; Muruiki, S.; Abdulaziz, M. A. R.; Wesonga, T. W.; Baboucarr, J.
Publisher
Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 2018, 66, 2, pp 387-394
Abstract

Purpose: The purpose of this study was to conduct syndromic surveillance for important veterinary diseases in Koinadugu district, Northern Province, Sierra Leone. Methods: This study examined all veterinary syndromic surveillance reports submitted to the district veterinary office from January 2011 ...

Author(s)
Sundufu, A. J.; Ansumana, R.; Bockarie, A. S.; Bangura, U.; Lamin, J. M.; Jacobsen, K. H.; Stenger, D. A.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2015, 47, 2, pp 473-477
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

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