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Little is known about the occurrence of haemoparasites in cattle in communal grazing areas of Mungwi District of Northern Province, Zambia. Clinical signs and post mortem lesions are pathognomonic of mixed tick-borne infections especially babesiosis, anaplasmosis and East Coast fever. The main...

Author(s)
Tembo, S.; Collins, N. E.; Sibeko-Matjila, K. P.; Troskie, M.; Vorster, I.; Byaruhanga, C.; Oosthuizen, M. C.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2018, 9, 3, pp 707-717
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

Bovine tuberculosis (bTB), caused by Mycobacterium bovis, remains a major livestock and public health problem in both high and low-income countries. With the current absence of an effective vaccine, control in cattle populations is reliant on regular testing and removal of positive animals....

Author(s)
Kelly, R. F.; Callaby, R.; Egbe, N. F.; Williams, D. J. L.; Victor, N. N.; Tanya, V. N.; Sander, M.; Ndip, L.; Ngandolo, R.; Morgan, K. L.; Handel, I. G.; Mazeri, S.; Muwonge, A. de C.; Bronsvoort, B. M.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2018, 5, September, pp 214
Abstract

A cross-sectional study was conducted on the major skin diseases of cattle in Hawassa city with the objectives of estimating the prevalence and assessing the effect of different risk factors in the occurrence of these skin diseases in the study area. The study was conducted with thorough physical...

Author(s)
Zekarias Fantaye; Melake, B. M.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health, 2018, 10, 3, pp 89-95
Abstract

Abortion in dairy cattle may be caused by infectious and non-infectious agents. Infectious causes of abortion in dairy cattle include brucellosis, leptospirosis, listeriosis, Q fever, bovine viral diarrhea, mycotic abortion and neosporosis. Non-infectious causes of abortion in dairy cattle are...

Author(s)
Dereje Tulu; Benti Deresa; Feyisa Begna; Abiy Gojam
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health, 2018, 10, 1, pp 1-13
AbstractFull Text

Ticks are the most important external parasites of cattle and are known to transmit more pathogens than any other group of arthropods worldwide. About 80% of the world cattle population is at risk of ticks and tick-borne diseases, causing a global annual loss of $US22-30 billion. In Africa, the...

Author(s)
Nyangiwe, N.; Yawa, M.; Muchenje, V.
Publisher
South African Society of Animal Science, Hatfield, South Africa
Citation
South African Journal of Animal Science, 2018, 48, 5, pp 829-841
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 cross-sectional survey was carried out to investigate the seroprevalence of ovine and bovine brucellosis in the livestock-wildlife interface area of Nechisar National Park, Ethiopia. Furthermore, producer's knowledge about brucellosis and its zoonotic potential was assessed using a structured...

Author(s)
Hassen Chaka; Gezahegn Aboset; Abebe Garoma; Balako Gumi; Thys, E.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2018, 50, 5, pp 1041-1049
Abstract

This issue presents 14 papers from the AEEMA Meeting held last 30 May to 1 June 2018. Topics of papers includes: heterogeneity in the excretion of Brucella melitensis in Alpine ibex; Ibex's brucellosis infection in the Bargy range: What's new from genetic; Alpine ibex vaccination against...

Author(s)
Dufour, B.
Publisher
Association pour l'Étude de l'Épidémiologie des Maladies Animales, Maisons-Alfort, France
Citation
Épidémiologie et Santé Animale, 2018, No.74, pp 1-179
Abstract

Cattle and poultry enterprises are among the major contributors to food security and socioeconomic empowerment of households in Uganda. However, various diseases constrain their productivity. A two-year retrospective study between April 2012 and March 2014 was conducted using records for cattle and ...

Author(s)
Byaruhanga, J.; Tayebwa, D. S.; Eneku, W.; Afayoa, M.; Mutebi, F.; Ndyanabo, S.; Kakooza, S.; Okwee-Acai, J.; Tweyongyere, R.; Wampande, E. M.; Vudriko, P.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
International Journal of Veterinary Science and Medicine, 2017, 5, 2, pp 168-174

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