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Background: Cattle rearing in Cameroon is both economically and culturally important, however parasitic diseases detrimentally impact cattle productivity. In sub-Saharan Africa bovine fasciolosis is generally attributed to F. gigantica, although understanding of Fasciola species present and local...

Author(s)
Kelly, R. F.; Mazeri, S.; Hartley, C.; Hamman, S. M.; Ngwa, V. N.; Nkongho, E. F.; Tanya, V.; Sander, M.; Ndip, L.; Morgan, K. L.; Muwonge, A.; Handel, I.; Bronsvoort, B. M. C. de; Williams, D. J. L.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2019, 15, 8, pp (03 January 2019)
Abstract

Treating cattle with endectocide is a longstanding veterinary practice to reduce the load of endo and ectoparasites, but has the potential to be added to the malaria control and elimination toolbox, as it also kills malaria mosquitoes feeding on the animals. Here we used openly available data to...

Author(s)
Imbahale, S. S.; Lopez, J. M.; Brew, J.; Paaijmans, K.; Rist, C.; Chaccour, C.
Publisher
Nature Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Scientific Reports, 2019, 9, 1, pp 5826
Abstract

This study was conducted to estimate the prevalence and identify risk factors associated with trematode infections in cattle in and around Bahir Dar, northwest Ethiopia. Fecal samples collected from randomly selected 369 cattle were examined using simple sedimentation technique for differential...

Author(s)
Kassaye Aragaw; Hana Tilahun
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary and Animal Science, 2019, 7, pp 100041
Abstract

African animal trypanosomiasis is a major cause of mortality and economic losses for the livestock industry in Nigeria. Chemotherapy has been the most reliable option for cattle herders, and the most commonly found drug on the market is diminazene aceturate. To ascertain the long-term efficacy of...

Author(s)
Odeniran, P. O.; Macleod, E. T.; Ademola, I. O.; Welburn, S. C.
Publisher
Springer Berlin, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2019, 51, 7, pp 2091-2094
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Background & objectives: Cattle population is relatively dense in Nasarawa State (Nigeria) particularly in Keffi and its environs, where there are more Hausa/Fulani settlers whose main occupation is farming and herding. Unfortunately, the area is purportedly described as a "horde of tsetse fly...

Author(s)
Idahor, K. O.; Adua, M. M.; Saleh, D. F.
Publisher
National Institute of Malaria Research, Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Vector Borne Diseases, 2019, 56, 2, pp 154-158
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A cross-sectional study was conducted from January to December, 2016 in Semi-arid areas of Raya Azebo District with the objectives to estimate the prevalence of ixodid ticks and assessing the difference in infestation among the different host risk factors such as age, sex and body condition scores. ...

Author(s)
Meseret Hadgu; Habtamu Taddele; Atkilt Girma; Haftu Abrha; Haftom Hagos
Publisher
Ethiopian Veterinary Association, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Citation
Ethiopian Veterinary Journal, 2018, 22, 2, pp 53-64
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Dodoru Market is popular for its weekly Market day in Kebbi State, Nigeria. People converge at the market every Monday from various places to buy or sell. Survey of ticks on camels and cattle brought to Dodoru Market for sale was conducted. The aim was to evaluate the prevalence of camel and cattle ...

Author(s)
Abdullahi, Y. M.; Magami, I. M.; Audu, A.; Mainasara, M. M.
Publisher
Altezoro, s.r.o. & Dialog, Košice, Slovakia
Citation
Traektoriâ Nauki, 2018, 4, 4, pp 3001-3004
Abstract

Infection and Treatment Method (ITM) has been practiced in Tanzania for over 20 years as a prevention measure against East Coast Fever disease. It is known that ITM, like natural ECF infection, leads to a carrier state, whereby vaccinated cattle become asymptomatic carriers of the parasite. It is...

Author(s)
Magulu, E.; Kindoro, F.; Mwega, E.; Kimera, S.; Shirima, G.; Gwakisa, P.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2019, 17, pp 100312
Abstract

Theileria parva is a tick-transmitted, apicomplexan protozoan found in buffalo (Syncerus caffer) and cattle in eastern, central and southern Africa. The parasite causes a fatal, lymphoproliferative disease in susceptible cattle. Previous studies have shown that the parasites in buffalo comprise a...

Author(s)
Sitt, T.; Henson, S.; Morrison, W. I.; Toye, P.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 269, pp 21-27
Abstract

Infection of cattle by the tick-borne intra-erythrocytic bacteria of the genus Anaplasma occurs worldwide. Nevertheless, prevalence rates in specific regions are still required to inform cattle farming management decisions. A study was carried out to determine Anaplasma infection prevalence in beef ...

Author(s)
Ramabu, S. S.; Kgwatalala, P. M.; Nsoso, S. J.; Gasebonwe, S.; Kgosiesele, E.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2018, 12, pp 4-8

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