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The infection and treatment (ITM) live vaccination method for control of Theileria parva infection in cattle is increasingly being adopted, particularly in Maasai pastoralist systems. Several studies indicate positive impacts on human livelihoods. Importantly, the first detailed protocol for live...

Author(s)
Bishop, R. P.; Odongo, D.; Ahmed, J.; Mwamuye, M.; Fry, L. M.; Knowles, D. P.; Nanteza, A.; Lubega, G.; Gwakisa, P.; Clausen, P. H.; Obara, I.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2020, 67, s1, pp 56-67
Abstract

Background: The tick population of Africa includes several important genera belonging to the family Ixodidae. Many of these ticks are vectors of protozoan and rickettsial pathogens including Theileria parva that causes East Coast fever, a debilitating cattle disease endemic to eastern, central and...

Author(s)
Rothen, J.; Githaka, N.; Kanduma, E. G.; Olds, C.; Pflüger, V.; Mwaura, S.; Bishop, R. P.; Daubenberger, C.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2016, 9, 151, pp (15 March 2016)
Abstract

Theileria parva causes East Coast fever, an economically important disease of cattle in sub-Saharan Africa. We describe a nested polymerase chain reaction (nPCR) assay for the detection of T. parva DNA in cattle blood spotted onto filter paper using primers derived from the T. parva-specific...

Author(s)
Odongo, D. O.; Sunter, J. D.; Kiara, H. K.; Skilton, R. A.; Bishop, R. P.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2010, 106, 2, pp 357-365

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