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The complete amino acid sequence of fowl liver fatty acid synthase was determined from the corresponding cDNA sequence. A 5.3-kb region of cDNA coding for fowl fatty acid synthase was cloned and sequenced that is contiguous to a 2.3-kb region sequenced previously. The cDNA codes for the remaining...

Author(s)
Holzer, K. P.; Liu, W.; Hammes, G. G.
Citation
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 1989, 86, 12, pp 4387-4391
Abstract

This first report on the lice of farm animals in Libya, based on surveys conducted in 1985-88 on 56 farms throughout the country, lists a total of 15 species, as follows: Haematopinus quadripertusus and Linognathus vituli from cattle; Bovicola ovis, L. pedalis, L. africanus and L. ovillus from...

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Gabaj, M. M.; Beesley, W. N.; Awan, M. A. Q.
Citation
Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 1993, 7, 2, pp 138-140
Abstract

Two experiments (conducted in Queensland, Australia), compared broods of Ardeola ibis [Bubulcus ibis] that were naturally tick-infested (by Argas robertsi) with an equal number that were rendered tick-free by application of an acaricide (the pyrethroid, flumethrin) to their nests and of barriers...

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McKilligan, N. G.
Citation
Australian Journal of Ecology, 1996, 21, 4, pp 442-449
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Ixodes scapularis is redescribed, based on laboratory reared specimens originating from Bulloch County, Georgia, USA. Information on distribution, host associations, morphological variation, and medical/veterinary importance is also presented. A great deal of recent work has focused on this species ...

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Keirans, J. E.; Hutcheson, H. J.; Durden, L. A.; Klompen, J. S. H.
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Journal of Medical Entomology, 1996, 33, 3, pp 297-318
Abstract

Records of domestic animals brought to the Veterinary Entomology Laboratory for diagnosis of suspected lice and mite infestation over a 10-year period were analysed. From a total of 794 suspected cases, 137 (17.3%) and 247 (31.1%) were positive for lice and mange mites, respectively. The most...

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George, J. B. D.; Otobo, S.; Ogunleye, J.; Adediminiyi, B.
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Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1992, 24, 2, pp 121-124
Abstract

Information about the following species in Niederösterreich, Austria, is provided: Allocolpocephalum fregili, Pseudomenopon pilosum, Trinoton querquedulae, Menacanthus sinuatus sinuatus, Columbicola columbae columbae, Philopterus ocellatus, Corvonirmus uncinosus, Picophilopterus pici pici,...

Author(s)
Mey, E.; Ressl, F.
Citation
Entomologische Nachrichten und Berichte, 1994, 38, 2, pp 131-132
Abstract

This information kit is a welcome addition to the growing number of publications in the field of traditional veterinary medicine and practices. It is particularly useful in covering a neglected area in veterinary extension work: the use of traditional medicines and medicinal plants. The kit...

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International Institute of Rural Reconstruction (IIRR), Cavite, Philippines
Citation
Ethnoveterinary medicine in Asia: an information kit on traditional animal health care practices., 1994, pp iii + 145 pp.
Abstract

In 1985-88, 2287 farm animals (cattle, camels, sheep, goats, horses, donkeys, dogs and rabbits) suspected of carrying parasitic mites were examined at 58 farms throughout Libya. Mites were identified on 1303 of these animals. The commonest parasites on cattle were Psoroptes and Chorioptes, on...

Author(s)
Gabaj, M. M.; Beesley, W. N.; Awan, M. A. Q.
Citation
Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 1992, 86, 5, pp 537-542
Abstract

A brief account of the introduction and spread of the African tick A. variegatum (the vector of heartwater, caused by Cowdria ruminantium) in the Caribbean is given. Although A. variegatum is thought to have been introduced to the West Indies as long ago as 1828 (when infested cattle were imported...

Author(s)
Uilenberg, G.
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1990, 43, 3, pp 297-299
Abstract

The incidence and distribution of myiasis in domestic animals (cattle, goats, zebu, sheep, dogs, pigs, poultry and elephants) was studied over 2 years (1982-84) in Tamil Nadu, India. Of the 252 cases recorded, 243 were caused by Chrysomya bezziana, 5 by C. megacephala, 2 by Lucilia cuprina, one by...

Author(s)
Joseph, S. A.; Karunamoorthy, G.; Lalitha, C. M.
Citation
Cheiron, 1987, 16, 4, pp 175-178

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