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Abstract

The methods used to determine the efficiency of vaccines in common use in Kenya are given. The use of simultaneous and combined vaccines in animals is reviewed briefly. Experiments in the laboratory and the field were made in g.pigs and cattle to study the effects of using various combinations of...

Author(s)
Simpson, R. M.
Publisher
Comm. for Technical Cooperation in Africa South of the Sahara, Publ. Bureau, London, UK
Citation
Bulletin of epizootic diseases of Africa, 1964, 12, pp 405-428
Abstract

An attenuated field strain of rinderpest virus isolated from an eland (Taurotragus oryx[Taurotragus oryx]) was stable on serial passage in cattle. It infected zebu and grade cattle, hairy sheep and goats but not pigs, mice, g.pigs and rabbits.
The disease in cattle was non-lethal, with mild but...

Author(s)
Robson, J.; Arnold, R. M.; Plowright, W.; Scott, G. R.
Publisher
Comm. for Technical Cooperation in Africa South of the Sahara, Publ. Bureau, London, UK
Citation
Bulletin of epizootic diseases of Africa, 1959, 7, pp 97-102
Abstract

Vaccines produced during 1968 included 700, 000 doses of rinderpest tissue culture vaccine, 33, 000 doses of rinderpest lapinized vaccine (mainly for use in Congo-Kinshasa), 990, 000 doses of a mixed vaccine against rinderpest and contagious bovine pleuro pneumonia (CBPP), 291, 000 doses of CBPP...

Author(s)
Graber, M.
Publisher
Fort Lamy, Chad: Laboratoire de Farcha,
Citation
Chad. Institut d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux. Region de recherches vétérinaires et zootechniques d'Afrique Céntrale. Laboratoire de Farcha. Rapport annuel 1968. I. II., 1969, pp 505 pp.
Abstract

During 1963, RABIES was confirmed in 47 dogs (from Senegal 10, Ivory Coast 14, Upper Volta 13, Togo 4, Dahomey 3, Mauretania 2, Niger 1), two cats (Upper Volta 1, Niger 1) and a tiger-cat (Togo). Rabies virus was demonstrated in the salivary glands of six of the 14 infected animals examined. In a...

Author(s)
Orue, J.
Publisher
Laboratoire National de l'Elevage., Dakar-Hann, Senegal
Citation
Institut d'Elevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux. Region de recherches vétérinaires et zootechniques de I'Ouest Africain. Rapports sur le fonctionnement pour les annees 1963 et 1964., 1965, pp 232 & 192 pp.
Abstract

Several cases of para vaccinia (false cowpox) in cattle were observed at Astrida (Ruanda-Urundi). The clinical symptoms and the course of the disease were studied in a herd of 15 cows over 18 months. Artificial transmission to cattle, though successful in some animals, gave irregular results. A...

Author(s)
Huygelen, C.; Thienpont, D.; Dekeyser, P. J.; Vandervelden, M.
Publisher
Comm. for Technical Cooperation in Africa South of the Sahara, Publ. Bureau, London, UK
Citation
Bulletin of epizootic diseases of Africa, 1960, 8, pp 233-240
Abstract

In the production of lapinized rinderpest vaccine at Muguga, Kenya, two completely separate units are used, one for vaccine production and housing of the rabbits and the other for handling of virulent rinderpest virus. The vaccine, which is a live substain of the Nakamura III strain attenuated by...

Author(s)
Rampton, C. S.; Evans, S. A.; Scott, G. R.
Publisher
Comm. for Technical Cooperation in Africa South of the Sahara, Publ. Bureau, London, UK
Citation
Bulletin of epizootic diseases of Africa, 1958, 6, pp 23-36
Abstract

An outbreak of a disease in calves not previously diagnosed in South Africa, and closely resembling sporadic bovine encephalomyelitis is described.
The main symptoms and lesions were: mucopurulent nasal discharge; lacrimation; progressive paralysis; a fibrinous peritonitis, pleuritis and...

Author(s)
Tustin, R. C.; Maré, J.; Van Heerden, A.
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Medical Association, 1961, 32, pp 117-123
Abstract

Outbreaks of a fatal disease of cattle were observed in Ituri (Belgian Congo) during 1958. Symptoms included high fever, blood-stained diarrhoea and pronounced dyspnoea; death occurred in 12-24 hours. P.M. examination revealed haemorrhagic gastro-enteritis, pulmonary oedema or bronchopneumonia,...

Author(s)
Lambelin, G.; Ectors, F.
Publisher
Societe Belge de Medecine Tropicale, Bruxelles, Belgium
Citation
Annales de la Societe Belge de Medecine Tropicale, 1960, 40, pp 183-187
Abstract

The report begins with a review of the Institute's principal activities and developments 1961-63 by Dr. Galloway, who retired at the end of 1963 after 24 years as director. Then come more detailed reports from the individual departments. Over 31/2 million doses of live and inactivated F & M...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Pirbright: The Institute,
Citation
Great Britain. The Animal Virus Research Institute Report for the years 1961-1963., 1964, pp 35 pp.
Abstract

The complement-fixation test used at Onderstepoort was compared with that used at Animal Disease Research Institute at Hull, Quebec (ADRI) on infected calf and sheep serum. In the first method, the tests are incubated at 37°C for 90 min. and the test serum samples are inactivated at 53 °C; whereas...

Author(s)
Gray, D. P.; Willis, N. G.; Girand, A.; Ruckerbauer, G. M.; Boulanger, P.; Bannister, G. L.
Citation
Canadian Journal of Comparative Medicine, 1967, 31, pp 182-188

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