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In Tanzania, control of East Coast fever (ECF) has predominantly relied on tick control using acaricides and chemotherapy, little on ECF vaccination, and very little on dissemination regarding animal immunization. In this paper, the prevalence, control measure, and tolerance of Tanzania Shorthorn...

Author(s)
Laisser, E. L. K.; Chenyambuga, S. W.; Karimuribo, E. D.; Msalya, G.; Kipanyula, M. J.; Mwilawa, A. J.; Mdegela, R. H.; Kusiluka, L. J. M.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2017, 49, 4, pp 813-822
Abstract

This study was carried out to assess farmers' knowledge and perceptions on tick species, tick-borne diseases (TBDs), tick control measures, production constraints and tolerance of Tarime and Sukuma zebu cattle to TBDs. The study involved 240 agro-pastoralists from Serengeti, Tarime, Maswa and Meatu ...

Author(s)
Laisser, E. L. K.; Chenyambuga, S. W.; Msalya, G.; Kipanyula, M. J.; Mdegela, R. H.; Karimuribo, E. D.; Mwilawa, A. J.; Kusiluka, L. J. M.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2015, 27, 4, pp Article 64
Abstract

The veterinarian responsible for the Iringa dipping scheme, in which East Coast fever (ECF, caused by Theileria parva) was eradicated in the early 1950s from an enzootic area of southwestern Tanzania containing a zebu cattle population of 160 000, discusses the scheme with reference to modern day...

Author(s)
Yeoman, G. H.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1991, 129, 18, pp 414-415
Abstract

Control measures against theileriosis, due to Theileria parva, in cattle in Tanzania are outlined. Dipping measures against the vector Rhipicephalus appendiculatus and treatment using antiprotozoal agents are summarized.

Author(s)
Kavishe, T. S.
Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Theileriosis in eastern, central and southern Africa. Proceedings of a workshop on East Coast fever immunization held in Lilongwe, Malawi 20-22 September 1988, 1989, pp 22-26
Abstract

Nineteen pure-bred Jersey (Bos taurus) calves and 2 Jersey × New Zealand milking Zebu (NZMZ) cross- bred calves aged 13-15 months were immunized on Pemba Island, Zanzibar, with 1 ml of Theileria parva stabilate (2913) at a 1:10 dilution. Nine pure-bred Jersey calves and one NZMZ calf (Friesian (Bos ...

Author(s)
Woodford, J. D.; Gayer, J. G.; Dolan, T. T.; Morzaria, S. P.
Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Theileriosis in eastern, central and southern Africa. Proceedings of a workshop on East Coast fever immunization held in Lilongwe, Malawi 20-22 September 1988, 1989, pp 80-82
Abstract

Cypermethrin-impregnated ear-tags (Decum) were placed in both ears of 20 East African shorthorn Zebu (Bos indicus) × Jersey (Bos taurus) calves in Tanzania at birth and removed at 8 weeks of age. The calves were hand-sprayed with coumaphos (Asuntol) at weekly intervals. During the 8 week period of...

Author(s)
Woodford, J. D.
Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Theileriosis in eastern, central and southern Africa. Proceedings of a workshop on East Coast fever immunization held in Lilongwe, Malawi 20-22 September 1988, 1989, pp 166-167
Abstract

FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE was still the most important problem. A vaccine from Amsterdam was used against types O and A. Type SAT.2 invaded from Tanganyika early in the year and mass inoculations with the Pirbright experimental modified live vaccine prevented further spread. Reactions to the Pirbright ...

Author(s)
MacOwan, K. D. S.
Publisher
Nairobi: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Kenya., 1961, pp 105 pp.
Abstract

III. Drought conditions continued from 1943 into 1944. The cattle population fell by some 200, 000 head and the sheep and goat statistics indicate a drop of 20 % to just over four million. The hardiness and resistance of the zebu to disease and severe climatic conditions suggest that very careful...

Author(s)
Lowe, H. J.
Publisher
Dar es Salaam : Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry for the year 1944, 1945, pp 20 pp.
Abstract

I. This report records the efforts of the Tanganyika veterinary department to meet wartime commitments during a year of drought; that success was achieved is indicated by the record figures for the marketing of livestock and livestock products. The territory has a cattle population of six million.
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Author(s)
Lowe, H. J.
Publisher
Dar es Salaam : Govt. Printer,
Citation
Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Science and Animal Husbandry, 1941. (Part I.) Routine activities and normal progress of the Department, 1942, pp 9 pp.
Abstract

East Coast Fever. -In the report regarding this disease the following points are dealt with: -The history of the disease in the Protectorate; Immunity; The division of the country into " clean " and " infected " areas, with the limits of each; Measures for dealing with the disease, and the...

Citation
Report of the Department of Agriculture, Nairobi. 1911-1912, 1912,

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