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Abstract

Oestrid larvae causing myiasis display a wide degree of biodiversity, in terms of species of domestic and wild mammals infected and anatomical sites. The presence in some regions of southern Europe of a high number of different species of oestrids in domestic animals stimulated interest in...

Author(s)
Otranto, D.; Colwell, D. D.
Publisher
PRINCEPS Editions, Issy-les-Moulineaux, France
Citation
Parasite, 2008, 15, 3, pp 257-260
Abstract

Data on traumatic myiasis by Cochliomyia hominivorax in Libya were reported from August 1988 until February 1989. A total of 468 cases of screwworm myiasis were recorded in 7 species of livestock and 229 humans, mainly children, were also found to be infested. Cattle and sheep were the most common...

Author(s)
El-Azazy, O. M. E.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1992, 42, 3-4, pp 303-310
Abstract

The distribution of Amblyomma cajennense (F.) in Trinidad is discussed. The tick was found on cattle, sheep, goats, horses, donkeys, buffaloes, dogs and man. It was not found in areas with a mean annual rainfall of over 70 in. It was most abundant on well-drained sandy soil. It was most numerous in ...

Author(s)
Smith, M. W.
Citation
Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 1975, 69, 1, pp 121-129
Abstract

The extreme climatic differences due to the geographical position of the country, have a marked influence on the incidence of certain animal diseases. In the most southerly region, where annual rainfalls range from 30 mm. inland, to 400 mm. on the coast, losses in sheep from enterotoxaemia are...

Author(s)
Schulz, L. C.
Citation
Deutsche Tierarztliche Wochenschrift, 1964, 71, pp 397-402
Abstract

There are 307, 026 cattle, 78, 709 sheep, 326, 113 goats, 77, 145 pigs, 37 horses and 199 donkeys.
Tick-borne diseases are the most common causes of losses. EAST COAST FEVER is endemic in the Northern and Central Provinces; of 298 cases diagnosed in the Central Province, most occurred during the...

Author(s)
Faulkner, D. E.
Publisher
Zomba (Nyasaland) : Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report, 1955. Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1956, pp 47 pp.
Abstract

The livestock population was estimated to be 44 million sheep and goats, 950, 000 camels. 100.000 cattle, 60, 000 donkeys, 3, 000 horses and 4 million poultry. Rinderpest occurred sporadically in two areas. Foot and mouth disease and bovine tuberculosis are widespread. Anthrax occurs sporadically...

Author(s)
Yasin, S. A.
Publisher
Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations,
Citation
F.A.O. Report, 1963, 1669, pp 26 pp.
Abstract

The publication in 1930 of the first edition of Hull's book was an important event and the book had a potent effect in developing interest in the role of animals in causation of disease in man. Nearly 35 years later we have the 5th edition, a much larger book than the original, compiled and edited...

Publisher
Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas.,
Citation
Diseases transmitted from animals to Man, 1963, 5th Edit, pp xxii+967 pp.
Abstract

The author gives a review of the literature of camel mange, describes the parasite and gives an identification key. Surmise is made as to the periods of egg laying and the period of incubation of the eggs, and it is suggested that the mite may sometimes be ovoviviparous.
Experiments were carried...

Author(s)
Said, M. S.
Publisher
Cairo,
Citation
Thesis, 1946, pp 85 pp.
Abstract

The Conference was attended by 14 representatives of six West Indian Governments.
The delegates agreed that the incidence of TB. was low in the West Indies. The principal reservoir was working cattle and steers. In Jamaica there were 6 % reacting among working oxen while the figure for all cattle...

Publisher
Kingston: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Canadian Journal of Research, 1947, pp 7 pp.
Abstract

The number of the staff remained the same as in the previous year, one vacancy for a veterinary research officer was not filled at the end of the year on grounds of economy. RINDERPEST control was still the main occupation of the department, together with that of the other cattle diseases which are ...

Author(s)
Henderson, W. W.
Publisher
Lagos : Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report on the Veterinary Department for the Year 1938., 1940, pp 31 pp.

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