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A cross-sectional study was undertaken to assess prevalence of trypanosomosis, anaplasmosis, babesiosis, ECF and helminth infections and factors associated with them in Kajiado District, Kenya. Purposive and random selection procedures were used to identify participating pastoralists and animals...

Author(s)
Maichomo, M. W.; Gitau, G. K.; Gathuma, J. M.; Ndung'u, J. M.; Kosura, W. O.
Publisher
Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 2010, 58, 1, pp 11-21
Abstract

This review focuses on East Coast fever (also known as theileriosis) and trypanosomiasis in Africa, with the emphasis on their occurrence in Kenya. The diseases are discussed separately under the following subject headings: economic importance; aetiology; parasite characterisation; clinical...

Author(s)
Mbogo, S.
Publisher
Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Review of Kenyan agricultural research: Vol. 40 trypanosomiasis and East Coast fever., 1997, pp viii + 21 pp.
Abstract

Research in Kenya on diseases of animals (especially cattle, sheep and goats) is described under the headings theileriosis (with descriptions of studies on the life cycle of Theileria spp., epidemiology and immune responses and tick vectors (Rhipicephalus appendiculatus)), trypanosomiasis...

Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
ILRAD: 1985. Annual report of the International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases., 1986, pp 92pp.
Abstract

Work on Parafilaria established that it lives for about one year but the oviposition periods are much shorter. Treatment with nitroxynil was effective however, it was difficult to prevent re-infection of young animals, during the next transmission season, in a Parafilaria-infected area. A...

Citation
Annual report of the Secretary for Agricultural Technical Services for the period 1 July, 1978 to 30 June, 1979., 1980, pp vii + 114 pp.
Abstract

This paper describes the apparent distribution and incidence of bovine trypanosomiasis associated with the northward spread of G. morsitans in eastern Ankole, and the regrowth of the Ankole cattle population after the high mortality of the 1890-91 pandemic and the 1919-20 local epidemic of...

Author(s)
Ford, J.; Clifford, H. R.
Citation
Journal of Applied Ecology, 1968, 5, pp 301-337
Abstract

153 cattle were moved into an area where bush clearing had reduced, but had not eliminated tsetse infestation. In order to assess the value of phenanthridinium 897 and stibophen, as curative and prophylactic agents, the animals were divided into five herds. In three of these herds individual...

Author(s)
Wilde, J. K. H.
Citation
Journal of Comparative Pathology, 1947, 57, pp 294-300
Abstract

Nyasaland had 356, 514 cattle, 75, 297 sheep, 460, 611 goats, 119, 913 pigs and a small number of horses and donkeys.
Nine deaths from BLACKLEG were recorded. Animals immunized were 9, 812 cattle and 566 sheep.
TUBERCULOSIS persists in the Mzimba District and also in the S.W. of the Karanga...

Author(s)
Faulkner, D. E.
Publisher
Zomba, Nyasaland: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report, 1959. Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1960, pp 56 pp.
Abstract

ANTHRAX occurs sporadically: 8, 150 cattle were immunized. Two outbreaks in human beings resulted from the ingestion of infected hippopotamus meat. BLACKLEG occurred in all districts. In Mbale 1, 000 animals died; 14, 100 animals were immunized. BOVINE CONTAGIOUS PLEURO-PNEUMONIA remains endemic in ...

Publisher
Entebbe: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual report of the Veterinary Department for the year ended 31st December, 1951., 1952, pp 39 pp.
Abstract

This is an annual report covering the period 1st July, 1954, to 1st June, 1955. anthrax is sporadic; annual vaccination is carried out: blackleg causes more losses but could be controlled if farmers availed themselves of the vaccine in good time. lamb dysentery, enterotoxaemia and malignant oedema...

Citation
Fmg S, Afr., 1956, 31, pp 106-119 ; 136
Abstract

The outstanding feature of this report is the shortage of staff for the work to be done-equivalent to one officer per 600, 000 head.
Sporadic cases of ANTHRAX and BLACKLEG occurred throughout the Protectorate. 13000 cattle were given blackquarter vaccine.
Owing to a break in the quarantine measures ...

Author(s)
Mackintosh, W. L. S.
Publisher
Uganda: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department for the year ended 31st December 1945., 1947, pp 16 pp.

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