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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

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

The third and last volume of the series dealing with important tropical diseases of cattle follows "Die Rinderpest" [Rinderpest, see V.B. 32, abst. 1300] and "Die Lungenseuche" [Contagious bovine pleuropneumonia, see V.B. 33, abst. 4572 and is a textbook for veterinarians and agriculturalists in...

Author(s)
Hussel, L.; Eichler, W.; Liebisch, A.; Schneider, J.
Publisher
Leipzig: S. Hirzel.,
Citation
Die protozoaren Blutparasit-osen der Haustiere in warmen Landern., 1966, pp ix + 220 pp.
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

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

There were 19 Veterinary Surgeons on the staff. The Veterinary Research branch has been combined with the Veterinary Department under the Director of Veterinary Services. Four professional officers resigned during the year. At the end of the year there were six vacancies for Veterinary Surgeons...

Author(s)
Lawrence, D. A.
Publisher
Salisbury: Rhodesian Printing & Publishing Co. Ltd.,
Citation
Report of the Director of Veterinary Services for the year 1948., 1949, pp 17 pp.
Abstract

The authors described recent observations on external parasites of livestock in S. Africa and made recommendations as to the direction of future research in this field.
Tripanosomiasis is not a major problem as it is confined to an area in Zululand. Three species of tsetse fly are present, Glossina ...

Author(s)
Du Toit, R.; Graf, H.; Theiler, G.
Publisher
Johannesburg.,
Citation
Commun. Afr. Reg. Sci. Conf., 1949, C(k) 6, pp 5 pp.
Abstract

The technical staff consisted of the Veterinary Pathologist and the Assistant Veterinary Pathologist. In addition to the routine work of the laboratory several new paddocks were cleared and fenced, museum specimens were arranged and new library accommodation was taken over.
Nearly 1, 200 units of...

Author(s)
Mettam, R. W. M.
Publisher
Uganda,
Citation
Report. Veterinary Department, 1936, pp 15-19 pp.

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