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A study was carried out to determine the prevalence of haemoparasites in cattle in Cauvery delta region over a period of one year. A total of 228 giemsa stained blood smears were screened for the presence of haemoprotozoa, out of which 34 animals were found to be positive. An overall prevalence of...

Author(s)
Jayalakshmi, K.; Sasikala, M.; Veeraselvam, M.; Venkatesan, M.; Yogeshpriya, S.; Ramkumar, P. K.; Selvaraj, P.; Vijayasarathi, M. K.
Publisher
Springer, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2019, 43, 2, pp 308-312
Abstract

Multiplex-PCR, consisting of multiple primer sets within a single reaction mixture to produce amplicons of varying sizes that are specific to haemoprotozoans of bovines, has been standardized and employed for the simultaneous detection of infections. Blood samples were collected from cattle...

Author(s)
Ashuma; Amrita Sharma; Paramjit Kaur; Bal, M. S.; Singla, L. D.
Publisher
Indian Association for the Advancement of Veterinary Parasitology, Chennai, India
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 28, 2, pp 112-116
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This work contains written and coloured photographic information on the clinical signs, diagnosis, prevention and control postmortem findings of infectious animal diseases, including African horse sickness, African swine fever, bluetongue, bovine babesiosis, classical swine fever, contagious bovine ...

Author(s)
Fernández, P. J.; White, W. R.
Publisher
OIE (World Organisation for Animal Health), Paris, France
Citation
Atlas of transboundary animal diseases, 2016, pp 279 pp.
Abstract

Trypanosoma evansi infection, or surra, is currently affecting various species of animals, especially water buffaloes. Since diagnosis is an important aspect of surra control, development of novel diagnostic antigens is of interest to implement and improve the currently utilized methods. Our study...

Author(s)
Thu-thuy Nguyen; Zhou Mo; Ruttayaporn, N.; Quoc Doanh Nguyen; Viet Khong Nguyen; Goto, Y.; Suzuki, Y.; Kawazu, S.; Inoue, N.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 201, 1/2, pp 18-23
Abstract

Livestock in India is an integral component for the livelihood resource of poor farmers. Majority of the milk production in India is contributed by the small and marginal farmers who are very prone to face brunt of undesirable's effects of climate change. Change in climate affects the livestock in...

Author(s)
Jayshri Nema; Hema Tripathi
Publisher
Indian Society of Animal Production and Management, Karnal, India
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Production and Management, 2014, 30, 1/2, pp unpaginated
Abstract

Diagnosis of major endemic bovine parasitic diseases in sub-Saharan Africa such as trypanosomosis, theileriosis, anaplasmosis, babesiosis and cowdriosis is increasingly relying on clinical diagnosis due to deterioration of veterinary services and laboratory facilities. Pyrexia is a common clinical...

Author(s)
Magona, J. W.; Walubengo, J.; Olaho-Mukani, W.; Jonsson, N. N.; Eisler, M. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2009, 160, 3/4, pp 301-305
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In 2011, 42 Member States (MS) of the African Union (AU) submitted their disease reports to the Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources of African Union (AU-IBAR). The number of countries that reported their disease situation to AU-IBAR has decreased by 11.68% from 49 (92.45%) in 2010 to 42...

Publisher
African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Pan African Animal Health Yearbook, 2011, 2011, pp xiii + 90 pp.
Abstract

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

This book chronicles the experiences of Robert Lee, once Dean of the Faculty for Veterinary Medicine at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, when he was in Tanzania whilst he was a newly qualified vet (in 1943) and later when he was a consultant for development projects. It includes the problems faced ...

Author(s)
Lee, R. P.
Publisher
Morrigan, Killala, Irish Republic
Citation
Destination five: memories of an Irish vet in wartime Tanganyika, 2003, pp vi + 263 pp.

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