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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

Although it has been in operation for only 5 years, the International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases has gone a long way towards completing the task for which it was established: developing effective control methods for trypanosomiasis and theileriosis. The laboratory is well situated...

Publisher
PO Box 30709., Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Annual report 1980., 1981, pp 32pp.
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...

Publisher
Pretoria., South Africa
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

Staff were faced with an acute problem of containing CONTAGIOUS BOVINE PLEUROPNEUMONIA in about 7, 000 cattle belonging to Sudanese refugees. The following measures were taken: all Sudanese cattle entering Uganda were directed to the Agoloki quarantine area; within 1-2 weeks all were submitted to...

Author(s)
Nsubuga, H. S. K.
Publisher
Govt. Printer, Entebbe,
Citation
Uganda. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry for the year ended 31st December, 1966., 1967, pp 58 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

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.

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