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This study was conducted to investigate the hypothesis that the lungs in East Coast fever are infiltrated by different subsets of lymphocytes that may be responsible in the pathogenesis of pulmonary edema. Four steers, 7-10 months old, were experimentally infected by subcutaneous injection with 0.5 ...

Author(s)
Kessy, V. M. J.; Matovelo, J. A.
Publisher
Veterinary Solutions LLC, Apopka, USA
Citation
International Journal of Applied Research in Veterinary Medicine, 2011, 9, 1, pp 87-99
Abstract

Theileria parva is the causative agent of Corridor disease in cattle in South Africa. The African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) is the reservoir host, and, as these animals are important for eco-tourism in South Africa, it is compulsory to test and certify them disease free prior to translocation. A T. ...

Author(s)
Chaisi, M. E.; Sibeko, K. P.; Collins, N. E.; Potgieter, F. T.; Oosthuizen, M. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2011, 182, 2/4, pp 150-162
Abstract

The study on the impacts of wildlife-livestock interactions within and around Arusha National Park (Tanzania) was conducted in 2010. The purpose was to investigate on the factors influencing these interactions and their respective impacts to the conservation initiatives and the wellbeing of local...

Author(s)
Maleko, D. D.; Mbassa, G. N.; Maanga, W. F.; Sisya, E. S.
Publisher
Maxwell Scientific Organization, Birmingham, UK
Citation
Current Research Journal of Biological Sciences, 2012, 4, 4, pp 471-476
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
Abstract

The tick-borne protozoan parasite Theileria parva causes East Coast fever (ECF), a severe lymphoproliferative disease of cattle that is a major constraint to the improvement of livestock in eastern, central and southern Africa. Studies in cattle experimentally infected with T. parva have shown that ...

Author(s)
Katzer, F.; Ngugi, D.; Walker, A. R.; McKeever, D. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2010, 167, 2/4, pp 236-243
Abstract

The prevalence of and case fatality rate due to East Coast fever (ECF) were estimated in 1402 dairy cattle in 87 small herds in the Dar es Salaam region of Tanzania, from January 2003 to January 2005 using a capture-recapture method. Information on clinical cases and deaths due to ECF were obtained ...

Author(s)
Kivaria, F. M.; Noordhuizen, J. P. T. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2010, 184, 2, pp 187-193
Abstract

The current study was undertaken to determine if white-tailed deer in south Texas harbor Babesia bovis, a causative agent of bovine babesiosis. Blood samples from free-ranging white-tailed deer (Odocoileus virginianus) on two ranches in LaSalle and Webb Counties were screened for B. bovis and other ...

Author(s)
Ramos, C. M.; Cooper, S. M.; Holman, P. J.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2010, 172, 3/4, pp 214-220
Abstract

Cape buffalo (Syncerus caffer) are considered to be an important reservoir for various tick-borne haemoparasites of veterinary importance. In this study we have compared the haemoparasite carrier prevalence in buffalo from four geographically isolated national parks in Uganda [Lake Mburo National...

Author(s)
Oura, C. A. L.; Tait, A.; Asiimwe, B.; Lubega, G. W.; Weir, W.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2011, 175, 3/4, pp 212-219
Abstract

Serologic and molecular evidence suggest that white-tailed deer in South Texas and North Mexico carry the agents of bovine babesiosis, Babesia bovis and Babesia bigemina. To determine if white-tailed deer in central Texas, which is outside the known occurrence of the vector tick at this time,...

Author(s)
Holman, P. J.; Carroll, J. E.; Pugh, R.; Davis, D. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2011, 177, 3/4, pp 298-304
AbstractFull Text

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.

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