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Objectives: The objective of this study was to assess whether cytotoxic T cells (CTL) generated by the live vaccine, known as "ITM Muguga cocktail", which is used for the cattle disease East Cost fever (ECF) in Sub-Saharan Africa, showed a broad reactivity against many different strains of the...

Author(s)
Steinaa, L.; Svitek, N.; Awino, E.; Saya, R.; Toye, P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Research Notes, 2018, 11, 44, pp (17 January 2018)
Abstract

The Infection and Treatment Method (ITM) of vaccination against the apicomplexan parasite Theileria parva has been used since the early 1970s and is still the only commercially available vaccine to combat the fatal bovine disease, East Coast fever (ECF). The disease is tick-transmitted and results...

Author(s)
Patel, E.; Mwaura, S.; Kiara, H.; Morzaria, S.; Peters, A.; Toye, P.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2016, 7, 2, pp 306-314
Abstract

Theileriosis is a burning veterinary problem of the rural livestock oriented communities. It has a profound effect on hematological values and causes huge morbidity and mortality in cattle population, which reflect economic losses and elevates the poverty level. Critical review of the literature...

Author(s)
Naila Gul; Sultan Ayaz; Irum Gul; Mian Adnan; Sumaira Shams; Noor-ul-Akbar
Publisher
Excellent Publishers, Tamil Nadu, India
Citation
International Journal of Current Microbiology and Applied Sciences, 2015, 4, 8, pp 1000-1018
Abstract

Vector-borne diseases in cattle and small ruminants (e.g. trypanosomosis, Rift Valley fever and East Coast fever) are associated with major economic losses in tropical countries, and particularly on the African continent. A variety of control strategies (e.g. management, vaccination and/or...

Author(s)
Bahbahani, H.; Hanotte, O.
Publisher
Office International des Épizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Revue Scientifique et Technique - Office International des Épizooties, 2015, 34, 1, pp 185-197
AbstractFull Text

Theileria parva is a haemoprotozoan parasite that causes fatal lymphoproliferative disease of cattle, East Coast fever (ECF), transmitted by Rhipicephalus appendiculatus tick. There are many stocks of T. parva differing in various features. Immunity elicited by immunization is stock specific and...

Author(s)
Rukambile, E. J.; Mbassa, G. K.; Luziga, C. D.; Mwaijibe, L. R.; Magwisha, H. B.; Mamiro, K. A.; Makondo, Z. E.
Publisher
Tanzania Veterinary Association, Morogoro, Tanzania
Citation
Tanzania Veterinary Journal, 2014, 29, 2, pp 27-34
AbstractFull Text

A study was conducted to determine the protection ability of East Coast fever (ECF) vaccine delivered in several regions of Tanzania. A total of 1216 immunised cattle were sampled from four regions of Tanzania for analysis of Theileria parva antibody levels. Animals that were examined came from...

Author(s)
Magwisha, H. B.; Ruheta, M. R.; Mbwambo, H. A.; Madege, M.; Ranga, E. E.; Makungu, L. S.
Publisher
Commonwealth Veterinary Association, Bangalore, India
Citation
Journal of Commonwealth Veterinary Association, 2011, 27, 2, pp 87-92
Abstract

Bos taurus steers, previously treated with acaricide but washed before the trial commenced, were introduced sequentially to a paddock with a high level of T. parva infected ticks. The 12 animals exhibited macroschizonts in lymph nodes at 7-12 days, a febrile response at 9-13 days, and died at 14-21 ...

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Radley, D. E.; Brown, C. G. D.; Cunningham, M. P.; Kimber, C. D.; Musisi, F. L.; Purnell, R. E.; Stagg, S. M.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1975, 96, No.24, pp 525-527
Abstract

Cattle were infected by s/c or i/v inoculation of 107 tissue culture lymphoblasts containing macro-schizonts of Th. parva. The infection produced went through the complete life cycle. Inoculation of 109 infected cells produced fatal disease in two cattle. Most cattle receiving 105-109 cells had...

Author(s)
Brown, C. G. D.; Malmquist, W. A.; Cunningham, M. P.; Radley, D. E.; Burridge, M. J.
Publisher
Washington,
Citation
Proceedings 2nd int. Conger. Parasit., 1970, 4, pp 59-60
Abstract

Cattle were infected by s/c or i/v inoculation of 107 tissue culture lymphoblasts containing macro-schizonts of Th. parva. The infection produced went through the complete life cycle. Inoculation of 109 infected cells produced fatal disease in two cattle. Most cattle receiving 105-109 cells had...

Author(s)
Cunningham, M. P.; Brown, C. G. D.; Purnell, R. E.; Radley, D. E.; Burridge, M. J.; Musoke, A. J.; Sempebwa, C.
Publisher
Washington,
Citation
Proceedings 2nd int. Conger. Parasit., 1970, 4, pp 61
Abstract

Cattle were infected by s/c or i/v inoculation of 107 tissue culture lymphoblasts containing macro-schizonts of Th. parva. The infection produced went through the complete life cycle. Inoculation of 109 infected cells produced fatal disease in two cattle. Most cattle receiving 105-109 cells had...

Author(s)
Cunningham, M. P.; Brown, C. G. D.; Purnell, R. E.; Musoke, A. J.; Burridge, M. J.
Publisher
Washington,
Citation
Proceedings 2nd int. Conger. Parasit., 1970, 4, pp 60

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