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This study was conducted to assess the incremental effect of natural tick challenge on the infection and treatment method-induced immunity against T. parva under agro-pastoral systems in Simanjiro district, Northern Tanzania. T. parva specific antibody percent positivity and prevalence of T. parva...

Author(s)
Kazungu, Y. E. M.; Mwega, E.; Neselle, M. O.; Sallu, R.; Kimera, S. I.; Gwakisa, P.
Publisher
Elsevier GmbH, München, Germany
Citation
Ticks and Tick-borne Diseases, 2015, 6, 5, pp 587-591
Abstract

In this article, we review the epidemiology of East Coast fever (ECF), a tick borne infection of cattle, in Kenya. The major factors associated with epidemiology of ECF include the agro-ecological zone (AEZ), livestock production system (LPS) and both animal breed and age. These factors appear to...

Author(s)
Gachohi, J. M.; Skilton, R. A.; Hansen, F.; Ngumi, P. N.; Kitala, P. M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2012, 5, 194, pp (7 September 2012)
Abstract

The objective of this study was to investigate the duration of immunity generated by a live vaccine against Theileria annulata infection. Three groups of animals were used. The 1st group was immunized and then challenged 13 months after vaccination. The 2nd group was immunized twice at 16-month...

Author(s)
Ouhelli, H.; Kachani, M.; El-Haj, N.; Raiss, S.
Publisher
École Nationale Vétérinaire de Toulouse, Toulouse, France
Citation
Revue de Médecine Vétérinaire, 2004, 155, 10, pp 472-475
Abstract

This study provides an assessment of the cost of the infection and treatment method based on a hypothetical national laboratory designed to produce sufficient vaccine to immunize 100 000 cattle per annum. The major cost components for the construction of the laboratory, and for the production and...

Author(s)
Mukhebi, A. W.; Morzaria, S. P.; Perry, B. D.; Dolan, T. T.; Norval, R. A. I.
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 1990, 9, 3, pp 207-219
Abstract

This publication, the 2nd of 2 volumes on the control of ticks and tick-borne diseases, contains 11 chapters on the epidemiology, diagnosis and treatment of tick-borne diseases of livestock. The subjects covered include: laboratory and clinical diagnosis of the diseases and identification of...

Publisher
Food and Agriculture Organization, Rome, Italy
Citation
Ticks and tick-borne disease control. A practical field manual. Volume II. Tick-borne disease control., 1984, pp v + 300-621pp.
Abstract

The results are summarised of field immunisation trials of cattle in Tanzania against Theileria parva, which causes East Coast fever and is transmitted by the tick Rhipicephalus appendiculatus Neum. Immunisation with the Muguga combination of 3 strains gave a high degree of protection against...

Author(s)
Uilenberg, G.; Schreuder, B. E. C.; Mpangala, C.; Silayo, R. S.; Tondeur, W.; Tatchell, R. J.; Sanga, H. J. N.
Publisher
Centre for Tropical Veterinary Medicine, University of Edinburgh., Edinburgh, UK
Citation
Tick-borne diseases and their vectors., 1978, pp 307-314
Abstract

Droughts caused stock losses in many regions. Comparable losses were also caused by toxic plants, whose importance is becoming ever greater, with the intensification of farming. There were hundreds of deaths in the Transvaal from GOUSIEKTE, which was shown to be due to poisoning by the wild date ...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Pretoria: Govt. Printer. RO.60 (Overseas RO.75),
Citation
Republic of South Africa. Annual Report of the Secretary for Agricultural Technical Services for the period 1st July 1962, to 30th June, 1963., 1964, pp 106 pp.
Abstract

RINDERPEST appeared again, initially affecting young wildebeest and buffalo. The disease occurred only among wildebeest and buffalo. All susceptible cattle in the infected areas were immunized; over 1.5 million cattle were treated. As the spread of the disease was feared, immunizations were carried ...

Author(s)
Roe, J. E. R.
Publisher
TANGANYIKA.; Dar es Salaam: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual report of the veterinary department for the year ending 31st December, 1957., 1958, 1, pp 42
Abstract

Protozoal diseases transmitted by Boophilus ticks are epidemic among cattle in northern Caucasia, Transcaucasia and the Central Asian republics. In Belorussia alone during 1956 there were 56, 000 cases of piroplasmosis. Tick control measures have steadily reduced incidence, but no up to date...

Author(s)
Kolabskii, N. A.; Gaidukov, A. K.; Tarver-Dyan, T. N.; Peskov, N. M.
Citation
Sbornik Rabot Konf. Protozool. Probl., 1961, pp 202-207
Abstract

Outbreaks of RINDERPEST decreased by 15.35% as compared with the previous year. Although tax was paid for over 4, 000, 000 cattle in 1955-56 only 38, 632 cattle were known to be infected with RINDERPEST and these had a mortality of 10.9%; - ' A remarkable success for the active immunization policy...

Publisher
Kaduna: Government Printer.,
Citation
Annual report on the Department of Veterinary Services of the Northern Region of Nigeria 1955-56., 1958, pp 26 pp.

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