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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

Live vaccines against haemoparasitic diseases in livestock are based on parasites derived from culture (Theileria annulata), from blood of infected animals (Babesia bovis, B. bigemina, Anaplasma centrale, (attenuated) A. marginale and Cowdria ruminantium), and from ticks (T. parva). The T. annulata ...

Author(s)
Pipano, E.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1995, 57, 1/3, pp 213-231
Abstract

Groups of cattle of 4 different cross-breeds (Ankole × Friesian, Ankole × Brown-Swiss, Ankole × Guernsey, Ankole × Sahiwal) plus a group of pure Ankole cattle were immunized against tick-borne diseases: East Coast Fever, using a Theileria parva trivalent vaccine, and anaplasmosis, babesiosis and,...

Author(s)
Moran, M. C.; Nigarura, G.; Pegram, R. G.
Citation
Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 1996, 10, 1, pp 12-18
Abstract

In the Coast Province of Kenya there are 4 distinct agroecologial zones (AEZs), classified on agroclimatic factors. The environmental conditions in the these AEZs vary in their suitability for Rhipicephalus appendiculatus, the main field vector of East Coast fever (ECF). The abundance of this tick...

Author(s)
Deem, S. L.; Perry, B. D.; Katende, J. M.; McDermott, J. J.; Mahan, S. M.; Maloo, S. H.; Morzaria, S. P.; Musoke, A. J.; Rowlands, G. J.
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 1993, 16, 3, pp 171-187
Abstract

Tick and tickborne disease (TTBD) control is a major component of animal health programmes protecting livestock, thereby enhancing global food security. The present methods for TTBD control are reviewed and an integrated use of the tools is recommended with a broader view of how to link TTBD...

Author(s)
Castro, J. J. de
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1997, 71, 2/3, pp 77-97
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Brief reports are given of the results of work on the taxonomy, epidemiology and pathogenesis of Babesia major and B. divergens, on the epidemiology and pathogenesis of Theileria spp. in British cattle, on the biology of ticks and their role in protozoan transmission, immunization of cattle against ...

Publisher
Institute for Research on Animal Diseases., Compton, Nr. Newbury, RG16 0NN, UK
Citation
Annual report 1976., 1976, pp viii + 86 pp.
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

There were no outbreaks of the following scheduled diseases-rinderpest, glanders, haemorrhagic septicaemia, ephemeral fever, bluetongue, Q fever, dourine, epizootic lymphangitis, equine infectious anaemia, African horse sickness, swine fever, swine erysipelas, canine leishmaniasis, pulloram...

Publisher
Beit-Dagan: Dept. of Veterinary Services.,
Citation
Israel. Field veterinary services. Report for the year 1961., 1962, pp 47 pp.
Abstract

Ethiopia probably carries the largest cattle population per head of human population of any country in Africa, an estimated 20.23 million cattle. Although undernutrition and disease cause serious losses, the heavy pressure of animals on the land has resulted in much overgrazing and subsequent soil...

Author(s)
Macpherson, D. A.
Publisher
Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.,
Citation
United Nations. Report to the Government of Ethiopia on the control of animal diseases., 1964, pp 8 pp.
Abstract

The 1962 census showed 380, 387 cattle, 77, 757 sheep, 493, 184 goats, 105, 166 pigs, 65 horses and 398 donkeys. Because of the reduced number of veterinary officers it was only possible to maintain the basic control services, and no research was carried out. A mild type O FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Zomba: Ministry of Natural Resources and Surveys.,
Citation
Malawi. Annual Report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry for the year ended 1962., 1965, pp 62 pp.

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