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In Tanzania, control of East Coast fever (ECF) has predominantly relied on tick control using acaricides and chemotherapy, little on ECF vaccination, and very little on dissemination regarding animal immunization. In this paper, the prevalence, control measure, and tolerance of Tanzania Shorthorn...

Author(s)
Laisser, E. L. K.; Chenyambuga, S. W.; Karimuribo, E. D.; Msalya, G.; Kipanyula, M. J.; Mwilawa, A. J.; Mdegela, R. H.; Kusiluka, L. J. M.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2017, 49, 4, pp 813-822
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

Immunization against diseases caused by Theileria parva is reviewed, in the following sections: an introduction; the history of immunization; the aim of immunization, and which categories of cattle should be immunized; the infection and treatment method of immunization (currently the only...

Author(s)
Uilenberg, G.
Citation
Tropical Medicine and International Health, 1999, 4, 9, pp A12-A20
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

Ticks and tick-borne infections with Anaplasma, Babesia, Theileria, Cowdria and Ehrlichia are major obstacles to the livestock industry of most countries although only the first 2 have so far been identified among ruminants in the Americas. The literature on all these diseases and their...

Author(s)
Smith, R. D.
Citation
Interciencia, 1977, 2, 6, pp 335-344
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

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.
Abstract

This Institute, situated in Erevan, was founded in 1930; up to 1955 it was called the Armenian Veterinary Research Institute. Glanders was eradicated from Armenia in 1944 and rinderpest in 1930. Pasteurellosis in cattle and buffaloes was controlled by the use of a bile-phenol-saponin vaccine and a...

Author(s)
Airapetyan, V. G.; Gazaryan, V. S.; Grigoryan, G. A.; Mamikonyan, M. M.
Citation
Trudy Armyan. Inst. Zhivotnovod. i Vet., 1960, 4, pp 211-231

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