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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

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

Ticks and tick-borne diseases (TBDs) affect the productivity of bovines in tropical and subtropical regions of the world, leading to a significant adverse impact on the livelihoods of resource-poor farming communities. Globally, four main TBDs, namely anaplasmosis, babesiosis, theileriosis, and...

Author(s)
Jabbar, A.; Tariq Abbas; Zia-ud-Din Sandhu; Saddiqi, H. A.; Qamar, M. F.; Gasser, R. B.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2015, 8, 283, pp (22 May 2015)
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

A total of 90 animals was immunized against East Coast fever (ECF) using Theileria parva (Marikebuni) stock on three large-scale farms in Kiminini Division, Trans-Nzoia District, North Rift, Kenya. Another 90 cattle served as non-immunized controls. Following immunization the number of cattle with...

Author(s)
Wanjohi, J. M.; Ngeranwa, J. N.; Rumberia, R. M.; Muraguri, G. R.; Mbogo, S. K.
Publisher
Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Onderstepoort, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2001, 68, 3, pp 217-223
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
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Kiara, H.; Matere, C. N.; Mulira, G.; Mbogo, S. K.; Muraguri, G.; Kariuki, D. P.
Publisher
International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics (ISVEE), Colorado, USA
Citation
Proceedings of the 9th Symposium of the International Society for Veterinary Epidemiology and Economics, Breckenridge, Colorado, USA, August 6-11 2000, 2000, pp Id 357
Abstract

Eight cattle immunized with cattle-derived Theileria parva Boleni stabilate together with six susceptible controls were released in Dombawera Game Park on the Highveld of Zimbabwe. This coincided with Rhipicephalus appendiculatus nymphal activity. The cattle grazed together with African buffaloes (...

Author(s)
Latif, A. A.; Hove, T.; Kanhai, G. K.; Masaka, S.
Publisher
Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Onderstepoort, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2001, 68, 3, pp 197-201
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

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