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This study was conducted to estimate the prevalence and identify risk factors associated with trematode infections in cattle in and around Bahir Dar, northwest Ethiopia. Fecal samples collected from randomly selected 369 cattle were examined using simple sedimentation technique for differential...

Author(s)
Kassaye Aragaw; Hana Tilahun
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary and Animal Science, 2019, 7, pp 100041
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A cross-sectional study was conducted from January to December, 2016 in Semi-arid areas of Raya Azebo District with the objectives to estimate the prevalence of ixodid ticks and assessing the difference in infestation among the different host risk factors such as age, sex and body condition scores. ...

Author(s)
Meseret Hadgu; Habtamu Taddele; Atkilt Girma; Haftu Abrha; Haftom Hagos
Publisher
Ethiopian Veterinary Association, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
Citation
Ethiopian Veterinary Journal, 2018, 22, 2, pp 53-64
Abstract

Animals in sub-Saharan African countries are used as source of milk, meat, hides and skin where animal diseases are one of the primary constraints in increasing the productivity of food animals. Studies were conducted to examine various respiratory problems of cattle with purpose of identifying the ...

Author(s)
Kidane Workelul Yalew; Nesibu Awol; Yishak Tsegay; Haftay Abraha; Mariam, H. W.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health, 2018, 10, 6, pp 148-152
Abstract

Cystic echinococcosis, caused by larval stages of the tapeworm Echinococcus granulosus, is responsible for hydatid cysts in the lungs, liver and other organs of intermediate hosts. A cross-sectional Abattoir study was conducted from October 2015 to May 2016 at Addis Ababa Abattoir enterprise,...

Author(s)
Bersissa Kumsa
Publisher
Elsevier, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary and Animal Science, 2019, 7, pp 100050
Abstract

This study analyzes cattle farmers' perceptions of risk and risk management strategies in Tigray, Northern Ethiopia. We use survey data from a sample of 356 farmers based on multistage random sampling. Factor analysis is employed to classify scores of risk and management strategies, and multiple...

Author(s)
Bishu, K. G.; O'Reilly, S.; Lahiff, E.; Steiner, B.
Publisher
Routledge, Abingdon, UK
Citation
Journal of Risk Research, 2018, 21, 5, pp 579-598
Abstract

Background: Parasitic diseases remain major bottle neck to livestock development in developing nations. The objective of this study was to determine the prevalence and associated risk factors of Bovine Schistosomiasis (BS) in South Achefer District, northwestern Ethiopia. Methods: A cross-sectional ...

Author(s)
Abebe Yihunie; Befikadu Urga; Getachew Alebie
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2019, 15, 12, pp (07 January 2019)
Abstract

African livestock breeds are numerous and diverse, and typically well adapted to the harsh environment conditions under which they perform. They have been used over centuries to provide livelihoods as well as food and nutritional security. However, African livestock systems are dynamic, with many...

Author(s)
Marshall, K.; Gibson, J. P.; Mwai, O.; Mwacharo, J. M.; Aynalem Haile; Tesfaye Getachew; Mrode, R.; Kemp, S. J.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Genetics, 2019, 10, April, pp 297
Abstract

Fasciolosis is a parasitic disease caused by either Fasciola hepatica or Faciola gigantica. These parasitic infections are of global significance causing diseases in different mammalian species including humans. In this study, the prevalence and economic significance of Fasciolosis in cattle...

Author(s)
Addis Kassahun Gebremeskel; Abebaw Getachew; Daniel Adamu
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health, 2018, 10, 4, pp 101-105
Abstract

A cross-sectional study was conducted from November 2016 to April 2017, to estimate the prevalence of major gross lung lesions in cattle slaughtered at Hawassa Municipal Abattoir, southern Ethiopia. A total of 563 male cattle were examined by antemortem examination, while postmortem lung lesions...

Author(s)
Tesfaheywet Zeryehun; Biruk Alemu
Publisher
Hindawi, London, UK
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2017, No.2017, pp Article ID 1702852
Abstract

Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is a neglected zoonotic disease with considerable economic and public health burden worldwide, particularly affecting developing countries like Ethiopia. To initiate effective prevention and control of CE, comprehensive data on the local lifecycles of the various...

Author(s)
Terefe, Y.; Addy, F.; Alemu, S.; Mackenstedt, U.; Romig, T.; Wassermann, M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2019, 17, pp 100302

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