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All Theileria parasites have definitive natural hosts that act as carriers. Incidental infections of uncommon hosts do occur raising questions regarding host specificity and its drivers. Reported hosts for Theileria taurotragi include bushbuck, cattle and eland. More recently T. taurotragi was...

Author(s)
Pienaar, R.; Latif, A. A.; Mans, B. J.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2018, 254, pp 30-35
Abstract

Background: East Coast fever (ECF) is a devastating disease of cattle and a significant constraint to improvement of livestock production in sub-Saharan Africa. The protozoan parasite causing ECF, Theileria parva, undergoes obligate sexual stage development in its tick vector Rhipicephalus...

Author(s)
Olds, C. L.; Mason, K. L.; Scoles, G. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 126, pp (2 March 2018)
Abstract

A cross-section study was carried out in the Mono district in Benin to establish the different proportions of Babesia and Theleria in ticks and blood. Blood samples were collected between October and November, 2008, a period of relative abundance of ticks. The investigation covered nine herds...

Author(s)
Adehan, S. B.; Biguezoton, A.; Dossoumou, A.; Assogba, M. N.; Adehan, R.; Adakal, H.; Mensah, G. A.; Farougou, S.; Madder, M.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Lagos, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Agricultural Research, 2016, 11, 14, pp 1266-1272
Abstract

A cross-sectional study was conducted in Soroti district of Uganda to establish important traits of Nkedi Zebu and Ankole cattle regarding their production performance responses to natural infections of trypanosomes, gastrointestinal nematodes, Theileria parva, Babesia bigemina, Anaplasma marginale ...

Author(s)
Magona, J. W.; Walubengo, J.; Kabi, F.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2011, 43, 5, pp 1019-1033
Abstract

Theileria parva bovis (a protozoan causing January disease of cattle in Zimbabwe) was transmitted experimentally by nymphs of the tick Rhipicephalus appendiculatus to 6 of 14 cattle. Animals either became seriously ill or did not become infected. Attempts to induce mild or inapparent infection by...

Author(s)
Koch, H. T.; Kambeva, L.; Norval, R. A. I.; Ocama, J. G. R.; Munatswa, F. C.
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 1993, 17, 1/2, pp 89-93
Abstract

The risk of East Coast fever to livestock in Africa is discussed with regard to various epidemiological parameters, including host distribution, vector (Rhipicephalus) distribution and distribution of clinical theileriosis.

Author(s)
Perry, B. D.; Lessard, P.; Norval, R. A. I.; L'Eplattenier, R.; Dolan, T. T.; Grandin, B. E.; Irvin, A. D.
Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Theileriosis in eastern, central and southern Africa. Proceedings of a workshop on East Coast fever immunization held in Lilongwe, Malawi 20-22 September 1988, 1989, pp 144-148
Abstract

A comparison of the tick resistance of indigenous Mashona and crossbred Africander × Sussex oxen following natural tick infestation indicated that significantly more African blue ticks (Boophilus decoloratus) were found on the crossbred than the indigenous cattle. The two groups of cattle had been...

Author(s)
Fivaz, B. H.; Waal, D. T. de; Lander, K.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1992, 24, 2, pp 81-89
Abstract

Blood smears were taken from 160 randomly chosen Ankole cattle of all ages. Overall prevalence of T. parva infection was 29.4%. Prevalence was 38.8% and 14.5% in cattle sampled during the rainy and dry seasons respectively. Prevalence was highest in calves <1 year old. T. parva was found in 111 of 194 ...

Author(s)
Makumyaviri, A. M.; Habimana, M.
Citation
Revue de Médecine Vétérinaire, 1993, 144, 5, pp 415-417
Abstract

This report consists of selected papers from the Second National Seminar on Dip Management and East Coast Fever-Corridor Disease Control jointly organized by the Department of Veterinary and Tsetse Control Services, Lusaka, Zambia, and the WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in...

Author(s)
Meneghi, D. de; Griffiths, R. B.; Pini, A.; Mungaba, F. N.; Riva, G.
Publisher
WHO Collaborating Centre for Research and Training in Veterinary Public Health, Rome, Italy
Citation
Veterinary Public Health Reports, 1990, ISS/WHO/CC/90.10, pp xii + 83 pp.
Abstract

This book is the result of a workshop on the control of theileriosis in eastern, central and southern Africa, held at the Lilongwe Hotel, Malawi, in 1988. Originally intended as a review article on the epidemiology of theileriosis in Africa, with the objective of rationalizing the differences in...

Author(s)
Norval, R. A. I.; Perry, B. D.; Young, A. S.
Publisher
Academic Press Limited, London, UK
Citation
The epidemiology of theileriosis in Africa., 1992, pp xiii + 481 pp.

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