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Babesiosis in Africa is usually caused by Babesia bovis and/or B. bigemina. Their distribution follows the tick vectors Boophilus microplus, B. geigyi, B. decoloratus and/or Rhipicephalus evertsi evertsi. The prevalence of clinical disease in a locality depends on transmission rates. Enzootically...

Author(s)
Vos, A. J. de; Jorgensen, W. K.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Tick vector biology: medical and veterinary aspects., 1992, pp 159-174
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

Records of 91 562 clinical cases (75 412 cattle and 16 150 buffaloes) seen in 1985-1990 at the veterinary hospitals of 4 Koshi hill districts showed that the major clinical conditions were: parasitic diseases (37 521 cattle, 11 766 buffaloes), infectious diseases (22 741 and 469, respectively), and ...

Author(s)
Thakuri, K. C.; Mahato, S. N.; Thakur, R. P.
Citation
Veterinary Review (Kathmandu), 1992, 7, 2, pp 41-46
Abstract

The strategies for tick-borne disease control in all geographic areas except Africa are summarized. The diseases discussed are: anaplasmosis, babesiosis, caused by Babesia bovis and B. bigemina, and theileriosis caused by Theileria annulata. Control strategies related to factors influencing...

Author(s)
Pipano, E.; Grewal, A. S.
Citation
Parassitologia (Roma), 1990, 32, 1, pp 117-125
Abstract

A personal view of ways to control cattle parasites, with particular reference to the situation in Zimbabwe, is given. Early history, schistosomes and ticks, host-parasite relationships and control, trypanosomiasis, immunization against parasites and indications for eradication are the topics...

Author(s)
Lawrence, J. A.
Citation
Zimbabwe Veterinary Journal, 1990, 21, 4, pp 133-143
Abstract

The history of theileriosis in Zimbabwe is presented covering the period from the introduction of East Coast Fever in 1901 to the mid-1980s. This is followed by a series of 8 papers on the following topics: occurrence, isolation and characterization, epidemiology, age resistance, transmission by ...

Author(s)
Koch, H. T.
Publisher
Rijksuniversiteit Utrecht, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, 3508 TC Utrecht., Netherlands
Citation
Aspects of the epidemiology of January disease (Theileria parva bovis infection) in Zimbabwe., 1990, pp 122 pp.
Abstract

Of 75 partially engorged nymphs of Hyalomma anatolicum anatolicum removed from a T. annulata-infected calf after 2-3 days, 25 failed to moult when incubated. Of 30 placed on an infected calf, 7 dropped fully engorged and moulted on day 21. Three pairs of the adults obtained caused severe...

Author(s)
Bhattacharyulu, Y.; Singh, A.; Grewal, A. S.
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Sciences, 1990, 60, 11, pp 1313-1314
Abstract

Ixodid ticks were collected on the island of Asinara, northern Sardinia, Italy, in 1987-89 from cattle, sheep, goats, donkeys and Ovis musimon. Hyalomma anatolicum excavatum is a new record for Sardinia. Also collected were H. marginatum, H. lusitanicum, Rhipicephalus bursa, R. sanguineus,...

Author(s)
Garippa, G.; Sanna, E.
Citation
Parassitologia, 1990, 32, Supplemento, pp 117-118
Abstract

Heartwater was diagnosed among 170 translocated Kafue lechwe (Kobus leche kafuensis) based on clinical symptoms, PM and laboratory examination. The disease was characterized by hyperaesthesia, circling with stiff and unsteady high stepping gait and mortality (46 died). The animals were heavily...

Author(s)
Pandey, G. S.; Minyoi, D.; Hasebe, F.; Mwase, E. T.
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1992, 45, 1, pp 23-25
Abstract

A brief paper presenting an overview of modelling, based around a description of the development and uses of ECFXPERT, a computer model for tick populations and East Coast fever (Theileria parva infection) at sites throughout Africa. It also discusses modelling concepts and future trends.

Author(s)
Gettinby, G.
Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases (ILRAD), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Recent developments in the research and control of Theileria annulata: proceedings of a workshop held at ILRAD, Nairobi, Kenya 17-19 September 1990., 1992, pp 35-37

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