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Here, we report the results of a cross-sectional study designed to monitor the circulation and genetic diversity of foot and mouth disease virus (FMDV) in Uganda between 2014 and 2017. In this study, 13,614 sera and 2,068 oral-pharyngeal fluid samples were collected from cattle and analysed to...

Author(s)
Mwiine, F. N.; Velazquez-Salinas, L.; Ahmed, Z.; Ochwo, S.; Munsey, A.; Kenney, M.; Lutwama, J. J.; Maree, F. F.; Lobel, L.; Perez, A. M.; Rodriguez, L. L.; Vanderwaal, K.; Rieder, E.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2019, 66, 5, pp 2011-2024
Abstract

Animal production is important for the agricultural economy in low-income countries, but is threatened by infectious diseases. Serosurveys are conducted for different reasons such as disease detection, risk factor studies, disease monitoring and establishing disease-free status. Most reports on...

Author(s)
Lewerin, S. S.; Wolff, C.; Masembe, C.; Stǻhl, K.; Boqvist, S.; Franko, M. A.
Publisher
BMJ Publishing Group, London, UK
Citation
Veterinary Record Open, 2018, 5, 1, pp e000273
Abstract

Decision-making and financial planning for tsetse control is complex, with a particularly wide range of choices to be made on location, timing, strategy and methods. This paper presents full cost estimates for eliminating or continuously controlling tsetse in a hypothetical area of 10,000 km2...

Author(s)
Shaw, A. P. M.; Torr, S. J.; Waiswa, C.; Cecchi, G.; Wint, G. R. W.; Mattioli, R. C.; Robinson, T. P.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2013, 110, 3/4, pp 290-303
Abstract

Background: The occurrence of paratuberculosis in Ugandan cattle has recently been reported but there is no information on the strains of Mycobacterium avium subspecies paratuberculosis (MAP) responsible for the disease. The aim of this study was to isolate and characterise MAP from seropositive ...

Author(s)
Okuni, J. B.; Dovas, C. I.; Loukopoulos, P.; Bouzalas, I. G.; Kateete, D. P.; Joloba, M. L.; Ojok, L.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2012, 8, 99, pp (29 June 2012)
Abstract

I. Two experiments in which G. pallidipes was caught on oxen, in Morris traps and on a fly-round in south-eastern Uganda are described.
Fewer flies were caught in traps than on oxen, but the former took a higher proportion of females. A white ox attracted fewer flies than darker-coloured oxen,...

Author(s)
Smith, I. M.; Rennison, B. D.
Citation
Bulletin of Entomological Research, 1961, 52, pp 183-189
Abstract

P. discussed the importance of certain species of Stomoxys in Uganda, the possibility that these species may be responsible for the mechamical transmission of trypanosomiasis, and the effects of severe biting of Stomoxys on milk yield and body weight in cattle.
A satisfactory method was described...

Author(s)
PARR, H. C. M.
Citation
Bulletin of Entomological Research, 1959, 50, pp 165-169
Abstract

The report of this meeting includes 33 papers which were discussed in four technical sections: -Human trypanosomiasis; Animal trypanosomiasis; Immunology and biochemistry; and Entomology. (1) The use of the indirect fluorescent antibody (FA) test and the detection of the raised serum IgM level have ...

Author(s)
Anon.
Citation
International Scientific Council for Trypanosomiasis Research. Eleventh meeting, Nairobi 31 X. -4 XI. 1966., 1967, pp 191 pp.
Abstract

The work of the Division of virus diseases was again concentrated on RINDERPEST and interesting and important results were achieved. Pigs of European origin were fully susceptible to rinderpest by inoculation or by feeding on infected meat and the disease spread readily from such pigs to...

Publisher
London: Colonial Office.,
Citation
Committee for Colonial Agricultural, Animal Health and Forestry Research 1959-1960. Fifteenth Annual Report., 1960, pp 23-160 pp.
Abstract

In the previous year there were many changes in the administrative staff and Directorate of the E.A.T.R.O. Basic studies in animal trypanosomiasis relate to the establishment of "normal" levels for the blood characteristics of East African cattle and to attempts to evolve complement fixation and...

Publisher
Nairobi: Govt. Printer,
Citation
East African Trypanosomiasis Research Organization Report July, 1956, December 1957., 1958, pp 81 pp.
Abstract

This report covers a period when there was considerable reorganization and re-planning in the East African Trypanosomiasis Organization after the closure of the laboratories at Tinde and Shinyanga and the concentration of work at Tororo. In the protozoology section a collection of strains of...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Nairobi: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
East African High Commission. East African Trypariosomiasis Research Organization, Report January-December 1959., 1960, pp 64 pp.

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