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Background: There is a widely recognised lack of baseline epidemiological data on the dynamics and impacts of infectious cattle diseases in east Africa. The Infectious Diseases of East African Livestock (IDEAL) project is an epidemiological study of cattle health in western Kenya with the aim of...

Author(s)
Bronsvoort, B. M. de C.; Thumbi, S. M.; Poole, E. J.; Kiara, H.; Auguet, O. T.; Handel, I. G.; Jennings, A.; Conradie, I.; Mbole-Kariuki, M. N.; Toye, P. G.; Hanotte, O.; Coetzer, J.; Woolhouse, M. E. J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2013, 9, 171, pp (30 August 2013)
Abstract

The Division of Virus Diseases continued its work on rinderpest. Challenge and measurement of neutralizing antibody levels in Boran and grade cattle immunized with rinderpest tissue culture vaccine indicated that immunity was lifelong. Sheep and goats from the vicinity of the 1965/66 outbreak in ...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Muguga: The Organization,
Citation
East African Community. East African Veterinary Research Organization, Muguga, P.O. Kabete, Kenya. Annual report, January-December 1968., 1969, pp 105 pp.
Abstract

Nyasaland had 356, 514 cattle, 75, 297 sheep, 460, 611 goats, 119, 913 pigs and a small number of horses and donkeys.
Nine deaths from BLACKLEG were recorded. Animals immunized were 9, 812 cattle and 566 sheep.
TUBERCULOSIS persists in the Mzimba District and also in the S.W. of the Karanga...

Author(s)
Faulkner, D. E.
Publisher
Zomba, Nyasaland: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report, 1959. Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1960, pp 56 pp.
Abstract

The purpose of the Report is to explain how the resources available to C.S.I.R.O. have been used and to summarize some of the more important investigations. More detailed accounts are provided in the annual reports of individual Divisions and Sections. Investigations on cattle include the...

Author(s)
Anon.
Citation
Australia, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organization. 17th Annual Report 1964-65., 1965, pp 216 pp.
Abstract

Mycoplasma sp. was recovered from a herd of cows with high incidence of MASTITIS which did not respond to penicillin. In another herd, a slow growing organism similar to Streptococcus thermophilus was recovered. A survey was begun to deter-mine the point of entry of Salmonella spp. into meat meal....

Author(s)
Summerville, W. A. T.
Publisher
Brisbane: S. G. Reid, Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Australia. Queensland. Annual report of the Department of Agriculture and Stock fer the year ended 1962-1963., 1963, pp 67 pp.
Abstract

There are 307, 026 cattle, 78, 709 sheep, 326, 113 goats, 77, 145 pigs, 37 horses and 199 donkeys.
Tick-borne diseases are the most common causes of losses. EAST COAST FEVER is endemic in the Northern and Central Provinces; of 298 cases diagnosed in the Central Province, most occurred during the...

Author(s)
Faulkner, D. E.
Publisher
Zomba (Nyasaland) : Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report, 1955. Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, Nyasaland., 1956, pp 47 pp.
Abstract

The South African type 2 FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE virus (SAT.2) was recorded in Kenya for the first time. It was isolated from outbreaks in the Samburu Reserve. The disease spread rapidly throughout the Samburu Reserve up to August, since when no outbreaks have been confirmed. The concurrent presence ...

Author(s)
MACOwAN, K. D. S.
Publisher
Nairobi : Government Printer.,
Citation
Department of Veterinary Services annual report 1957., 1958, pp 89 pp.
Abstract

A simple and rapid method for the detection of latent surra (Trypanosoma evansi) infection in cattle was described which compared favourably with both the allergic and the complement fixation tests. The method was as follows: -a freshly prepared 10% aqueous solution of stilbamidine (M & B 744) is...

Author(s)
RAY, H. N.
Citation
Science and Culture, 1950, 16, pp 33-34
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

This is an annual report covering the period 1st July, 1954, to 1st June, 1955. anthrax is sporadic; annual vaccination is carried out: blackleg causes more losses but could be controlled if farmers availed themselves of the vaccine in good time. lamb dysentery, enterotoxaemia and malignant oedema...

Citation
Fmg S, Afr., 1956, 31, pp 106-119 ; 136

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