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The aim of the study was to determine the species spectrum of ixodid ticks that infest horses and donkeys in South Africa and to identify those species that act as vectors of disease to domestic livestock. Ticks were collected opportunistically from 391 horses countrywide by their owners or grooms, ...

Author(s)
Horak, I. G.; Heyne, H.; Halajian, A.; Booysen, S.; Smit, W. J.
Publisher
AOSIS OpenJournals, Tygervalley, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2017, 84, 1, pp a1302
Abstract

Animal diseases and zoonoses abound among pastoralist livestock, which is composed of cattle, sheep, goats, yak, camels, llamas, reindeer, horses and donkeys. There is endemic and, periodically, epidemic transmission of highly contagious viral and bacterial diseases in Africa, Asia and Latin...

Author(s)
Zinsstag, J.; Abakar, M. F.; Ibrahim, M.; Tschopp, R.; Crump, L.; Bonfoh, B.; Schelling, E.
Publisher
Office International des Épizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Revue Scientifique et Technique - Office International des Épizooties, 2016, 35, 2, pp 673-681
Abstract

The first permanent European settlers of Australia arrived in 1788 to establish a penal colony at Sydney, New South Wales (NSW). As the colony grew and wool production increased, more free settlers and emancipists developed farming in inland Australia. During the 1840s veterinarians commenced...

Author(s)
Turner, A. J.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Melbourne, Australia
Citation
Australian Veterinary Journal, 2011, 89, 7, pp 239-242
Abstract

Infection of livestock in the Sudan with Babesia is widespread. This increased after an extremely high rainfall in August 1988. Investigation revealed the presence of Babesia bigemina as the causative agent. Ticks collected from cattle in these outbreaks were identified as Boophilus annulatus,...

Author(s)
Mohamed, A. A.; Yagoub, I. A.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1990, 22, 2, pp 123-125
Abstract

A survey for ticks on livestock was conducted in 1977-81 below 16°N lat. in Mali. Seventeen species of ixodid ticks were recovered from cattle (including zebu cattle and cross-breeds), 12 from sheep, 5 from goat, 4 from horse, 1 from donkey and 4 from camel. Other hosts examined were dogs, cats,...

Author(s)
Teel, P. D.; Bay, D. E.; Ajidagba, P. A.
Citation
Bulletin of Entomological Research, 1988, 78, 3, pp 407-424
Abstract

The soil, vegetation, and climate of the region (on the south-western frontier of Zaire) are described. Ixodid ticks were taken from 300 cattle at pasture and 300 brought in for slaughter. Helminth egg counts were made in faeces from 300 cattle, 600 sheep, 30 horses, 100 pigs and 300 hens, and also ...

Author(s)
Badescu, C.; Tsola, M.; Dongabi, V.; Theate, M.-C.
Citation
Proceedings of the 20th World Veterinary Congress, Thessaloniki, 1975, 1, pp 627-646
Abstract

Blood protozoa found in Guadeloupe, in splen ectomized cattle, were Babesia bigemina and Thei. leria mutans. True bovine piroplasmosis occurs sporadically in Guadeloupe and Martinique in cattle imported from Europe. The presence of ticks on horses and dogs suggests the existence of B. caballï and ...

Author(s)
Morel, P. C.
Citation
Revue d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux, 1967, 20, pp 291-299
Abstract

The laboratory, established at Farcha (Chad) in 1953, was united administratively five years later with the research centre for animal trypanosomiasis at Bouar (Central African Republic) to form the Veterinary and Zootechnical Research Region of Central Africa. This organization covers Chad, the...

Author(s)
Thome, M.
Publisher
Fort Lamy (Chad): Laboratoire de Farcha.,
Citation
Institut d'Elevage et de Medecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux. Region de recherehes vétérinadres et zootechniques de L'Afrique Centrale. Rapport annuel, 1963., 1964, pp 322 pp.
Abstract

This report on veterinary and zootechnical research in Chad, the Central African Republic and North Cameroun is the most detailed at present being published from Africa. Work in progress on rinderpest and contagious bovine pleuropneumonia follows the same general lines as last year [see V.B. 38,...

Author(s)
Graber, M.
Publisher
Fort-Lamy, Chad: Laboratoire de Farcha,
Citation
Chad. Institut d'Élevage et de Médecine Vétérinaire des Pays Tropicaux. Region de recherches vétérinaires et zootechniques d'Afrique Centrale. Laboratoire de Parcha. Rapport Annuel 1967. I. Recherches et productions. II. Streptothricose bovine: bilan d'activité. III. Helminthes et helminthiases: bilan d'activité. IV. Glossines et trypanosomiases: bilan d'activité. V. Pathologie de la faune sauvage du Tchad: premiers résultats d'enquêtes., 1968, 2, pp 480; 90; 192; 206; 157 pp.
Abstract

FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE virus type SAT 2 spread from Tanganyika to Kilimanjaro. A concurrent "O" type infection spread south and east to the Tanganyika border. Most districts were infected with either "O" or "A" type virus infection during the year. F. & M. disease vaccine is widely and confidently...

Author(s)
MacOwan, K. D. S.
Publisher
Nairobi,
Citation
Vestnik sel'sko-khozyaistvennoi Nauki, 1959, 5, pp 99 pp.

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