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The interactions of host, vector and parasite in bovine trypanosomiasis transmission cycles in southwest Nigeria are not yet well understood. Trypanosoma (Trypanosomatida: Trypanosomatidae) species infection prevalences and bloodmeal sources were determined in transmitting vectors of the genera ...

Author(s)
Odeniran, P. O.; Macleod, E. T.; Ademola, I. O.; Welburn, S. C.
Publisher
Wiley, Oxford, UK
Citation
Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 2019, 33, 2, pp 269-281
Abstract

Vector control is important to effectively prevent trypanosomiasis. Therefore, alighting and feeding responses of trypanosome-transmitting vectors were conducted in Nigeria. The aim of this study was to assess the landing preference, level of fly annoyance on cattle, and feeding behavior by direct...

Author(s)
Odeniran, P. O.; Ademola, I. O.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Cary, USA
Citation
Journal of Medical Entomology, 2018, 55, 6, pp 1594-1601
Abstract

An outbreak of tsetse-transmitted trypanosomiasis in Bassa Local Government Area of Jos Plateau, Nigeria, is described. The outbreak was reported in September 1987 by the resident Fulani community. Tsetse flies had first been noticed 10 months previously. Among cattle herds, milk yield had halved...

Author(s)
Kalu, A. U.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1991, 23, 4, pp 215-216
Abstract

A survey of bovine trypanosomiasis was carried out in the Kaduna and Plateau states of Nigeria from October 1983 to September 1986 involving White Fulani Zebu cattle belonging to settled Fulani herdsmen. Wet film and stained thin film examination, rat inoculation as well as the haematocrit...

Author(s)
Agu, W. E.; Kalejaiye, J. O.; Olatunde, A. O.
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 1989, 37, 2, pp 161-165
Abstract

Three hundred and fifty five blood samples collected from semi-nomadic/peridomestic ruminants in various localities in Gboko Local Government Area, Nigeria, were screened for trypanosomes using 6 diagnostic techniques. The data suggest the area may be a hyperenzootic focus of ruminant...

Author(s)
Kalu, A. U.; Uzoukwu, M.; Ikeme, M. M.; Magaji, Y.
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 1991, 39, 1, pp 3-8
Abstract

Between March 1984 and March 1988, animal surveys for bovine trypanosomiasis were conducted periodically on resident herds in the Biological Control of Tsetse (BICOT) Project area in Lafia, Plateau State, Nigeria, using standard detection methods. Over a specified period, sentinel herds were also...

Author(s)
Ekejindu, G. O. C.
Publisher
International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria
Citation
Panel Proceedings Series - International Atomic Energy Agency, 1990, STI/PUB/830, pp 115-128
Abstract

Unbaited blue biconical traps were used to sample populations of Glossina once a week from April 1984 to March 1988 in 3 peridomestic agroecosystems of the Nsukka area, Nigeria. Only G. palpalis and G. tachinoides were caught, the latter being more widespread and constituting 99.87% of the 16 862...

Author(s)
Madubunyi, L. C.
Publisher
International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria
Citation
Panel Proceedings Series - International Atomic Energy Agency, 1990, STI/PUB/830, pp 45-65
Abstract

Herds of mainly zebu cattle were examined in the Ogun, Oyo, Ondo, Bendel and Kwara states of Nigeria between February 1986 and March 1987. A total of 757 animals were bled in the rainy season, and 768 during the dry season. Infection rates were as follows: Ogun, 2.7%; Bendel, 6.7%; Kwara, 17.3%;...

Author(s)
Ikede, B. O.; Reynolds, L.; Ogunsanmi, A. O.; Fawumi, M. K.; Ekwuruke, J. O.; Taiwo, V. O.
Citation
Publication - International Scientific Council for Trypanosomiasis Research and Control, 1988, No. 114, pp 289-294
Abstract

The programme of investigation which has been maintained at Kaduna and the Laboratories at Vom has continued to cover a range of investigations on human and animal trypanosomiasis. The deep-freezing of samples during field surveys may obviate the need for the transport of large numbers of rats and...

Author(s)
Leach, T. M.
Publisher
Kaduna: The Institute,
Citation
Nigeria. The Nigerian Institute for Trypanosomiasis Research. Annual report 1966., 1968, pp 73 pp.
Abstract

The livestock industry has a high priority in the 6-year Development Plan 1962-68 and the Veterinary Division was involved in intense activity developing the details of the programme, finalizing agreements with various sources of external aid and initiating the Projects. The Projects and the...

Author(s)
Macgregor, D. E.
Publisher
Kaduna: Ministry of Internal Affairs.,
Citation
Nigeria. Annual Report on the Veterinary Division of the Ministry of Animal and Forest Resources, Northern Nigeria 1962-63., 1965, pp 61 pp.

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