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Diagnosis of major endemic bovine parasitic diseases in sub-Saharan Africa such as trypanosomosis, theileriosis, anaplasmosis, babesiosis and cowdriosis is increasingly relying on clinical diagnosis due to deterioration of veterinary services and laboratory facilities. Pyrexia is a common clinical...

Magona, J. W.; Walubengo, J.; Olaho-Mukani, W.; Jonsson, N. N.; Eisler, M. C.
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Veterinary Parasitology, 2009, 160, 3/4, pp 301-305
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In 2011, 42 Member States (MS) of the African Union (AU) submitted their disease reports to the Interafrican Bureau for Animal Resources of African Union (AU-IBAR). The number of countries that reported their disease situation to AU-IBAR has decreased by 11.68% from 49 (92.45%) in 2010 to 42...

African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), Nairobi, Kenya
Pan African Animal Health Yearbook, 2011, 2011, pp xiii + 90 pp.

Previous conferences on the same theme were held in Edinburgh in 1973, West Berlin in 1976 and Nairobi in 1980. The main topics are trypanosomiasis, African swine fever, dermatophilosis, swine fever, anaplasmosis, pest of small ruminants, theileriosis, brucellosis, cowdriosis (heartwater), poultry...

Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 1984, 2, pp x + 629pp.

Ethiopia probably carries the largest cattle population per head of human population of any country in Africa, an estimated 20.23 million cattle. Although undernutrition and disease cause serious losses, the heavy pressure of animals on the land has resulted in much overgrazing and subsequent soil...

Macpherson, D. A.
Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.,
United Nations. Report to the Government of Ethiopia on the control of animal diseases., 1964, pp 8 pp.

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