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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

Theileria parva causes East Coast fever, an economically important disease of cattle in sub-Saharan Africa. We describe a nested polymerase chain reaction (nPCR) assay for the detection of T. parva DNA in cattle blood spotted onto filter paper using primers derived from the T. parva-specific...

Author(s)
Odongo, D. O.; Sunter, J. D.; Kiara, H. K.; Skilton, R. A.; Bishop, R. P.
Publisher
Springer-Verlag GmbH, Heidelberg, Germany
Citation
Parasitology Research, 2010, 106, 2, pp 357-365
Abstract

This useful booklet is designed to acquaint American veterinarians with the salient features of exotic diseases which might be introduced into the U.S.A. either accidentally or deliberately.
The preliminary chapters deal with such matters as the means by which disease may be introduced, how it may...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Trenton, N.J. U.S. Livestock Sanitary Association.,
Citation
Foreign animal diseases. Their prevention, diagnosis and control. Report of Committee of the United States Livestock Sanitary Association, 1954., 1955, pp 265 pp.
Abstract

Although it has been in operation for only 5 years, the International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases has gone a long way towards completing the task for which it was established: developing effective control methods for trypanosomiasis and theileriosis. The laboratory is well situated...

Publisher
PO Box 30709., Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Annual report 1980., pp 32pp.

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