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Abstract

The game reserves where tsetse fly once abounded have been cleared by spraying with D.D.T. from aircraft. In only one, the Hluhlwe Game Reserve were Glossina pallidipes and G. brevis, the two most dangerous species, still present. This reserve is surrounded by a barrier cleared of bush two miles...

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ALEXANDER, R. A.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1950, 25, pp 415-428
Abstract

EAST COAST FEVER was the most troublesome disease the department was required to deal with. In the North Natal Vryheid district, the disease spread so rapidly that dipping and quarantine measures were insufficient to control it, and a voluntary system of slaughter of cattle on infected* farms was...

Author(s)
VILJORN, P. R.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1944, 10, pp 131-201
Abstract

Laboratory Work
BACTERIOLOGY.-The avirulent spore vaccine for ANTHRAX was used on a much wider scale with good results. The issue was begun of a BLACKLEG vaccine to which alum had been added and of which the preliminary tests had given' very good results. The herd of initially uninfected cows in a...

Author(s)
Du Toit, P. J.
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Farming in South Africa, 1940, 15, pp 480-484
Abstract

There was a slight increase in the number of outbreaks of ANTHRAX, but the mortality was very low. In December, 1937, more than 50 herds were under regular tests for TUBERCULOSIS, and much valuable information was obtained on the value of the intradermal test with locally-made tuberculin.
During...

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Farming in South Africa, 1937, 12, pp 518-527
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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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Laboratory Work
BACTERIOLOGY.-The results of the block inoculation for ANTHRAX in the Transkei were the most successful recorded so far in that area. Failure to immunize horses with the ordinary vaccine was experienced, but the avirulent vaccine gave good results. Some samples of imported bone meal...

Author(s)
DU TOIT, P. J.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1939, 14, pp 511-519
Abstract

The report is divided into two sections dealing with (1) laboratory work at Onderstepoort, and (2) field work. During the year a very heavy call was made on the field staff in connexion with the outbreaks of foot and mouth disease, first in the Barberton district and later in Northern Natal. These...

Author(s)
DU TOIT, P. J.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1938, 13, pp 496-497; 505-518
Abstract

East Coast Fever.--This disease still constitutes the most important problem dealt with by the Veterinary Division and consideration of its distribution in the various Provinces and the means adopted for its eradication embrace about half of the present report.
In the Cape the position with regard...

Author(s)
GRAY, C. E.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1917, 30, 1533, pp 209-213 pp.
Abstract

This report deals with original work done by the staff of the Onderstepoort laboratories in the year ending August, 1931. The report, which is divided into sections on an etiological basis, consists of the following articles: -
PROTOZOAL DISEASES.-Immunity in East Coast Fever by P. J. DU TOIT, pp....

Publisher
Pretoria : Govt. Printer,
Citation
17th Report, Director Veterinary Services & Animal Industries, Union of South Africa, 1931, pp 878 pp.
Abstract

A Select Committee was appointed by the Senate of the Union Parliament on the 26th May 1920 " to enquire into and report upon the unabated spread of East Coast fever in the Union and especially to consider what remedies, and their application, will best cope effectually with the great loss to the...

Citation
UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA. Report from the Select Committee on the Spread of East Coast Fever in the Union, together with the Proceedings of the Committee, Minutes of Evidence, and Appendix., 1920, pp xvi-152 pp.

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