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This study was carried out to assess farmers' knowledge and perceptions on tick species, tick-borne diseases (TBDs), tick control measures, production constraints and tolerance of Tarime and Sukuma zebu cattle to TBDs. The study involved 240 agro-pastoralists from Serengeti, Tarime, Maswa and Meatu ...

Author(s)
Laisser, E. L. K.; Chenyambuga, S. W.; Msalya, G.; Kipanyula, M. J.; Mdegela, R. H.; Karimuribo, E. D.; Mwilawa, A. J.; Kusiluka, L. J. M.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2015, 27, 4, pp Article 64
Abstract

East Coast fever (ECF) causes considerable mortality and production losses in the Tanzania smallholder dairy sector and limits the introduction of improved dairy breeds in areas where the disease is present. The infection and treatment method (ITM) was adopted by smallholder dairy farms for ECF...

Author(s)
Lynen, G.; Yrjö-Koskinen, A. E.; Bakuname, C.; Giulio, G. di; Mlinga, N.; Khama, I.; Hanks, J.; Taylor, N. M.; James, A. D.; McKeever, D.; Peters, A. R.; Rushton, J.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2012, 44, 3, pp 567-572
Abstract

The study on the impacts of wildlife-livestock interactions within and around Arusha National Park (Tanzania) was conducted in 2010. The purpose was to investigate on the factors influencing these interactions and their respective impacts to the conservation initiatives and the wellbeing of local...

Author(s)
Maleko, D. D.; Mbassa, G. N.; Maanga, W. F.; Sisya, E. S.
Publisher
Maxwell Scientific Organization, Birmingham, UK
Citation
Current Research Journal of Biological Sciences, 2012, 4, 4, pp 471-476
Abstract

The prevalence of and case fatality rate due to East Coast fever (ECF) were estimated in 1402 dairy cattle in 87 small herds in the Dar es Salaam region of Tanzania, from January 2003 to January 2005 using a capture-recapture method. Information on clinical cases and deaths due to ECF were obtained ...

Author(s)
Kivaria, F. M.; Noordhuizen, J. P. T. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Journal, 2010, 184, 2, pp 187-193
Abstract

This book chronicles the experiences of Robert Lee, once Dean of the Faculty for Veterinary Medicine at Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, when he was in Tanzania whilst he was a newly qualified vet (in 1943) and later when he was a consultant for development projects. It includes the problems faced ...

Author(s)
Lee, R. P.
Publisher
Morrigan, Killala, Irish Republic
Citation
Destination five: memories of an Irish vet in wartime Tanganyika, 2003, pp vi + 263 pp.
Abstract

In the Bukoba district, where East Coast fever is endemic, Theileria was seen in the blood of 53 out of 54 African cattle; 51 were positive to the Coons test with T. parva antigen, but only 18 (33%) to the c.f. test. In adult slaughter cattle from different areas of Sukumaland the incidence of...

Author(s)
Schindler, R.; Wissenhutter, E.; Mehlitz, D.
Citation
Berliner und Münchener Tierärztliche Wochenschrift, 1969, 82, pp 6-10
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Author(s)
Hussel, L.; Meyer-Pawlova, E.; Muller, Chr.; Hassan, C.; Al-Janabi, B.; Kalif, S.; Wiessner, R.; May, C.; Strickrodt, H.
Citation
Beitrage zur tropischen Landwirtschaft und Veterinarmedizin, 1970, 8, pp 5-22
Abstract

In a district where East Coast fever was prevalent, 681 cows were examined for symptoms, parasites in peripheral blood and reaction to the fluorescent antibody (FA) test on serum. Positive reactions to the indirect FA test using Theileria parva antigen were obtained in 41% of cattle of European or...

Author(s)
Wokatsch, R.
Publisher
Deutsche Tropenmedizinische Gesellschaft, Stuttgart, Germany
Citation
Zeitschrift fur Tropenmedizin und Parasitologie, 1968, 19, pp 125-132
Abstract

This paper describes ecological aspects of field study of an extensive East Coast fever epidemic in the south-eastern Lake Victoria region ot Tanzania, over a period of 2 0.5 years. Systematic tick collection was carried out using a standard three-cattle method, and a quantitative relationship was...

Author(s)
Yeoman, G. H.
Citation
Proceedings of the 2nd International Congress of Acarology, Sutton Bonington, 1967., 1969, pp 589-594
Abstract

The Theileriidae of East African wild mammals are reviewed. Captured buffalo (Syncerus caffer), blue wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) and eland (Taurotragus oryx), were all found to be naturally infected with Theileria species. The transmissibility and pathogenicity of their theilerial infections ...

Author(s)
Burridge, M. J.
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 1975, 11, No.1, pp 68-72

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