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The aim of the study was to determine the species spectrum of ixodid ticks that infest horses and donkeys in South Africa and to identify those species that act as vectors of disease to domestic livestock. Ticks were collected opportunistically from 391 horses countrywide by their owners or grooms, ...

Author(s)
Horak, I. G.; Heyne, H.; Halajian, A.; Booysen, S.; Smit, W. J.
Publisher
AOSIS OpenJournals, Tygervalley, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2017, 84, 1, pp a1302
Abstract

Tick borne diseases are caused by different microorganisms and transmitted by ticks. They are the most prevalent and devastating diseases in the developing countries all over the world. The objective of this paper is to review tick borne hemoparasitic diseases of ruminants. Tick borne hemoparasitic ...

Author(s)
Yitayew Demessie; Samuel Derso
Publisher
IDOSI Publications, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
Citation
Advances in Biological Research, 2015, 9, 4, pp 210-224
Abstract

Tick-borne diseases are a constraint to livestock production in many developing countries as they cause high morbidity and mortality, which results in decreased production of meat, milk and other livestock by-products. The most important tick-borne diseases of livestock in sub-Saharan Africa are...

Author(s)
Simuunza, M.; Weir, W.; Courcier, E.; Tait, A.; Shiels, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2011, 175, 3/4, pp 331-342
Abstract

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...

Author(s)
Magona, J. W.; Walubengo, J.; Olaho-Mukani, W.; Jonsson, N. N.; Eisler, M. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
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...

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

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...

Author(s)
Macpherson, D. A.
Publisher
Rome: Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations.,
Citation
United Nations. Report to the Government of Ethiopia on the control of animal diseases., 1964, pp 8 pp.
Abstract

In a paper which appeared in the Annales of the Pasteur Institute in 1924, the authors published the results of their first systematic investigations of the bovine piroplasmoses occurring in Algeria. The conclusion arrived at was that five types of disease occur, namely: -
(1) True piroplasmosis...

Author(s)
Sergent, Edm. ; Donatien, A; Parrot, L. ; Lestoquard, F. ; Plantureux, E.
Citation
Ann. Inst. Pasteur, 1927, 41, 7, pp 721-784 pp.

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