Cookies on VetMed Resource

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

VetMed Resource

Veterinary information to support practice, based on evidence and continuing education

Sign up to receive our Veterinary & Animal Sciences e-newsletter, book alerts and offers direct to your inbox.

Results per page:

Search results

AbstractFull Text

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 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

Sixty-one cattle from Beni-Suef Governorate, Egypt, were classified into 4 groups, according to serological and haematological examinations, as those infected with Babesia bigemina (group 1), Theileria spp. (group 2), Anaplasma marginale (group 3), and apparently healthy controls (group 4). Serum...

Author(s)
El-Seify, M. A.; Eissa, N. A.
Citation
Egyptian Journal of Comparative Pathology and Clinical Pathology, 1990, 3, 1, pp 37-43
Abstract

Blood smears were made each month between July 1979 and June 1980 from 100 trade cattle brought to Ibadan from various parts of Nigeria or from neighbouring countries. 109 (9.0%) of the 1200 cattle altogether were positive for Babesia bigemina infection, 40 (3.3%) for B. bovis, 108 (8.9%) for...

Author(s)
Akinboade, O. A.; Dipeolu, O. O.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1984, 14, 2, pp 95-104
Abstract

In studies in Ethiopia on 18 zebus infected with Theileria mutans no abnormalities were found in reticulocytes, erythrocytes, haemoglobin or leukocytes. In 11 zebus infected with Babesia bigemina the erythrocyte count was 2.3 X 106/mm3 and reticulocytes formed 3.7 to 4.2% of the red cells; other...

Author(s)
Liu, Z. G.
Citation
Animal Husbandry and Veterinary Medicine (Xumu yu Shouyi), 1981, No.5, pp 4-6
Abstract

Thirty young cross-bred steers, serologically negative for B. bigemina, B. bovis and Cowdria ruminantium were allowed to graze as a herd on tick-infested areas of an experimental farm in South Africa for 90 days from April 1985. They were separated into groups of 10 for treatment; one group...

Author(s)
Purnell, R. E.; Gunter T. D.; Schröder, J.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1989, 21, 1, pp 11-19
Abstract

This article (originally published in Rhodesian Veterinary Journal, 10 (1979)) discusses the history of tick-borne and tick-associated diseases in cattle (Chrysomya bezziana myiasis (frequently associated with the bites of Hyalomma spp.), rhipicephaline tick toxicosis, sweating sickness (caused by ...

Author(s)
Lawrence, J. A.; Norval, R. A. I.
Citation
Historia Medicinae Veterinariae, 1987, 12, 4, pp 89-101
Abstract

The disruption of the dipping of cattle in Zimbabwe for the control of tick vectors demonstrated the dangers of creating herds with little or no natural immunity to tick-borne diseases. It is known that immunity to the tick-borne diseases heartwater (caused by Cowdria ruminantium), African redwater ...

Author(s)
Norval, R. A. I.
Publisher
Tick Research Unit., Grahamstown, South Africa
Citation
Tick biology and control. Proceedings of an International Conference held from 27-29 January 1981, under the auspices of the Tick Research Unit, Rhodes University, Grahamstown, South Africa., 1981, pp 87-90
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.

Refine Results

Sort Order
Author
Geographical Location
Item Type
Language
Organisms
Subject Topics