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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 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

Tick-borne diseases, including babesiosis, anaplasmosis, heartwater and theileriosis in cattle in Zimbabwe are briefly discussed. Special attention is given to Theileria parva infections, and its vector Rhipicephalus appendiculatus.

Author(s)
Munatswa, F. C.
Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Theileriosis in eastern, central and southern Africa. Proceedings of a workshop on East Coast fever immunization held in Lilongwe, Malawi 20-22 September 1988, 1989, pp 31
Abstract

An investigation of the incidence of East Coast Fever (ECF), anaplasmosis and babesiosis in cattle was carried out using data obtained from the Large Animal Clinic of the Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Kabete, Kenya, covering a period of 8 years (1978-1985). The incidence of clinical cases of...

Author(s)
Mulei, C. M.; Rege, J. E. O.
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 1989, 37, 3, pp 213-216
Abstract

In Huila Province, Angola, 3864 ticks were collected during a parasitological survey carried out in the rainy season from October 1990 to April 1991. The samples were collected from cattle gathered for the annual vaccination campaign against contagious bovine pleuropneumonia, anthrax and blackleg...

Author(s)
Gomes, A. F.; Pombal, A. M., Jr.; Venturi, L.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1994, 51, 3/4, pp 333-336
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

Author(s)
Singh, B. B.; Mbemba, Z. Z.; Welu, M.; Butera, M.; Tolenga, K.
Publisher
Office International des Epizooties (OIE), Paris, France
Citation
Premières Journées Vétérinaires Africaines, Hammamet, Tunisie, 31 mai - 2 juin 1987., 1988, pp 127-139
Abstract

Friesian-Malawi Zebu cross-bred cattle, approximately 2 years old, were involved in immunization trials in Malawi in 1986 and 1987 against East Coast fever (ECF). The first trial was at Kayuni in 1986, but the results were inconclusive because most of the cattle died of other tick-borne diseases. A ...

Author(s)
Musisi, F. L.; Quiroga, J. C.; Ngulube, B.; Kanhai, G. K.
Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Theileriosis in eastern, central and southern Africa. Proceedings of a workshop on East Coast fever immunization held in Lilongwe, Malawi 20-22 September 1988, 1989, pp 71-76
Abstract

A pilot scheme to introduce immunization against theileriosis in cattle was undertaken on the Marula Ranch, Nakuru, Kenya. The acaricide control was unconventional, in that spraying was totally removed. The known tick-borne disease problems on this farm were: Corridor disease, caused by Theileria...

Author(s)
Young, A. S.; Mutugi, J. J.; Kariuki, D. P.; Lampard, D.; Maritim, A. C.; Ngumi, P. N.; Linyonyi, A.; Leitch, B. L.; Ndungu, S. G.; Lesan, A. C.; Mining, S. K.
Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Theileriosis in eastern, central and southern Africa. Proceedings of a workshop on East Coast fever immunization held in Lilongwe, Malawi 20-22 September 1988, 1989, pp 62-67
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

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