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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

In the Coast Province of Kenya there are 4 distinct agroecologial zones (AEZs), classified on agroclimatic factors. The environmental conditions in the these AEZs vary in their suitability for Rhipicephalus appendiculatus, the main field vector of East Coast fever (ECF). The abundance of this tick...

Author(s)
Deem, S. L.; Perry, B. D.; Katende, J. M.; McDermott, J. J.; Mahan, S. M.; Maloo, S. H.; Morzaria, S. P.; Musoke, A. J.; Rowlands, G. J.
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 1993, 16, 3, pp 171-187
Abstract

Blood smears of 124 sable antelopes from South Africa and Zimbabwe were examined and 7 harboured Babesia irvinesmithi (Martinaglia 1936). 70 of the smears contained theilerial piroplasms, while 1 smear had macroschizonts (with cytomeres) and microschizonts of a Theileria (=Cytauxzoon) sp. One blood ...

Author(s)
Thomas, S. E.; Wilson, D. E.; Mason, T. E.
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 1982, 49, 3, pp 163-166
Abstract

Previous conferences on the same theme were held in Edinburgh in 1973, West Berlin in 1976 and Nairobi in 1980. The main topics are trypanosomiasis, African swine fever, dermatophilosis, swine fever, anaplasmosis, pest of small ruminants, theileriosis, brucellosis, cowdriosis (heartwater), poultry...

Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 1984, 2, pp x + 629pp.
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

The animal health situation of the predominantly livestock farming areas of S.W.Africa and Namibia is discussed in terms of climate, geography, vegetation, human and animal populations, and administration of the veterinary services. The structure of the veterinary service from colonization to the...

Author(s)
Schneider, H.
Publisher
Justus Liebig-Universitat, Giessen., German Federal Republic
Citation
Analyse der Tiergesundheitssituation in Sudwestafrika/Namibia. Vergangenheit und Gegenwart., 1977, pp x + 318pp.
Abstract

Tuberculin tests of 979 cattle showed 7.15% positive and in goats 3.8%. Of the cattle 0.3% were doubtful reactors. Of 127 sheep, 15 pigs, 14 donkeys and 4 horses, none were reactors.
At Mpwapwa Staphylococcus albus is the most common bacteriological pathogen of cattle, sheep and goats, causing...

Author(s)
Barnard, W. G.
Publisher
TANGANYIKA, Dar es Salaam: Government Printer.,
Citation
Annual Report of the Veterinary Department 1954. Vol. II. Research and Statistics., 1956, pp 52 pp.
Abstract

This useful booklet is designed to acquaint American veterinarians with the salient features of exotic diseases which might be introduced into the U.S.A. either accidentally or deliberately.
The preliminary chapters deal with such matters as the means by which disease may be introduced, how it may...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Trenton, N.J. U.S. Livestock Sanitary Association.,
Citation
Foreign animal diseases. Their prevention, diagnosis and control. Report of Committee of the United States Livestock Sanitary Association, 1954., 1955, pp 265 pp.
Abstract

In 1941, J. made a rapid tour of 5, 000 miles in many of the provinces and districts of Ethiopia and these papers detail the recommendations which he made regarding the development of the country's livestock, forests, and agriculture. The work is dealt with under the following headings: -natural...

Author(s)
Joyce, F. De V.
Citation
East African Agricultural Journal, 1943, 8, pp 176-181
Abstract

In 1941, J. made a rapid tour of 5, 000 miles in many of the provinces and districts of Ethiopia and these papers detail the recommendations which he made regarding the development of the country's livestock, forests, and agriculture. The work is dealt with under the following headings: -natural...

Author(s)
Joyce, F. De V.
Citation
East African Agricultural Journal, 1943, 9, pp 35-38

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