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Subsequent analysis of data gathered at the local abattoirs during routine meat inspection revealed that the majority of cysts were found in the heart, followed by triceps brachii muscle, the tongue and masseter muscles in that order. However, the triceps had the highest number of non-calcified...

Author(s)
Nyaga, P. N.; Gathuma, J. M.
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 1979, 27, 1, pp 51-59
Abstract

The indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) test using activated oncospheres as antigen was made on the sera of 7 calves experimentally infected with Taenia saginata eggs. On the day of infection the titres ranged from 1:4 to 1:32. Significant titres of 1:64 began to appear by day 7 and reached a peak...

Author(s)
Gathuma, J. M.; Sollod, A. E.; Waiyaki, P. G.
Citation
Kenya Veterinarian, 1978, 2, 1, pp 7-11
Abstract

Three protein fractions, F1, F2 and F3, were obtained from antigens prepared from mature Taenia saginata. Using the IHA test, crude antigen and F1 consistently gave high titres with sera from calves experimentally infected with Cysticercus bovis whereas F2 and F3 either showed low antigenic...

Author(s)
Gathuma, J. M.; Waiyaki, P. G.
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 28, 3, pp 173-189
Abstract

Indirect haemagglutination (IHA) and the indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) tests using serum from seven experimentally infected and four non-infected calves as well as 285 naturally infected and non-infected adult slaughter cattle were compared. Most calves showed detectable antibody responses...

Author(s)
Gathuma, J. M.; Waiyaki, P. G.
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 29, 1, pp 11-18
Abstract

In Kenya, 42.1% of 195 cattle in the Rift Valley (high prevalence) were positive by IHA test using a crude Taenia saginata extract and 29.2% using a Sephadex purified extract. With 202 cattle from the Central Province (low prevalence) the respective figures were 5.4 and 5.9%. The results are higher ...

Author(s)
Gathuma, J. M.
Citation
Kenya Veterinarian, 3, 2, pp 33-35