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Neosporosis, caused by the protozoan Neospora caninum, is a major cause of reproductive failure in ruminants causing enormous economic losses. The objective of this study was to estimate the infection rate and molecular identification of N. caninum in Tunisian cattle and sheep. A total number of...

Author(s)
Amdouni, Y.; Rjeibi, M. R.; Awadi, S.; Rekik, M.; Gharbi, M.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2018, 65, 4, pp 976-982
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Author(s)
Murphy, A.
Publisher
Veterinary Business Development Ltd, Peterborough, UK
Citation
Veterinary Times, 2016, 46, 36, pp 26-28
Abstract

Paramphistomes are parasites of domestic and wild ruminants, the effects of which in animal health remain underestimated. Very few studies in Africa have been done using molecular techniques to resolve situations associated with taxonomical groupings and epidemiology of these parasites. In this...

Author(s)
Dube, S.; Sibula, M. S.; Dhlamini, Z.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2016, 90, 6, pp 784-788
Abstract

Piroplasmosis caused by different tick-borne hemoprotozoan parasites of the genera Theileria and Babesia is among the most economically important infections of domestic ruminants in sub-Saharan Africa. A survey for piroplasm infection was conducted in three locations in Northern Ethiopia. Of 525...

Author(s)
Gebrekidan, H.; Asrat Hailu; Aysheshm Kassahun; Rohoušová, I.; Maia, C.; Talmi-Frank, D.; Warburg, A.; Baneth, G.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2014, 200, 1/2, pp 31-38
Abstract

Tick-borne spotted fever group (SFG) rickettsioses are emerging human diseases caused by obligate intracellular Gram-negative bacteria of the genus Rickettsia. Despite being important causes of systemic febrile illnesses in travelers returning from sub-Saharan Africa, little is known about the...

Author(s)
Maina, A. N.; Jiang, J.; Omulo, S. A.; Cutler, S. J.; Ade, F.; Ogola, E.; Feikin, D. R.; Njenga, M. K.; Cleaveland, S.; Mpoke, S.; Ng'ang'a, Z.; Breiman, R. F.; Knobel, D. L.; Richards, A. L.
Publisher
Mary Ann Liebert, Inc., New Rochelle, USA
Citation
Vector Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 2014, 14, 10, pp 693-702
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
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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.
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Disease consistently features among the major constraints of livestock production in the central African region, orchestrating important economic losses. This article reviews livestock diseases of economic importance, including foot-and-mouth disease, trypanosomosis and dermatophilosis in cattle, ...

Author(s)
Awa, D. N.; Achukwi, M. D.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Animal Health Research Reviews, 2010, 11, 2, pp 235-244
Abstract

The economic importance of Schistosoma bovis in African livestock has justified the development of a specific vaccine, recombinant S. bovis-derived glutathione S-transferase (rSb28GST), which has shown potential in goats and cattle. Administered preventively to sheep (2 sc injections of 100 µg...

Author(s)
Boulanger, D.; Schneider, D.; Chippaux, J. P.; Sellin, B.; Capron, A.
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 1999, 29, 3, pp 415-418
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Author(s)
Bengis, R. G.; Kock, R. A.; Thomson, G. R.; Bigalke, R. D.
Publisher
Oxford University Press, Oxford, UK
Citation
Infectious diseases of livestock, Volume One, 2004, Ed.2, pp 225-238

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