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Small ruminants are an important source of animal protein and of special importance in those areas where cattle are of lesser importance. The study was conducted determined current prevalence of fasciolosis in sheep and goats in the semi-arid zone of northeast Nigeria. About 300 samples each from...

Author(s)
Liba, J. W.; Atsanda, N. N.; Francis, M.; Taluvwa, A. B.; Mustapha, F. B.
Publisher
Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 2018, 66, 1, pp 135-145
Abstract

Genetic and morphological diversity of Thysaniezia tapeworms from cattle and sheep in Senegal was investigated using light and scanning microscopic observations and molecular analysis based on mitochondrial cytochrome c oxidase subunit 1 (cox1) and nuclear small subunit ribosomal RNA gene (SSU...

Author(s)
Ndom, M.; Yanagida, T.; Diop, G.; Quilichini, Y.; Ba, A.; Sako, Y.; Nakao, M.; Marchand, B.; Dieye, A.; Ba, C. T.; Ito, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2018, 11, pp 27-31
Abstract

Author(s)
Fall, A.; Fadiga, M.; Ayantunde, A.; Marshall, K.; Said, M.
Publisher
International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Sustainable management of endemic ruminant livestock of West Africa and their environment, 2016, pp iv + 36 pp.
Abstract

Tsetse fly and trypanosome prevalence in ruminants were estimated in April and August, peak months of the dry and rainy seasons in the Kachia Grazing Reserve (KGR) of Kaduna State, North Central Nigeria. This study was subsequent to reports of seasonal outmigration of semi nomadic Fulani from the...

Author(s)
Abenga, J. N.; Lawani, F. A. G.; Omotainse, S. O.; Kalejaiye, J. O.; Ahmed, A. B.; Shaida, S. S.; Shamaki, U. B.; Yanan, E.; Usman, U. S.; Oko, E.; Ayakphat, H.; Kalgo, A.
Publisher
African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology, Kwara State, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology, 2018, 19, 1, pp 64-69
Abstract

The study was conducted to determined seasonal prevalence of fasciolosis and compare between its conventional diagnosis and serological identification in ruminants slaughtered at Maiduguri abattoir, northeastern Nigeria. Nine hundred samples each of faeces and blood; that is 300 each from cattle,...

Author(s)
Liba, J. W.; Francis, M. I.; Atsanda, N. N.
Publisher
Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Bulletin of Animal Health and Production in Africa, 2017, 65, 1, pp 25-35
Abstract

Among tick-borne diseases, bovine anaplasmosis and babesiosis are considered to be one of the most important in ruminants worldwide, causing significant economic losses in tropical and subtropical areas. This cross-sectional study was therefore undertaken from November 2016 to April 2017 with the...

Author(s)
Nejash Abdela; Nuraddis Ibrahim; Feyissa Begna
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2018, 177, pp 9-18
Abstract

Bone marrow responses have been identified as key determinants of trypanotolerance in cattle as they determine the ability for hemopoietic cell regeneration and control of anemia. However, not much is known about such responses in Nigerian breed of goats known to show different susceptibilities to...

Author(s)
Abenga, J.; Idowu, T.
Publisher
Springer Science + Business Media, London, UK
Citation
Comparative Clinical Pathology, 2018, 27, 2, pp 455-460
Abstract

Originally described in cattle, conglutinin belongs to the collectin family and is involved in innate immune defense. It is thought that conglutinin provides the first line of defense by maintaining a symbiotic relationship with the microbes in the rumen while inhibiting inflammatory reactions...

Author(s)
Souza, B. M. P. S.; Lambert, S. M.; Nishi, S. M.; Saldaña, G. F.; Oliveira, G. G. S.; Vieira, L. S.; Madruga, C. R.; Almeida, M. A. O.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2018, 12, pp 99-105
Abstract

Theileria annulata is endemic in northern Sudan, hindering all efforts at upgrading cattle for milk production. T. lestoquardi clinical cases occur throughout the year and causes annual outbreaks that result in substantial losses in sheep. In the northern Sudan both cattle and small ruminants are...

Author(s)
Taha, K. M.; Salih, D. A.; Ali, A. M.; Omer, R. A.; El-Hussein, A. M.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 191, 1/2, pp 143-145
Abstract

An investigation was carried out in the Kachia grazing reserve in Kaduna, Nigeria, to determine the prevalence of trypanosomiasis among sheep. The reserve has had a history of high prevalence of the disease and farmers in the area are known to ignore the control of trypanosomiasis in sheep and...

Author(s)
Wayo, B.; Samdi, S. M.; Fajinmi, A. O.; Bizi, R.; Dauda, H.; Muhammad, A. A.; Kalejaiye, J. O.
Publisher
African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology, Kwara State, Nigeria
Citation
African Journal of Clinical and Experimental Microbiology, 2017, 18, 2, pp 121-124

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