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Background: Gastrointestinal parasites are neglected infections, yet they cause significant burden to animal and human health globally. To date, most studies of gastrointestinal parasites focus on host-parasite systems that involve either a single parasite or a host species. However, when hosts...

Author(s)
Obanda, V.; Maingi, N.; Muchemi, G.; Ng'ang'a, C. J.; Angelone, S.; Archie, E. A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 6, pp e0217929
Abstract

Anthelmintic resistance has seriously undermined helminth control in ruminants. Faecal egg count reduction tests (FECRT) conducted between 5th and 27th January 2015 established prevalence of anthelmintic resistant nematodes in a goat and a cattle herd. Study animals were identified through a...

Author(s)
Mungube, E. O.; Wamae, L. W.; Omondi, G. A.; Mwangi, G.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2015, 27, 12, pp Article 237
Abstract

Paramphistomoids are ubiquitous and widespread digeneans that infect a diverse range of definitive hosts, being particularly speciose in ruminants. We collected adult worms from cattle, goats and sheep from slaughterhouses, and cercariae from freshwater snails from ten localities in Central and...

Author(s)
Laidemitt, M. R.; Zawadzki, E. T.; Brant, S. V.; Mutuku, M. W.; Mkoji, G. M.; Loker, E. S.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Parasitology, 2017, 144, 2, pp 131-147
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

This paper presents an economic analysis of the use of drugs (isometamidium and diminazene) in controlling African Animal Trypanosomosis (AAT), a serious disease of cattle and small ruminants in villages that exhibit resistance to isometamidium in Burkina Faso and Mali in West Africa. The study...

Author(s)
Affognon, H. D.; Randolph, T. F.; Waibel, H.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2010, 22, 12, pp 224
Abstract

A survey was conducted by way of personal interviews with 562 respondents comprising 459 farmers and 103 butchers/traders in selected districts in the central and western parts of Kenya, consisting of three predominantly smallholder and four predominantly pastoral/extensive districts. The study...

Author(s)
Kosgey, I. S.; Rowlands, G. J.; Arendonk, J. A. M. van; Baker, R. L.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Small Ruminant Research, 2008, 77, 1, pp 11-24
Abstract

The prevalence of besnoitiosis was studied in domestic ruminants in Kenya based on field and farm visits, clinical and PM and histopathological examinations. 16 014 cattle, 40 955 goats and 14 818 sheep were examined in 35 districts. Goats were most affected, followed by cattle, while sheep were...

Author(s)
Njenga, M. J.; Munyua, S. J. M.; Bwangamoi, O.; Kang'ethe, E. K.; Mugera, G. M.; Mutiga, E. R.; Wamukoya, J. P. O.
Citation
Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 1999, 70, 4, pp 151-153
Abstract

An incomplete ring of electric nets was placed around uninfected cattle and cattle infected with Trypanosoma congolense in south-eastern Kenya. The numbers of fed and unfed Glossina pallidipes caught on the nets were used to estimate the attractiveness of infected and uninfected cattle to tsetse,...

Author(s)
Baylis, M.; Nambiro, C. O.
Citation
Parasitology, 1993, 106, 4, pp 357-361
Abstract

The duration of prophylaxis provided by isometamidium chloride and homidium bromide, each at a dose rate of 1 mg/kg bwt, was compared in a 12-month field trial involving groups of 30 zebu cattle in south-west Kenya. The trial took place between February 1990 and February 1991 and included several...

Author(s)
Stevenson, P.; Sones, K. R.; Gicheru, M. M.; Mwangi, E. K.
Citation
Acta Tropica, 1995, 59, 2, pp 77-84
Abstract

This review is one of a series produced as part of the Kenya Agricultural Research Database Project (KARD). The computerized database contains around 40 000 records relating to agricultural research in Kenya since the end of the last century. This volume reviews some of the literature (referred to...

Author(s)
Wamwayi, H. M.
Publisher
Kenya Agricultural Research Institute (KARI), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Review of Kenyan Agricultural Research: Vol. 39 Animal Pests., 1996, pp viii + 24 pp.

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