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During the year 2009, 47 of the African Union (AU) Member States (MS) submitted their animal disease status reports to AU-IBAR. This was quite an improvement as compared to 44 MS who submitted their reports in 2008. Out of the expected 636 monthly disease reports from all MS, 551 were received as...

Publisher
African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Pan African Animal Health Yearbook, 2009, 2009, pp ix + 32 + XIV pp.
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Author(s)
Kagira, J. M.; Kanyari, P. W. N.
Publisher
Association of Institutions for Tropical Veterinary Medicine (AITVM), Utrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Globalization of tropical animal diseases and public health concerns. Proceedings of the 13th Association of Institutions for Tropical Veterinary Medicine (AITVM) Conference, Bangkok, Thailand, 23-26 August 2010, 2010, pp 55-56
Abstract

The human serum resistance associated (SRA) gene has been found exclusively in Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense, allowing the unequivocal detection of this pathogen in reservoir hosts and the tsetse vector without recourse to laborious strain characterisation procedures. We investigated the presence...

Author(s)
Njiru, Z. K.; Ndung'u, K.; Matete, G.; Ndungu, J. M.; Gibson, W. C.
Publisher
Elsevier Science B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2004, 90, 3, pp 249-254
Abstract

Anopheles arabiensis and A. funestus were identified as vectors of Plasmodium falciparum in the Mwea-Tebere irrigation scheme, Kenya, in 1986-87. A. arabiensis was the only member of the A. gambiae complex identified from chromosome characteristics. Other Anopheles species found included A....

Author(s)
Ijumba, J. N.; Mwangi, R. W.; Beier, J. C.
Citation
Medical and Veterinary Entomology, 1990, 4, 4, pp 425-432
Abstract

Staff were faced with an acute problem of containing CONTAGIOUS BOVINE PLEUROPNEUMONIA in about 7, 000 cattle belonging to Sudanese refugees. The following measures were taken: all Sudanese cattle entering Uganda were directed to the Agoloki quarantine area; within 1-2 weeks all were submitted to...

Author(s)
Nsubuga, H. S. K.
Publisher
Govt. Printer, Entebbe,
Citation
Uganda. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry for the year ended 31st December, 1966., 1967, pp 58 pp.
Abstract

Staff With the return of 14 serving officers from the one academic year conversion course from local diploma to degree status of the Nairobi University College, the staff situation improved. Four Ugandan officers were promoted to senior posts in the directorate.
Animal Health The major concern was...

Author(s)
Anon.
Publisher
Entebbe: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Uganda. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry, 1964., 1966, pp 50 pp.
Abstract

There were no confirmed outbreaks of rinderpest, lumpy skin disease, African swine fever, or Rift Valley fever; rinderpest was suspected in the North-Eastern province, however, and 1, 705, 231 cattle were vaccinated. The incidence of FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE (types O, A, and C) was generally higher...

Author(s)
Anon
Publisher
Kabete: The Department,
Citation
Republic of Kenya. Veterinary Department annual report 1966., 1969, pp 90
Abstract

FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE was still the most important problem. A vaccine from Amsterdam was used against types O and A. Type SAT.2 invaded from Tanganyika early in the year and mass inoculations with the Pirbright experimental modified live vaccine prevented further spread. Reactions to the Pirbright ...

Author(s)
MacOwan, K. D. S.
Publisher
Nairobi: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Kenya., 1961, pp 105 pp.
Abstract

The serious droughts of 1960 continued in 1961. and large numbers of cattle, sheep and goats died from starvation. The Masai alone lost about 300, 000 cattle. Rainfall of unprecedented intensity and persistence occurred in the last three months of 1961, and more livestock were lost in the floods....

Author(s)
Macowan, K. D. S.
Publisher
Nairobi: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Kenya. Veterinary Department Annual Report 1961., 1962, pp 122 pp.
Abstract

The South African type 2 FOOT AND MOUTH DISEASE virus (SAT.2) was recorded in Kenya for the first time. It was isolated from outbreaks in the Samburu Reserve. The disease spread rapidly throughout the Samburu Reserve up to August, since when no outbreaks have been confirmed. The concurrent presence ...

Author(s)
MACOwAN, K. D. S.
Publisher
Nairobi : Government Printer.,
Citation
Department of Veterinary Services annual report 1957., 1958, pp 89 pp.

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