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The role played by domestic animals in the transmission of gambiense Human African Trypanosomosis remains uncertain. Northwest Uganda is endemic for Trypanosoma brucei gambiense. Of the 3267 blood samples from domestic animals in four counties examined by hematocrit centrifugation technique (HCT),...

Author(s)
Balyeidhusa, A. S. P.; Kironde, F. A. S.; Enyaru, J. C. K.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2012, 187, 1/2, pp 157-167
AbstractFull Text

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.
Abstract

The persistence of sleeping sickness (human African trypanosomiasis) in some areas of south-eastern Uganda has necessitated further investigations, focusing mainly on domestic animals as reservoirs of this disease in three agro-ecological zones. Blood samples were collected during March-August 2000 ...

Author(s)
Waiswa, C.; Olaho-Mukani, W.; Katunguka-Rwakishaya, E.
Publisher
Maney Publishing, Leeds, UK
Citation
Annals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 2003, 97, 2, pp 149-155
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

A survey of animal trypanosomiasis was carried out at 5 major landing sites (Kitamiro, Lingira, Lukale, Buwanzi and Kirongo) on the Buvuma islands in Lake Victoria, Uganda, in March 1997. All cattle (n=118), pigs (n=32), goats (n=259) and dogs (n=60) presented by owners at each site were bled and...

Author(s)
Magona, J. W.; Kakaire, D. W.; Mayende, J. S. P.
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 1999, 31, 2, pp 83-87
Abstract

Thirty-six Trypanosoma brucei spp. stocks isolated from man and domestic animals in south-east Uganda over the period 1989-1994 were studied for susceptibility to diminazene, isometamidium and melarsoprol in vitro. All stocks were susceptible to melarsoprol. One T. brucei rhodesiense stock (UTRO...

Author(s)
Matovu, E.; Iten, M.; Enyaru, J. C. K.; Schmid, C.; Lubega, G. W.; Brun, R.; Kaminsky, R.
Citation
Tropical Medicine and International Health, 1997, 2, 1, pp 13-18
Abstract

The study characterized 151 Trypanozoon [Trypanosoma] isolates from south-east Uganda by isoenzyme electrophoresis. Stocks were from a range of hosts, including man, cattle, pigs, dogs and Glossina fuscipes fuscipes; 104 isolates were from the Busoga area, 47 were from the Tororo district. Stocks...

Author(s)
Enyaru, J. C. K.; Stevens, J. R.; Odiit, M.; Okuna, N. M.; Carasco, J. F.
Citation
Acta Tropica, 1993, 55, 3, pp 97-115
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

During the year the former Department of Tsetse Control became a division of the Department of Veterinary Services, while the latter was incorporated into the new Ministry of Animal Industry, Game and Fisheries. The 1962 census showed approx. 3, 465, 000 cattle, 2, 340, 000 goats, 760, 000 sheep...

Author(s)
Sanders, R. N.
Publisher
Entebbe: Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Uganda Protectorate. Annual report of the Department of Veterinary Services and Animal Industry for the year ended 31st December, 1962., 1964, pp 70 pp.

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