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Abstract

Trypanosome-free eland, waterbuck, East African goats and cattle were exposed to tsetse flies infected with Trypanosoma congolense, T. brucei or T. vivax; buffalo and oryx were similarly exposed to T. congolense. The wild species exhibited more resistance to infection than the domestic controls (...

Author(s)
Grootenhuis, J. G.; Varma, Y.; Black, S.; Moloo, S. K.; Akol, G. W. O.; Emery, D. L.; Murray, M.
Publisher
Deutsche Gesellschaft fur Technische Zusammenarbeit (GTZ), Eschborn, GFR,
Citation
Trypanotolerance and animal production. Proceedings of the Workshop 10-14 May 1982, Lome et Avetonou, Togo. (Schriftenreihe der GTZ No.116)., 1982, pp 37-42
Abstract

An uninfected eland and waterbuck were fed on by Glossina morsitans morsitans infected with T. congolense and the course of infection was compared with that in goats and cattle. The size and severity of the skin reaction at the site of the bite were significantly less in the wild animals, as were...

Author(s)
Murray, M.; Grootenhuis, J. G.; Akol, G. W. O.; Emery, D. L.; Shapiro, S. Z.; Moloo, S. K.; Dar, F.; Bovell, D. L.; Paris, J.
Publisher
International Development Research Centre., Ottawa, Canada
Citation
Wildlife disease research and economic development. (Procs. Workshop, Kabete, Kenya, 8-9 Sept. 1980)., 1981, pp 40-45