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In February 1991, parasites found in the livers of slaughtered cattle on on the island of Pemba, Tanzania were identified as Fasciola gigantica. This was the first identification of the parasite on the island. In a subsequent survey, faecal samples from 197 cattle in localities from which infected...

Boorder, J. de
Veterinary Record, 1992, 131, 8, pp 180

A severe outbreak of Dictyocaulus viviparus infection which affected a herd of 220 Holstein/Friesian cattle which had been regularly vaccinated for parasitic bronchitis in autumn 1993 is described. A sustained release morantel tartrate bolus (Paratect Flex Bolus) had been used for anthelmintic...

Andrews, A. H.; Wolf, S. de
Veterinary Record, 1994, 134, 6, pp 152