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Abstract

The life cycle of Theileria parva in its mammalian host and within the tick is discussed with reference to isolate variation, and susceptibility to drug control and immunization.

Author(s)
Maritim, A. C.; Kariuki, D. P.; Young, A. S.; Mutugi, J. J.
Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Theileriosis in eastern, central and southern Africa. Proceedings of a workshop on East Coast fever immunization held in Lilongwe, Malawi 20-22 September 1988, 1989, pp 121-128
Abstract

A sporozoite stabilate (St.199) of T. parva was obtained by feeding nymphal Rhipicephalus appendiculatus on an African buffalo (S. caffer) and was used to immunize cattle by the infection and treatment (with Terramycin [oxytetracycline]) method. Nymphal ticks were applied to one of the steers 90...

Author(s)
Maritim, A. C.; Young, A. S.; Lesan, A. C.; Ndungu, S. G.; Stagg, D. A.; Ngumi, P. N.
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 1992, 43, 1/2, pp 1-14
Abstract

A pilot scheme to introduce immunization against theileriosis in cattle was undertaken on the Marula Ranch, Nakuru, Kenya. The acaricide control was unconventional, in that spraying was totally removed. The known tick-borne disease problems on this farm were: Corridor disease, caused by Theileria...

Author(s)
Young, A. S.; Mutugi, J. J.; Kariuki, D. P.; Lampard, D.; Maritim, A. C.; Ngumi, P. N.; Linyonyi, A.; Leitch, B. L.; Ndungu, S. G.; Lesan, A. C.; Mining, S. K.
Publisher
International Laboratory for Research on Animal Diseases, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Theileriosis in eastern, central and southern Africa. Proceedings of a workshop on East Coast fever immunization held in Lilongwe, Malawi 20-22 September 1988, 1989, pp 62-67