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This study was carried out to assess farmers' knowledge and perceptions on tick species, tick-borne diseases (TBDs), tick control measures, production constraints and tolerance of Tarime and Sukuma zebu cattle to TBDs. The study involved 240 agro-pastoralists from Serengeti, Tarime, Maswa and Meatu ...

Author(s)
Laisser, E. L. K.; Chenyambuga, S. W.; Msalya, G.; Kipanyula, M. J.; Mdegela, R. H.; Karimuribo, E. D.; Mwilawa, A. J.; Kusiluka, L. J. M.
Publisher
CIPAV Foundation, Cali, Colombia
Citation
Livestock Research for Rural Development, 2015, 27, 4, pp Article 64
Abstract

The veterinarian responsible for the Iringa dipping scheme, in which East Coast fever (ECF, caused by Theileria parva) was eradicated in the early 1950s from an enzootic area of southwestern Tanzania containing a zebu cattle population of 160 000, discusses the scheme with reference to modern day...

Author(s)
Yeoman, G. H.
Citation
Veterinary Record, 1991, 129, 18, pp 414-415
Abstract

Control measures against theileriosis, due to Theileria parva, in cattle in Tanzania are outlined. Dipping measures against the vector Rhipicephalus appendiculatus and treatment using antiprotozoal agents are summarized.

Author(s)
Kavishe, T. S.
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 22-26
Abstract

Three immunization trials were carried out against East Coast fever (ECF) on Unguja Island, Zanzibar, during 1986-1987 in Bos taurus calves. During these trials 40 animals were immunized with the Zanzibar South stabilate of Theileria parva; there was only one adverse reaction. Susceptible control ...

Author(s)
Flach, E. J.; Shambwana, I. A.; Dolan, T. T.; Kassim, A.; Pedersen, H.; Glass, M.; Morzaria, S. P.
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 77-82
Abstract

Nineteen pure-bred Jersey (Bos taurus) calves and 2 Jersey × New Zealand milking Zebu (NZMZ) cross- bred calves aged 13-15 months were immunized on Pemba Island, Zanzibar, with 1 ml of Theileria parva stabilate (2913) at a 1:10 dilution. Nine pure-bred Jersey calves and one NZMZ calf (Friesian (Bos ...

Author(s)
Woodford, J. D.; Gayer, J. G.; Dolan, T. T.; Morzaria, S. P.
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 80-82
Abstract

Host and distribution data are presented for 1573 male and 439 female H. paraleachi collected from 158 hosts representing at least 23 mammalian species. Specimens were collected over a wide ecological range in Africa (19 countries) from sea level to 2640 m altitude, 15°W to 45°E and 20°N to 20°S....

Author(s)
El-Kammah, K. M.; Hoogstraal, H.; Camicas, J. L.
Citation
International Journal of Acarology, 1992, 18, 3, pp 205-212
Abstract

Cypermethrin-impregnated ear-tags (Decum) were placed in both ears of 20 East African shorthorn Zebu (Bos indicus) × Jersey (Bos taurus) calves in Tanzania at birth and removed at 8 weeks of age. The calves were hand-sprayed with coumaphos (Asuntol) at weekly intervals. During the 8 week period of...

Author(s)
Woodford, J. D.
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 166-167
Abstract

The Theileriidae of East African wild mammals are reviewed. Captured buffalo (Syncerus caffer), blue wildebeest (Connochaetes taurinus) and eland (Taurotragus oryx), were all found to be naturally infected with Theileria species. The transmissibility and pathogenicity of their theilerial infections ...

Author(s)
Burridge, M. J.
Citation
Journal of Wildlife Diseases, 1975, 11, No.1, pp 68-72

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