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Laboratory Work
BACTERIOLOGY.-The avirulent spore vaccine for ANTHRAX was used on a much wider scale with good results. The issue was begun of a BLACKLEG vaccine to which alum had been added and of which the preliminary tests had given' very good results. The herd of initially uninfected cows in a...

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Du Toit, P. J.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1940, 15, pp 480-484
Abstract

There was a slight increase in the number of outbreaks of ANTHRAX, but the mortality was very low. In December, 1937, more than 50 herds were under regular tests for TUBERCULOSIS, and much valuable information was obtained on the value of the intradermal test with locally-made tuberculin.
During...

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Farming in South Africa, 1937, 12, pp 518-527
Abstract

This is an annual report covering the period 1st July, 1954, to 1st June, 1955. anthrax is sporadic; annual vaccination is carried out: blackleg causes more losses but could be controlled if farmers availed themselves of the vaccine in good time. lamb dysentery, enterotoxaemia and malignant oedema...

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Fmg S, Afr., 1956, 31, pp 106-119 ; 136
Abstract

Laboratory Work
BACTERIOLOGY.-The results of the block inoculation for ANTHRAX in the Transkei were the most successful recorded so far in that area. Failure to immunize horses with the ordinary vaccine was experienced, but the avirulent vaccine gave good results. Some samples of imported bone meal...

Author(s)
DU TOIT, P. J.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1939, 14, pp 511-519
Abstract

The report is divided into two sections dealing with (1) laboratory work at Onderstepoort, and (2) field work. During the year a very heavy call was made on the field staff in connexion with the outbreaks of foot and mouth disease, first in the Barberton district and later in Northern Natal. These...

Author(s)
DU TOIT, P. J.
Citation
Farming in South Africa, 1938, 13, pp 496-497; 505-518
Abstract

This report first deals with a very considerable amount of routine work performed at the Onderstepoort, Grahamstown, and Pietermaritz-burg Laboratories, consisting in the examination of smears and morbid specimens and the manufacture of vaccines against blue tongue, redwater and gall-sickness,...

Author(s)
THEILER, A.
Publisher
Cape Times, Ltd., Government Printers., Cape Town, South Africa
Citation
UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA. Department of Agriculture. Report with Appendices for the Year ended 31st March 1916., 1917, pp 160 pp.

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