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Although it is impossible to obtain definite knowledge regarding the early history of anthrax in South Africa there is reason to believe it has existed in that country for very many years. A condition identical with anthrax was alluded to by LIVINGSTONE (1849-1856), and, later, WILTSHIRE (1877 and...

Kehoe, D.
Union of South Africa, Dept. of Agriculture. 5th and 6th Repts. of the Director of Veterinary Research., 1918, pp 211-253

Prior to the experiments described in this article by the authors, the above disease was not known to exist in South Africa. It was probably confounded with "biliary fever "(Nuttalliosis, or equine piro-plasmosis), or horse sickness, especially in the form observed when an animal had passed through ...

Theiler, A. ; Kehoe, D.
Pretoria: Govt. Printing & Stationery Office.,
Union of South Africa. Dept. of Agric. 3rd and, 4th Reports of the Director of Veterinary Research., 1915, pp 215-289 pp.