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Background: Orthobunyaviruses belonging to the Simbu sero-group occur worldwide, including the newly recognized Schmallenberg virus (SBV) in Europe. These viruses cause congenital malformations and reproductive losses in ruminants. Information on the presence of these viruses in Africa is scarce...

Author(s)
Mathew, C.; Klevar, S.; Elbers, A. R. W.; Poel, W. H. M. van der; Kirkland, P. D.; Godfroid, J.; Mdegela, R. H.; Mwamengele, G.; Stokstad, M.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2015, 11, 208, pp (15 August 2015)
Abstract

Capripoxviruses, comprising sheep pox virus, goat pox virus and lumpy skin disease virus cause serious diseases of domesticated ruminants, notifiable to The World Organization for Animal Health. This report describes the evaluation of a mobile diagnostic system (Enigma Field Laboratory) that...

Author(s)
Armson, B.; Fowler, V. L.; Tuppurainen, E. S. M.; Howson, E. L. A.; Madi, M.; Sallu, R.; Kasanga, C. J.; Pearson, C.; Wood, J.; Martin, P.; Mioulet, V.; King, D. P.
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2017, 64, 3, pp 994-997
Abstract

Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is caused by a virus of the genus Aphthorvirus of the family Picornaviridae. There is great scientific need for determining the transmission dynamics of FMD virus (FMDV) by drawing more attention to the livestock-wildlife interface areas. A variety of literature...

Author(s)
Mkama, M.; Kasanga, C. J.; Sallu, R.; Ranga, E.; Yongolo, M.; Mulumba, M.; Rweyemamu, M.; Wambura, P.
Publisher
Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, Onderstepoort, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2014, 81, 2, pp Art. #718
Abstract

The work of the Division of virus diseases was again concentrated on RINDERPEST and interesting and important results were achieved. Pigs of European origin were fully susceptible to rinderpest by inoculation or by feeding on infected meat and the disease spread readily from such pigs to...

Publisher
London: Colonial Office.,
Citation
Committee for Colonial Agricultural, Animal Health and Forestry Research 1959-1960. Fifteenth Annual Report., 1960, pp 23-160 pp.
Abstract

GENERAL.-The first section of this abridged report deals mainly with developments in the livestock industry following the start of military operations in East Africa. One of the chief difficulties was the provision of adequate cold storage, but this was being overcome. Control of supplies of fresh...

Author(s)
Daubney, R.
Publisher
Nairobi : Govt. Printer.,
Citation
Veterinary Department Annual Report 1940 (Abridged)., 1941, pp 7 pp.
Abstract

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...

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

For European stock the year was more favourable than 1943, because of heavier short rains: the effect of these was shown in the second six months by a rise in the creamery butter production, which was 3, 000, 000 Ib. out of a total of 4, 732, 000 Ib. for the year. The Naivasha Creamery produced...

Author(s)
DAUBNEY, R.
Publisher
Nairobi : Govt. Printers.,
Citation
Annual report of the Veterinary Department, 1945., 1946, pp 23 pp.
Abstract

In the absence of the Principal Veterinary Officer (GRAY (C. E.) in German East Africa on special duty in connection with the outbreak of rinderpest in that country [see this Bulletin, 1918, Vol. 6, No. 2, pp. 115-118] the report of the Veterinary Division is furnished by Borthwick (J. D.).
East...

Publisher
Cape Town: Cape Times, Ltd.,
Citation
UNION OF SOUTH AFRICA. Department of Agriculture. Report with Appendices for the Year ended 31st March, 1917., 1918, pp 158 pp.

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