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Abstract

Tick-borne diseases (TBDs) are a major constraint to cattle production in pastoral areas in Africa. Although information on tick-borne infections is important to prioritise control approaches, it is limited for transhumant zebu cattle in Karamoja, Uganda. We conducted a study to determine the...

Author(s)
Byaruhanga, C.; Collins, N. E.; Knobel, D.; Chaisi, M. E.; Vorster, I.; Steyn, H. C.; Oosthuizen, M. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2016, 3/4, pp 27-35
Abstract

A participatory epidemiological (PE) study was conducted with livestock keepers in Moroto and Kotido districts, Karamoja Region, Uganda, between October and December 2013 to determine the management options and relative importance of tick-borne diseases (TBDs) amongst transhumant zebu cattle. Data...

Author(s)
Byaruhanga, C.; Oosthuizen, M. C.; Collins, N. E.; Knobel, D.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2015, 122, 3, pp 287-297
Abstract

" Eradication of rinderpest and contagious bovine pleuro-pneumonia, and the local control of every other disease, whenever this is economically desirable ", summarizes disease control policy.
RINDERPEST.-Outbreaks were dealt with by methods which varied somewhat in detail, but were all based on the ...

Author(s)
Lowe, H. J.
Publisher
Tanganyika,
Citation
Report. Dept. Vet. Sci., 1935, pp 6-19 pp.
Abstract

The usual diagnostic returns are given in tables, also the dipping and abattoir returns.
RINDERPEST.-Nearly 400 litres of serum were prepared by immunization of Ankole cattle by a single injection of serum and virus. The resultant antiserum was found to be remarkably potent. Jacotot's method of...

Author(s)
METTAM, R. W. M.
Citation
Ann. Rep. Vet. Dept., Uganda, 1932., 1933, pp 21-37 pp.
Abstract

The routine work of the laboratory consisted in examinations of slides and smears received from government officials and private owners, and in serum and vaccine preparation. The latter part of the work included the preparation of anti-rinderpest serum (274, 368 doses), anthrax vaccine (32, 180...

Author(s)
Montgomery, R. E.
Publisher
Department of Agriculture (Swift Press), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
BRITISH EAST AFRICA. Department of Agriculture. Annual Report of the Veterinary Bacteriologist for the Year 1914-1915., 1916, pp 125-145
Abstract

East Coast Fever.-The inoculation with spleen or gland pulp according to Theiler's method is considered to be inapplicable owing to the high death-rate caused, and it is stated that a method of vaccinating with infective spleen pulp, peptone, and blood from an immune animal is being elaborated at...

Author(s)
Stordy, R. J.
Citation
Annual Report 1912-1913. Dept. of Agriculture. Veterinary Department, 1913, pp 23-41

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