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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

Three hundred (300) blood samples from apparently healthy cattle were collected in areas around Lake Mburo National Park in Western Uganda. These were used in the comparison of the sensitivity and specificity of reverse line blot (RLB) and β-tubulin targeted nested polymerase chain reaction (PCR)...

Author(s)
Atuhaire, K. D.; Ikwap, K.; Eyanu, S.; Mwiine, F. N.; Ocaido, M.; Olaho-Mukani, W.; Saimo, M.; Lubega, G. W.
Publisher
Academic Journals, Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health, 2013, 5, 1, pp 27-31
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.

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