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The aim of the study was to determine the species spectrum of ixodid ticks that infest horses and donkeys in South Africa and to identify those species that act as vectors of disease to domestic livestock. Ticks were collected opportunistically from 391 horses countrywide by their owners or grooms, ...

Author(s)
Horak, I. G.; Heyne, H.; Halajian, A.; Booysen, S.; Smit, W. J.
Publisher
AOSIS OpenJournals, Tygervalley, South Africa
Citation
Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2017, 84, 1, pp a1302
Abstract

Tick-borne diseases are a constraint to livestock production in many developing countries as they cause high morbidity and mortality, which results in decreased production of meat, milk and other livestock by-products. The most important tick-borne diseases of livestock in sub-Saharan Africa are...

Author(s)
Simuunza, M.; Weir, W.; Courcier, E.; Tait, A.; Shiels, B.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2011, 175, 3/4, pp 331-342
Abstract

Diagnosis of major endemic bovine parasitic diseases in sub-Saharan Africa such as trypanosomosis, theileriosis, anaplasmosis, babesiosis and cowdriosis is increasingly relying on clinical diagnosis due to deterioration of veterinary services and laboratory facilities. Pyrexia is a common clinical...

Author(s)
Magona, J. W.; Walubengo, J.; Olaho-Mukani, W.; Jonsson, N. N.; Eisler, M. C.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2009, 160, 3/4, pp 301-305
Abstract

Theileriosis and babesiosis, major problems for the health of cattle and buffaloes in Africa, are reviewed. The range of ixodid vector species reported in Egypt and neighbouring countries is described, with comments on their geographical and seasonal distribution and prevalence in Egypt. The...

Author(s)
Hassanain, M. A.
Citation
Egyptian Journal of Veterinary Science, 1992, 29, pp 1-6
Abstract

A mixed infection with Babesia and Theileria commonly occurs in cattle in Japan and is collectively termed piroplasmosis. The Japanese strain of Theileria was carried by both the parthenogenetic and the bisexual generation of Haemaphysalis nenmanii. This strain has been compared with strains from...

Author(s)
Ishihara, T.
Citation
Japan Agricultural Research Quarterly, 1968, 3, 3, pp 23-31 pp.
Abstract

In a paper which appeared in the Annales of the Pasteur Institute in 1924, the authors published the results of their first systematic investigations of the bovine piroplasmoses occurring in Algeria. The conclusion arrived at was that five types of disease occur, namely: -
(1) True piroplasmosis...

Author(s)
Sergent, Edm. ; Donatien, A; Parrot, L. ; Lestoquard, F. ; Plantureux, E.
Citation
Ann. Inst. Pasteur, 1927, 41, 7, pp 721-784 pp.

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