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Background: East Coast fever (ECF) is a devastating disease of cattle and a significant constraint to improvement of livestock production in sub-Saharan Africa. The protozoan parasite causing ECF, Theileria parva, undergoes obligate sexual stage development in its tick vector Rhipicephalus...

Author(s)
Olds, C. L.; Mason, K. L.; Scoles, G. A.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 126, pp (2 March 2018)
Abstract

Background: There is a widely recognised lack of baseline epidemiological data on the dynamics and impacts of infectious cattle diseases in east Africa. The Infectious Diseases of East African Livestock (IDEAL) project is an epidemiological study of cattle health in western Kenya with the aim of...

Author(s)
Bronsvoort, B. M. de C.; Thumbi, S. M.; Poole, E. J.; Kiara, H.; Auguet, O. T.; Handel, I. G.; Jennings, A.; Conradie, I.; Mbole-Kariuki, M. N.; Toye, P. G.; Hanotte, O.; Coetzer, J.; Woolhouse, M. E. J.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2013, 9, 171, pp (30 August 2013)
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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...

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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

The tick-borne protozoan parasite Theileria parva causes East Coast fever (ECF), a severe lymphoproliferative disease of cattle that is a major constraint to the improvement of livestock in eastern, central and southern Africa. Studies in cattle experimentally infected with T. parva have shown that ...

Author(s)
Katzer, F.; Ngugi, D.; Walker, A. R.; McKeever, D. J.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, The Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2010, 167, 2/4, pp 236-243
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In 1941, J. made a rapid tour of 5, 000 miles in many of the provinces and districts of Ethiopia and these papers detail the recommendations which he made regarding the development of the country's livestock, forests, and agriculture. The work is dealt with under the following headings: -natural...

Author(s)
Joyce, F. De V.
Citation
East African Agricultural Journal, 1943, 8, pp 176-181
Abstract

In 1941, J. made a rapid tour of 5, 000 miles in many of the provinces and districts of Ethiopia and these papers detail the recommendations which he made regarding the development of the country's livestock, forests, and agriculture. The work is dealt with under the following headings: -natural...

Author(s)
Joyce, F. De V.
Citation
East African Agricultural Journal, 1943, 9, pp 35-38
Abstract

In 1941, J. made a rapid tour of 5, 000 miles in many of the provinces and districts of Ethiopia and these papers detail the recommendations which he made regarding the development of the country's livestock, forests, and agriculture. The work is dealt with under the following headings: -natural...

Author(s)
Joyce, F. De V.
Citation
East African Agricultural Journal, 1943, 8, pp 227-230

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