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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: The tick-borne protozoan parasite Theileria parva causes a usually fatal cattle disease known as East Coast fever in sub-Saharan Africa, with devastating consequences for poor small-holder farmers. Immunity to T. parva, believed to be mediated by a cytotoxic T lymphocyte (CTL) response, ...

Author(s)
Steinaa, L.; Svitek, N.; Awino, E.; Njoroge, T.; Saya, R.; Morrison, I.; Toye, P.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
BMC Veterinary Research, 2018, 14, 145, pp (2 May 2018)
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

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
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 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
Abstract

Among the most important diseases which hinder stockbreeding in Northern Africa is placed a bovine affection commonly known locally as the " yellows." The cardinal symptoms of the disease are jaundice haemoglobinuria, and fever. In cases terminating fatally the disease seldom lasts more than five...

Author(s)
Sergent, Edm.; Sergent, Et. ; Lheritier, A.
Publisher
Societe de Pathologie Exotique, Paris, France
Citation
Bulletin de la Société de Pathologie Exotique, 1919, 12, 2, pp 108-120

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