Weyer, Camilla Theresa; Burger, Phillipa; Lourens, Carina W.; Joone, Christopher; le Granje, Misha; Coetzee, Peter; Venter, Estelle Hildegard; MacLachlan, N.J. (James); Guthrie, Alan John; Grewar, John D.; Rossouw, Esthea; Martin, Darren P.(Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2016-12)
African horse sickness (AHS) is a hemorrhagic viral fever of horses. It is the only equine disease for which the World Organization for Animal Health has introduced specific guidelines for member countries seeking official ...
Harper, Cindy Kim; Kaelin, Christopher B.; Xu, Xiao; Hong, Lewis Z.; David, Victor A.; McGowan, Kelly A.; Schmidt-Küntzel, Anne; Roelke, Melody E.; Pino, Javier; Pontius, Joan; Cooper, Gregory M.; Manuel, Hermogenes; Swanson, William F.; Marker, Laurie; Van Dyk, Ann; Yue, Bisong; Mullikin, James C.; Warren, Wesley C.; Eizirik, Eduardo; Kos, Lidia; O’Brien, Stephen J.; Barsh, Gregory S.; Menotti-Raymond, Marilyn(American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2012-09)
Color markings among felid species display both a remarkable diversity and a
common underlying periodicity. A similar range of patterns within domestic cats suggests a
conserved mechanism whose appearance can be altered ...
Schulman, Martin L.; May, Catherine Edith; Joone, Carolynne J.; Monyai, Mpho S.; Guthrie, Alan John; Gerstenberg, C.; Naidoo, R.; Pienaar, J.(Elsevier, 2012-11)
The first outbreak of Contagious Equine Metritis (CEM) due to Taylorella equigenitalis in
South Africa was reported to the OIE in May 2011 subsequent to importation of a stallion,
the index case. Two additional positive ...
Joone, Carolynne J.; Schulman, Martin L.; Harper, Cindy Kim; Bolzon, Colin; Villagómez, Daniel A.F.; King, W. Allan; Révay, Tamas(Karger, 2016)
Disorders of sex development (DSD) have long been documented in domestic animal species
including horses. However, there is only a single report of an androgen receptor mutation
causative of such a DSD syndrome in a horse ...
Miller, Susan M.; Clarke, Amy B.; Bloomer, Paulette; Guthrie, Alan John; Harper, Cindy Kim(Springer, 2016-09)
Wildlife is a multi-million dollar industry in
South Africa ranging from intensively farmed animals on
small properties to free-roaming animals in large functional
ecosystems. Specific concerns surrounding the ...
Weyer, Camilla Theresa; Guthrie, Alan John; Sergeant, Evan S.; Grewar, John D.(Public Library of Science, 2016-03-17)
African horse sickness (AHS) is a severe, often fatal, arbovirus infection of horses, transmitted
by Culicoides spp. midges. AHS occurs in most of sub-Saharan Africa and is a significant
impediment to export of live ...
African horse sickness (AHS) is a devastating disease of equids caused by an
arthropod-borne virus belonging to the Reoviridae family, genus Orbivirus. It is
considered a major health threat for horses in endemic areas ...
Miller, Susan M.; Harper, Cindy Kim; Bloomer, Paulette; Hofmeyr, Jennifer; Funston, Paul J.(Public Library of Science, 2015-12-23)
Population fragmentation is threatening biodiversity worldwide. Species that once roamed
vast areas are increasingly being conserved in small, isolated areas. Modern management
approaches must adapt to ensure the continued ...
The African elephant (Loxodonta africana)
population in Kenya is declining at an alarming rate due to
habitat destruction, human-elephant conflicts and the current
escalation of poaching for ivory. This study established
Schulman, Martin L.; Guthrie, Alan John; Stout, T.A.E. (Tom); Becker, A.; Van der Merwe, B.D.(Wiley, 2015-03)
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY : EHV-1 is one of the most common causes of
infectious abortion in mares. Analyzing the demography of outbreaks and detailing
subsequent reproductive performance of affected mares will assist ...
Labuschagne, Karien; Guthrie, Alan John; Gordon, Stuart J.G.; Bolwell, Charlotte; Rogers, Chris; Musuka, Godfrey; Kelly, Patrick; Denison, Eric; Mellor, Philip S.; Hamblin, Christopher(AOSIS OpenJournals, 2015-05-29)
A study of the distribution of Culicoides species was conducted by establishing 12 light trap
sites over five rainy seasons between 1998 and 2003 covering all the geo-climatic natural
regions of Zimbabwe. In total, 279 ...
Van Vuuren, Moritz; Quan, Melvyn; Guthrie, Alan John; Rathogwa, Ntungufhadzeni Maclaughlin; Smit J.Q.; Lourens C.(Elsevier, 2014-01)
Equine encephalosis virus (EEV) is the cause of equine encephalosis. The disease is similar to mild forms
of African horse sickness (AHS) and the two diseases are easily confused. Laboratory identification and
Miller, Susan M.; Funston, Paul J.; San, E. Do Linh(Southern African Wildlife Management Association, 2014-04)
Managers of reintroduced lion (Panthera leo) populations in small reserves (<1000 km2) in
South Africa are challenged by high rates of population increase and how best to control
them.We combined data from 14 small, ...
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY : The carrier prevalence of severe combined immunodeficiency (SCID), lavender foal syndrome (LFS) and cerebellar
abiotrophy (CA) in Arabian foals in South Africawas determined in order to ...
Miller, Susan M.; Harper, Cindy Kim; Bloomer, Paulette; Hofmeyr, Jennifer; Funston, Paul J.(Oxford University Press, 2014-11)
The South African lion (Panthera leo) population is highly fragmented. One third of its wild lions
occur in small (<1000 km2) reserves. These lions were reintroduced from other areas of the
species’ historical range. ...
A 6 month old, male basset hound was referred for intermittent malaise, and pyrexia that repeated
every 10-11 days. Sequential blood counts and bone marrow aspirates demonstrated severe
neutropaenia and increased myeloid ...
Saulez, Montague Newton; Guthrie, Alan John; Morley, Paul S.; Bromberek, J.L.; Hinchcliff, Kenneth W.(Wiley, 2015-05)
REASONS FOR PERFORMING STUDY : Exercise-induced pulmonary haemorrhage (EIPH) occurs commonly in Thoroughbred racehorses worldwide. While EIPH
is believed to be an important cause of impaired performance in these horses, ...
Blood samples collected from 503 suspect cases of African horse sickness (AHS) and another 503 from
uninfected, unvaccinated South African horses, as well as 98 samples from horses from an AHS free country,
were tested ...
To determine whether subclinical cases, together with clinical cases, of African horse sickness (AHS) occur in immunised horses in field conditions, whole
blood samples were collected and rectal temperatures recorded ...