1985 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 52, 1985

1985 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 52, 1985

 

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  • Hamilton-Attwell, V.L.; Kruger, F.J.; Bigalke, R.D. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1985)
    During scanning electron microscopy (SEM) of the tegument of Schistosoma mattheei, a structure was observed within the nippled tubercles. It is postulated that it is a sensory receptor with a tactile function.
  • Prozesky, Leon; Verschoor, J.A. (Jan Adrianus), 1953-; Neitz, A.W.H. (Albert Walter Herman); Viljoen, Gerrit Johannes; Vermeulen, N.M.J.; Oberem, P.T.; Bezuidenhout, J. Dürr; Putterill, John Fraser; Visser, L.; Bigalke, R.D. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1985)
    The isolation of Cowdria ruminantium by means of wheat germ lectin affinity chromatography as described in this paper permits the recovery of partially purified viable organisms under mild conditions in short time. These ...
  • Bigalke, R.D. (Pretoria : Government Printer, 1985)
  • Du Plessis, J.L.; Bigalke, R.D. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1985)
    The conglutinin titres of year-old Bonsmara-cross cattle infected with Cowdria ruminantium were inversely proportional to the severity of the reactions elicited by the infection. There was no correlation, however, between ...
  • Van Wyk, J.A. (Jan Aucamp); Bigalke, R.D. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1985)
    The research activities of the Veterinary Research Institute, Onderstepoort, from its inception in 1908 until recent times are reviewed in this first article of a series on nematode epidemiology of sheep and cattle. While ...
  • Bezuidenhout, J. Dürr; Bigalke, R.D. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1985)
    The history of the main bovine tick-borne diseases occurring in South Africa and the role Onderstepoort played in their identification and control is briefly reviewed. The present attitudes regarding the control of tickborne ...
  • Coubrough, R.I.; Bigalke, R.D. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1985)
    The effect of both environmental and management related stressors on fertility is discussed. While environmental heat as a stressor is significant in disrupting normal reproductive cyclicity, management induced stress is ...
  • Shkap, Varda; De Waal, D.T.; Potgieter, Fred T.; Bigalke, R.D. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1985)
    Rabbits were infected with a bovine strain of Besnoitia besnoiti parasites derived from VERO cell cultures. Oxytetracycline*, given at 30 mg/kg i.m. simultaneously with infection, prevented the development of orchitis. The ...
  • Bezuidenhout, J. Dürr; Spickett, Arthur M.; Bigalke, R.D. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1985)
    Two groups of calves were respectively immunized with heartwater blood (BV) and ground-up tick suspension (GUTS) vaccine. A third group was left unimmunized as controls. No difference in the immune status conferred could ...
  • Prozesky, Leon; Kellerman, T. Stephanus; Jordaan, P.; Welman, Wilhelmina G.; Joubert, J.P.J.; Bigalke, R.D. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1985)
    A field outbreak of Hertia pallens poisoning in sheep is described. The hepatotoxicity of the plant was experimentally demonstrated in 7 sheep which developed lesions that ranged from a diffuse degeneration to centrilobular ...
  • Murphy, F.A.; Bigalke, R.D. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1985)
    From the time of the first modern studies of infectious diseases, by Koch, Pasteur, Theiler and their colleagues, it has been clear that laboratory investigation must be complemented by epidemiologic investigation. The ...
  • Huismans, H. (Henk), 1942-; Bigalke, R.D. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1985)
    The double-stranded RNA gene coding for the surface antigen responsible for inducing neutralising antibodies has been isolated, converted to DNA, and cloned in the plasmid pBR322. So far, only plasmids containing inserts ...
  • Oberem, P.T.; Van Amstel, S.R.; Matthee, O.; Bezuidenhout, J. Dürr; Bigalke, R.D. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1985)
    Natural and experimental cases of sweating sickness were treated using a hyperimmune serum as specific treatment and hyperimmune serum combined with symptomatic and supportive treatment based on the clinico-pathological ...
  • Nevill, E.M.; Bigalke, R.D. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1985)
    A total of 20 375 flies collected off cattle on 12 farms over 36 months were identified and examined for 3rd stage P. bovicola. The 3 vector species accounted for 64,1 % of the flies collected and were the only fly species ...
  • Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Bigalke, R.D. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1985)
    A brief description is given of the discovery of retroviral and cellular oncogenes and of their putative role in oncogenesis. Attempts to apply the biotechnological techniques that were so successful in the study of other ...
  • Basson, P.A.; Kidd, A.B.; Grant, Rina C.; Bigalke, R.D. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1985)
    A paralytic condition of farm stock in South West Africa, characterized by prominent neuronal and some mild extraneuronal pigmentation, is described. The distribution of the pigment, which was mainly located in the larger ...
  • Thomson, G.R. (Gavin); Bigalke, R.D. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1985)
    The known distribution of African swine fever (ASF) virus in Africa is reviewed in relation to the distributions of its free-living hosts as are the infection rates of these species in different localities in southern ...
  • Coetzer, Jacobus A.W.; Kellerman, T. Stephanus; Bigalke, R.D. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1985)
    Various hepatogenous photosensitivity diseases of ruminants in South Africa, caused by plants, fungi and an alga, are described. Information is given on botanical, mycological, toxicological, clinical and pathological ...
  • Giesecke, W.H.; Bigalke, R.D. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1985)
    The appropriate literature has been reviewed for the purpose of defining the phenomenon of stress in lactating dairy cattle, establishing a baseline concept of lactation stress and emphasizing the most significant aspects ...
  • Anonymous; Bigalke, R.D. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1985)

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