Halofuginone lactate, given once orally at a dosage rate of 1,2 mg/kg body mass on the 1st, 3rd or 5th days of fever, resulted in the recovery of only 1 out of 5 splenectomized cattle. Three splenectomized animals, treated on the 1st as well as the 4th day of fever, recovered and were then carriers. Six untreated controls all died. The potential value of a chemotherapeutic agent for Theileria parva lawrencei infections in South Africa is discussed.
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