1973 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 40, 1973

1973 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 40, 1973

 

Contentes Pages: Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Vol 40, 1973

CONTENTS

Volume 40: Number 1

Serological titres following vaccination of sheep and goats with Brucella melitensis Rev 1 vaccine

Worthington, R.W.; Mulders, M.S.G.; McFarlane, I.S.; Becker, D. 1

A serological investigation on adult cattle vaccinated with Brucella abortus strain 19

Worthington, R.W.; Mulders, M.S.G.; McFarlane, I.S.; Becker, D. 7

Margaropus wileyi sp. nov. (Ixodoidea, Ixodidae), a new species of tick from the reticulated giraffe

Walker, J.B.; Laurence B.R. 13

Studies on schistosomiasis. 4. Differential staining of live and dead cercariae after immobilization with physostigmin

Van Wyk, J.A. 23

The toxicology and pathology of dieldrin and photodieldrin poisoning in two antelope species

Wiese, I.H.; Basson, N.C.J.; Basson, P.A.; Naude, T.W.; Maartens, B.P. 31

Volume 40: Number 2

Foot-and-mouth disease in the african elephant (Loxodonta africana)

Howell, P.G.; Young, E.; Hedger, R.S. 41

Electron microscopic studies on equine encephalosis virus

Lecatsas, G.; Erasmus, B.J.; Els, H.J. 53

The diagnosis of bovine mastitis : a critical evaluation of a polyvalent radial immunodiffusion test and other methods

Giesecke, W.H.; van den Heever, L.W.; du Toit, I.J.; Beyer, M.C.E. 59

Helminths from the mountain reedbuck, Redunca fulvorufula (Afzelius, 1815)

Baker, M.K.; Boomker, J. 69

RESEARCH NOTE : Mechanism of envelopment of herpesvirus by the nucelar envelope

Lecatsas, G.; Poste, G. 71

RESEARCH NOTE : Electron microscopy of bluetongue virus RNA

Els, H.J. 73

Volume 40: Number 3

Studies on the development of a vaccine against bovine ephemeral fever

Theodoridis, A.; Boshoff, S.E.T.; Botha, M.J. 77

Effects of ephemeral fever on milk production and reproduction of dairy cattle

Theodoridis, A.; Giesecke, W.H.; Du Toit, I.J. 83

Molecular hybridization studies on the relationships between different serotypes of bluetongue virus and on the difference between the virulent and attenuated strains of the same serotype

Huismans, H.; Howell, P.G. 93

Studies on the enhancement of immunity to Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis

Cameron, C.M.; Fuls, W.J. 105

Photosensitivity in South Africa. 1. A comparative study of Asaemia Axillaris (Thunb.) Harv. ex Jackson and Lasiospermum bipinnatum (Thunb.) Druce poisoning in sheep

Kellerman, T. S.; Basson, P.A.; Naude, T.W.; Van Rensburg, I.B.J.; Welman, W.G. 115

Lesions in sheep skeletal and oesophageal muscle in vermeersiekte (Geigeria ornativa O. Hoffm. poisoning)

Pienaar, J.G.; Kriek, N.P.J.; Naude, T.W.; Adelaar, T.F.; Ellis, S.D. 127

Volume 40: Number 4

Variation in morphology of ephemeral fever virus

Theodoridis, A.; Lecatsas, G. 139

Clostridium perfringens type D epsilon prototoxin. Some chemical, immunological and biological properties of a highly purified prototoxin

Worthington, R.W.; Mulders, M.S.G.; Van Rensburg, J.J. 143

Enzymatic activation of Clostridium perfringens epsilon prototoxin and some biological properties of activated toxin

Worthington, R.W.; Mulders, M.S.G.; Van Rensburg, J.J. 151

Studies on schistosomiasis. 5. Sampling methods for estimating the numbers of cercariae in suspension with special reference to the infestation of experimental animals

Van Wyk, J.A.; Groeneveld, H.T. 155


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