1972 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 39, 1972

1972 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 39, 1972

 

Contentes Pages: Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Vol 39, 1972

CONTENTS

Volume 39: Number 1

Mycoflora, toxicity and nutritive value of mouldy maize

Masaras, W.F.O.; Smalley, E.B.

1

Immune response of merino sheep to inactivated Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis vaccine

Cameron, C.M.; Minnaar, J.L.; Engelbrecht, M.M.; Purdom, M.R.

11

Cestodes from rodents in the Republic of South Africa

Collins, H.M.

25

Recovery of parasitic nematodes from the gastro-intestinal tract of a mule at autopsy

Reinecke, R.K.; Brookers, D.

51

"Grootlamsiekte", a specific syndrome of prolonged gestation in sheep : further investigations

Joubert, J.P.; Basson, P.A.; Lucks, H.J.; Burger, J.H.S.

59

Ingestion of the plant Fadogia monticola Robyns as an additional cause of gousiekte in ruminants

Hurter, L.R.; Naude, T.W.; Adelaar, T.F.; Smit, J.D.; Codd, L.E.

71

Volume 39: Number 2

The experimental transmission of Theileria ovis by Rhipicephalus evertsi mimeticus and R. bursa

Neitz, W.O.

83

Staphylococcal mastitis : phage types and patterns of S. aureus

Giesecke, W.H.; Van Den Heever, L.W.; Du Toit, I.J.

87

An electrocardiographic study of normal sheep using a modified technique

Schultz, R.A.; Pretorius, P.J.; Terblanche, M.

97

First report of facial eczema in sheep in South Africa

Marasas, W.F.O.; Adelaar, T.F.; Kellerman, T.S.; Minne, J.A.; Van Rensburg, I.B.J.; Burroughs, G.W.

107

Oocysts of Isospora papionis in the skeletal muscles of chacma baboons

McConnell, E.E.; Basson, P.A.; Thomas, S.E.; De Vos, V.

113

Laboratory investigations on the life-cycle of Rhipicephalus theileri Bedford & Hewitt, 1925 (Ixodoidea: Ixodidae)

Neitz, W.O.; Boughton, F.; Walters, H.S.

117

RESEARCH NOTE: Taenia multiceps larva from a gemsbok

Verster, A.; Bezuidenhout, J.D.

123

Volume 39: Number 3

Interferon induction by bluetongue virus and bluetongue virus ribonucleic acid

Eksteen, P.A.L.; Huismans, H.

125

Electron microscopic and serological studies on simian virus S.A. 11 and the "related" O agent

Lecatsas, G.

133

Characterization of eight rough mutants of Salmonella gallinarum

Cameron, C.M; Fuls, W.J.P.; Van Reenen, L.

139

Host preferences of Culicoides midges (Diptera : Ceratopogonidae) in South Africa as determined by precipitin tests and light trap catches

Nevill, E.M.; Anderson, D.

147

An anthelmintic test for gastro-intestinal nematodes of cattle

Reinecke, R.K.

153

Studies on schistosomiasis. 3. Detection of antibodies against Schistosoma mattheei by the indirect immuno-fluorescent method

Du Plessis, J.L.; Van Wyk, J.A.

179

SHORT COMMUNICATION: Clinical foot-and-mouth disease in the African buffalo (Syncerus caffer)

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

181

Volume 39: Number 4

Studies on the in vitro and the in vivo transcription of the bluetongue virus genome

Verwoerd, D.W.; Huismans, H.

185

Visualization of the extracapsid coat in certain bluetongue-type viruses

Lecatsas, G.; Gorman, B.M.

193

Phagocytic activity of peritoneal exudate cells from mice

Oellermann, R.A; Hoogenhout, J.; Carter, P.

197

A mycotoxicosis of equidae caused by Fusarium moniliforme Sheldon. A preliminary communication

Kellerman, T.S.; Marasas, W.F.O.; Pienaar, J.G.; Naude, T.W.

205

An electrocardiographic study of normal goats and cattle using a modified technique

Schultz, R.A.; Pretorius, P.J.

209

RESEARCH NOTE: Some protozoan parasites of tragelaphine antelopes in South Africa with special reference to a Babesia sp. in a bushbuck and a Trypanosoma theileri-like parasite in a Nyala

Bigalke, R.D.; Keep, M.E.; Schoeman, J.H.

225

RESEARCH NOTE: Formation of Wallal virus in cell culture

Gorman, B.M.; Lecatsas, G.

229



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