Browsing by UP Author "Knobel, Darryn Leslie"

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  • Knobel, Darryn Leslie; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Medicine. Dept. of Anatomy (University of Pretoria, 1971-04-29)
    A DISSECTION OF ANATOMY In a review of the origin, the extent and the present status of the subject of Anatomy, with special reference to the Department of Anatomy of the University of Pretoria, the speaker analysis the ...
  • Halliday, Jo E.B.; Daborn, Chris; Auty, Harriet; Mtema, Zacharia; Lembo, Tiziana; Bronsvoort, Barend Mark de Clare; Handel, Ian Graham; Knobel, Darryn Leslie; Hampson, Katie; Cleaveland, Sarah (Royal Society, 2012)
    Early detection of disease outbreaks in human and animal populations is crucial to the effective surveillance of emerging infectious diseases. However, there are marked geographical disparities in capacity for early detection ...
  • Conan, Anne; Geerdes, Joy A.C.; Akerele, Oluyemisi A.; Reininghaus, Bjorn; Simpson, Gregory J.G.; Knobel, Darryn Leslie (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2017-09-22)
    Dogs (Canis familiaris) are often free-roaming in sub-Saharan African countries. Rabies virus circulates in many of these populations and presents a public health issue. Mass vaccination of dog populations is the recommended ...
  • Knobel, Darryn Leslie; Maina, Alice N.; Cutler, Sally J.; Ogola, Eric; Feikin, Daniel R.; Junghae, Muthoni; Halliday, Jo E.B.; Richards, Allen L.; Breiman, Robert F.; Cleaveland, Sarah; Njenga, M. Kariuki (American Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 2013-02-04)
    We conducted serological surveys for Coxiella burnetii in archived sera from patients that visited a rural clinic in western Kenya from 2007 to 2008 and in cattle, sheep, and goats from the same area in 2009. We also ...
  • Townsend, Sunny E.; Sumantra, I. Putu; Pudjiatmoko; Bagus, Gusti Ngurah; Brum, Eric; Cleaveland, Sarah; Crafter, Sally; Dewi, Ayu P.M.; Dharma, Dewa Made Ngurah; Dushoff, Jonathan; Girardi, Janice; Gunata, I. Ketut; Hiby, Elly F.; Kalalo, Corlevin; Knobel, Darryn Leslie; Mardiana, I. Wayan; Putra, Anak Agung Gde; Schoonman, Luuk; Scott-Orr, Helen; Shand, Mike; Sukanadi, I. Wayan; Suseno, Pebi Purwo; Haydon, Daniel Thomas; Hampson, Katie (Public Library of Science, 2013-08-22)
    BACKGROUND: Canine rabies is one of the most important and feared zoonotic diseases in the world. In some regions rabies elimination is being successfully coordinated, whereas in others rabies is endemic and continues to ...
  • Gsell, Alena S.; Knobel, Darryn Leslie; Kazwala, Rudovick R.; Vounatsou, Penelope; Zinsstag, Jakob (BioMed Central, 2012-12-05)
    BACKGROUND: Mass vaccinations of domestic dogs have been shown to effectively control canine rabies and hence human exposure to rabies. Knowledge of dog population demography is essential for planning effective ...
  • Madder, Maxime; Walker, J.G.; Van Rooyen, Jacques; Knobel, Darryn Leslie; Vandamme, E.; Berkvens, Dirk; Vanwambeke, Sophie O.; De Clercq, E.M. (Cambridge University Press, 2012-03)
    In the last decade, mobile technology offered new opportunities and challenges in animal health surveillance. It began with the use of basic mobile phones and short message service (SMS) for disease reporting, and the ...
  • Barongo, Mike B.; Stahl, Karl; Bett, Bernard; Bishop, Richard P.; Fevre, Eric M.; Aliro, Tony; Okoth, Edward; Masembe, Charles; Knobel, Darryn Leslie; Ssematimba, Amos; Elankumaran, Subbiah (Public Library of Science, 2015-05-04)
    African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious, lethal and economically devastating haemorrhagic disease of domestic pigs. Insights into the dynamics and scale of virus transmission can be obtained from estimates of ...
  • Conan, Anne; Kent, Alice; Koman, Kim; Konink, Simone; Knobel, Darryn Leslie (Elsevier, 2015-09)
    Rabies transmitted by domestic dogs is a serious yet neglected public health threat in many underserved communities in Africa and Asia. Achieving 70% vaccination coverage in dog populations through annual mass vaccination ...
  • Bai, Ying; Malania, Lile; Castillo, Danilo Alvarez; Moran, David; Boonmar, Sumalee; Chanlun, Aran; Suksawat, Fanan; Maruyama, Soichi; Knobel, Darryn Leslie; Kosoy, Michael (Public Library of Science, 2013-11-21)
    Bartonella bovis is commonly detected in cattle. One B. bovis strain was recently isolated from a cow with endocarditis in the USA, suggesting its role as an animal pathogen. In the present study, we investigated ...
  • Van Schalkwyk, Ockert Louis; De Clercq, Eva M.; De Pus, Claudia; Hendrickx, Guy; Van den Bossche, Peter; Knobel, Darryn Leslie (PAGEpress, 2016)
    In South Africa, communal livestock farming is predominant in the foot and mouth disease control zone adjacent to the Greater Kruger National Park (KNP), where infected African buffaloes are common. During routine ...
  • Maina, Alice N.; Jiang, Ju; Omulo, S.A.; Cutler, Sally J.; Ade, Fredrick; Ogola, Eric; Feikin, Daniel R.; Njenga, M. Kariuki; Cleaveland, Sarah; Mpoke, Solomon; Ng’ang’a, Zipporah; Breiman, Robert F.; Knobel, Darryn Leslie; Richards, Allen L. (Mary Ann Liebert, 2014)
    Tick-borne spotted fever group (SFG) rickettsioses are emerging human diseases caused by obligate intracellular Gram-negative bacteria of the genus Rickettsia. Despite being important causes of systemic febrile illnesses ...
  • Barongo, Mike B.; Bishop, Richard P.; Fevre, Eric M.; Knobel, Darryn Leslie; Ssematimba, Amos (Public Library of Science, 2016-07-08)
    A stochastic model designed to simulate transmission dynamics of African swine fever virus (ASFV) in a free-ranging pig population under various intervention scenarios is presented. The model was used to assess the ...
  • Byaruhanga, Charles; Collins, Nicola E.; Knobel, Darryn Leslie; Khumalo, Z.T.H. (Zamantungwa); Chaisi, Mamohale E.; Oosthuizen, Marinda C. (Elsevier, 2018-03)
    There is little molecular data from Anaplasma marginale and Anaplasma centrale isolates from cattle in Uganda. Between November 2013 and January 2014, blood was collected from 240 cattle in 20 randomly-selected herds in ...
  • Jiang, Ju; Maina, Alice N.; Knobel, Darryn Leslie; Cleaveland, Sarah; Laudisoit, Anne; Wamburu, Kabura; Ogola, Eric; Parola, Philippe; Breiman, Robert F.; Njenga, M. Kariuki; Richards, Allen L. (Mary Ann Liebert, 2013-08)
    The flea-borne rickettsioses murine typhus (Rickettsia typhi) and flea-borne spotted fever (FBSF) (Rickettsia felis) are febrile diseases distributed among humans worldwide. Murine typhus has been known to be endemic ...
  • Kolo, Agatha O.; Sibeko-Matjila, K.P. (Kgomotso Penelope); Maina, Alice N.; Richards, Allen L.; Knobel, Darryn Leslie; Matjila, P.T. (Paul Tshepo) (Mary Ann Liebert, 2016-04)
    Members of the order Rickettsiales are small, obligate intracellular bacteria that are vector-borne and can cause mild to fatal diseases in humans worldwide. There is little information on the zoonotic rickettsial pathogens ...
  • Berrian, Amanda M.; Van Rooyen, Jacques; Martínez-López, Beatriz; Knobel, Darryn Leslie; Simpson, Gregory J.G.; Wilkes, Michael S.; Conrad, Patricia A. (Elsevier, 2016-08)
    We used a community engagement approach to develop a One Health profile of an agropastoralist population at the interface of wildlife areas in eastern South Africa. Representatives from 262 randomly-selected households ...
  • Putra, Anak Agung Gde; Hampson, Katie; Girardi, Janice; Hiby, Elly F.; Knobel, Darryn Leslie; Mardiana, I. Wayan; Townsend, Sunny E.; Scott-Orr, Helen (Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2013-04)
    Emergency vaccinations and culling failed to contain an outbreak of rabies in Bali, Indonesia, during 2008–2009. Subsequent island-wide mass vaccination (reaching 70% coverage, >200,000 dogs) led to substantial declines ...
  • Maina, Alice N.; Knobel, Darryn Leslie; Jiang, Ju; Halliday, Jo E.B.; Feikin, Daniel R.; Cleaveland, Sarah; Ng’ang’a, Zipporah; Junghae, Muthoni; Breiman, Robert F.; Richards, Allen L.; Njenga, M. Kariuki (Coordinating Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, 2012-02)
    To determine previous exposure and incidence of rickettsial infections in western Kenya during 2007–2010, we conducted hospital-based surveillance. Antibodies against rickettsiae were detected in 57.4% of previously collected ...
  • Knobel, Darryn Leslie; Liebenberg, A.; Du Toit, J.T.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2003)
    This study determined the proportion of captive juvenile and adult African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) that developed protective titres of rabies neutralising antibodies following ingestion of a chicken head bait/SAG-2 oral ...