2003 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 70, 2003

2003 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 70, 2003


Contents Pages: Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Vol 62, 1995


Volume 70: Number 1

Evaluation of an indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the detection of feline lentivirus-reactive antibodies in wild felids, employing a puma lentivirus-derived synthetic peptide antigen Van Vuuren, M, Stylianides, E, Zuckerman, EE, Hardy, WD Jr & Kania, SA 1

Studies on the genus Setaria Viborg, 1795 in South Africa. II. Setaria scalprum (Von Linstow, 1908) and Setaria saegeri (Le Van Hoa, 1961) Boomker, JDF, Watermeyer, R & Putterill, JF 7

The morphological characteristics of the antebrachiocarpal joint of the cheetah (Acinonyx jubatus) Groenewald, HB & Ohale, LOC 15

Comparison of complement fixation test, immunoblotting, indirect ELISA, and competitive ELISA for detecting antibodies to Mycoplasma mycoides subspecies mycoides small colony (SC) in naturally infected cattle from the 1995 outbreak in Botswana Marobela-Raborokgwe, C, Nicholas, R, Ayling, R & Bashiruddin, JB 21

Resistance to trypanocidal drugs - suggestions from field survey on drug use in Kwale district, Kenya Mugunieri, GL, Murilla, GA & Boomker, JDF 29

Parasites of South African wildlife. XVII. Ostertagia triquetra n. sp. (Nematoda: Trichostrongylina) from the grey rhebuck, Pelea capreolus (Forster, 1790) Boomker, JDF & Durette-Desset, MC 37

Conditioned feed aversion as a means to prevent tulp (Homeria pallida) poisoning in cattle Snyman, LD, Schultz, RA, Joubert, JPJ, Basson, KM & Labuschagne, L 43

Indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for the detection of antibody against Rift Valley fever virus in domestic and wild ruminant sera Paweska, JT, Swanepoel, R, Williams, R, Cohen, AS, Grobbelaar, AA, Croft, JE, Gerdes, GH, Wright, IM, Van Dijk, AA & Smith, SJ 49

Research communications:

Isolation of Toxoplasma gondii from goats with a history of reproductive disorders and the prevalence of Toxoplasma and chlamydial antibodies Sharma, SP, Baipoledi, EK, Nyange, JFC & Tlagae, L 65

Schistosoma mattheei - an ovum containing twin miracidia Van Wyk, JA & Van Rensburg, LJ 69

Seroconversion in captive African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus) following administration of a chicken head bait/SAG-2 oral rabies vaccine combination Knobel, DL, Liebenberg, A & Du Toit, JT 73

Volume 70: Number 2

Climate change decreases habitat suitability for some tick species (Acari: Ixodidae) in South Africa Estrada-Pena, A 79

Clinical and pathological observations on Streptococcus sp. infection on South African trout farms with gas supersaturated water supplies Huchzermeyer, KDA 95

Ventriculo-atrial conduction in the ovine heart, caused by premature ventricular complexes Ker, JA & Webb, EC 107

Ixodid ticks of Angora and Boer goats, grysbok, common duikers, kudus and scrub hares in Valley Bushveld in the Eastern Cape Province, South Africa Horak, IG & MacIvor, KM de F 113

Description and classification of abnormal cercariae of Schistosoma mattheei and a method of concentration and collection Van Wyk, JA & Van Rensburg, LJ 121

Parasites of domestic and wild animals in South Africa. XLI. Arthropod parasites of impalas, Aepyceros melampus, in the Kruger National Park Horak, IG, Braack, LEO, Boomker, JDF, Gallivan, GJ & De Vos, V 131

Research communications:

In vitro infection by Ehrlichia ruminantium of baby hamster kidney (BHK), Chinese hamster ovary (CHO-K1) and Madin Darby bovine kidney (MDBK) cells Zweygarth, E & Josemans, AI 165

Effect of host age in the distribution of adult Trichinella zimbabwensis in the small intestines of golden hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus) and Balb C mice Mukaratirwa, S, Nkulungo, E, Matenga, E & Bhebhe, E 169

Volume 70: Number 3

Parasites of domestic and wild animals in South Africa. XLII. Helminths of sheep on four farms in the Eastern Cape Province Horak, IG 175

Parasites of domestic and wild animals in South Africa. XLIII. Ixodid ticks of domestic dogs and cats in the Western Cape Province Horak, IG & Matthee, S 187

PCR-based detection of the transovarial transmission of Uruguayan Babesia bovis and Babesia bigemina vaccine strains Nel, LH, Gayo, V, Romito, M, Solari, MA & Viljoen, GJ 197

First evidence of Anaplasma platys in Rhipicephalus sanguineus (Acari: Ixodida) collected from dogs in Africa Sanogo, YO, Inokuma, H, Parola, P, Brouqui, P, Davoust, B & Camicas, JL 205

A comparative study on the clinical, parasitological and molecular diagnosis of bovine trypanosomosis in Uganda Magona, JW, Mayende, JSP, Olaho-Mukani, W, Jonsson, NN, Welburn, SC, Eisler, MC & Coleman, PG 213

Continuous disinfection as a means to control infectious diseases in poultry. Evaluation of a continuous disinfection programme for broilers Bragg, RR & Plumstead, P 219

Comparing the detection of exposure to Ehrlichia ruminantium infection on a heartwater-endemic farm by the pCS20 polymerase chain reaction assay and an indirect MAP1-B enzyme linked immunosorbent assay Simbi, BH, Peter, TF, Burridge, MJ & Mahan, SM 231

Use of rapid rural appraisal and cross-sectional studies in the assessment of constraints in smallholder cattle production systems in the western Kenya highlands Okuthe, OS, McLeod, A, Otte, JM & Buyu, GE 237

Detection of antibodies to the Ehrlichia ruminantium MAP1-B antigen in goat sera from three communal land areas of Zimbabwe by an indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay Kakono, O, Hove, T, Mahan, S & Geysen, D 243

Research communication:

Fleas of elephant shrews (Mammalia, Macroscelididae) and a new host and locality record for Macroscelidopsylla albertyni De Meillon & Marcus, 1958 (Siphonaptera, Chimaeropsyllidae) Horak, IG, Fourie, LJ & Beaucournu, JC 251

Volume 70: Number 4

Leishmania donovani-derived lipophosphoglycan plus BCG induces a Th1 type immune response but does not protect Syrian golden hamsters (Mesocricetus auratus) and BALB/c mice against Leishmania donovani Tonui, WK, Mpoke, SS, Orago, AS, Turco, SJ, Mbati, PA & Mkoji, GM 255

Seasonal evolution of faecal egg output by gastrointestinal worms in goats on communal farms in eastern Namibia Kumba, FF, Katjivena, H, Kauta, G & Lutaaya, E 265
Molecular analysis of bovine viral diarrhoea virus isolates from South Africa Kabongo, N, Baule, C & Van Vuuren, M 273

General morphology of the oral cavity of the Nile crocodile, Crocodylus niloticus (Laurenti, 1768). I. Palate and gingivae Soley, JT & Putterill, JF 281

The heart remembers: observations of cardiac memory in the Dorper sheep heart Webb, EC, Ker, JA & Bekker, PA 299

Review of blackfly (Diptera: Simuliidae) control in South Africa Myburgh, E & Nevill, EM 307

Occurrence, clinical manifestation and the epidemiological implications of naturally occurring canine trypanosomosis in western Kenya Matete, GO 317

Population structure of Argas arboreus (Acari: Argasidae) ticks associated with seasonally abandoned mixed heronries, dominated by cattle egrets (Bubulcus ibis), in South Africa Belozerov, VN, Van Niekerk, DJ & Butler, HJB 325

Author index 331

Subject index 341

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