Browsing 2002 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 69, 2002 by Title

Browsing 2002 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 69, 2002 by Title

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  • Horak, Ivan Gerard; Fourie, L.J.; Kok, D.J.; Van Zyl, W.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2002)
    There are only two species worldwide within the genus Rhipicentor, namely Rhipicentor bicornis and Rhipicentor nuttalli, and both occur only in Africa. Rhipicentor nuttalli has a widespread distribution in South Africa and ...
  • Zweygarth, Erich; Meyer, P.; Lopez-Rebollar, Laura M.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2002)
    Twenty blood samples of zebras ( Equus zebra zebra) from the Karoo National Park and the Bontebok National Park in South Africa, all seropositive for Theileria equi, were subjected to in vitro culture to identify carrier ...
  • Bragg, R.R. (Robert Richard); Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2002)
    Various isolates of Haemophilus paragallinarum, collected from a severe outbreak of infectious coryza in poultry from Zimbabwe, were serotyped and were found to belong to serovar C-3. Previously, isolates were serotyped ...
  • Zweygarth, Erich; Van Heerden, Henriette; Allsopp, Basil A.; Josemans, A.I.; Van Strijp, M.F.; Allsopp, M.T.E.P.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2002)
    An effective culture system for Ehrlichia (Cowdria) ruminantium comb. nov. was first established in 1985 and many stocks were subsequently isolated and propagated in vitro. A notable exception, however, was the Kumm isolate ...
  • Sahle, M.; Burgess, W.G.; Kidanemariam, Awoke; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2002)
    This study describes a reproducible cell culture system that permits the growth and secondary multiplication of the V4 strain of Newcastle disease virus. Allantoic fluid, magnesium chloride and diethylaminoethyl dextran ...
  • Taiwo, V.O.; Adejinmi, J.O.; Oluwaniyi, J.O.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2002)
    An in vitro assay that measures the generation of superoxide anions (O₂ˉ) was used to assess the level of oxidative burst of phorbol myristate acetate (PMA) - and trypanosome-stimulated neutrophils isolated from healthy ...
  • Magona, Joseph W.; Mayende, J.S.P.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2002)
    An epidemiological investigation was conducted on farms in Tororo and Soroti districts of Uganda from January to February 2000 to determine the cause of reported persistent mortality of cattle. Blood and faecal material ...
  • Horak, Ivan Gerard; Meintjes, T.; Fourie, L.J.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2002)
    These studies were conducted to investigate the possible role of certain aspects of the on-host ecology and off-host survival of the sheep scab mite, Psoroptes ovis, in the dissemination of infestation. All developmental ...
  • Emslie, Forbes Richard; Nel, J.R.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2002)
    Brucella melitensis is a Gram-negative bacterium whose primary hosts are goats and sheep. Like the other Brucella spp., with the exception of Brucella ovis, it is not particularly host specific as it is pathogenic for a ...
  • Kidanemariam, Awoke; Hadgu, K.; Sahle, M.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2002)
    A cross sectional survey to determine the distribution and prevalence of trypanosomosis was conducted in Kindo Koisha district, in the Wollaita zone in southern Ethiopia. A total of 1008 adult cattle was examined at eight ...
  • Kithuka, J.M.; Maingi, N.; Njeruh, F.M.; Ombui, J.N.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2002)
    A retrospective study covering a period of 10 years (1990-1999) was carried out using post mortem meat inspection records at the Veterinary Department Headquarters at Kabete to determine the prevalence and economic importance ...
  • Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik; Hering-Hagenbeck, S.F.B.N.; Petter, A.J.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2002)
    As part of a study on the helminth parasites of South African lizards several species of saurians were collected from localities in the North West Province, the Northern Province, Mpumalanga Province and Gauteng ...
  • Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik; Hering-Hagenbeck, S.F.B.N.; Petter, A.J.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2002)
    Thelandros schusteri Hering-Hagenbeck, 2001, Thelandros luciusi Hering-Hagenbeck, 2001, Thelandros boomkeri Hering-Hagenbeck, 2001, Tachygonetria bainae Hering-Hagenbeck, 2001, Tachygonetria chabaudi Hering-Hagenbeck, 2001 ...
  • Kivaria, F.M.; Kapaga, A.M.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2002)
    Livestock diseases have always been the focus of the Tanzanian Veterinary Authorities. However, they have become more important since the formation of the World Trade Organisation and subsequent implementation of the various ...
  • Hlatshwayo, M.; Mbati, P.A.; Dipeolu, O.O.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2002)
    A study was undertaken to determine the seasonal abundance of the ticks infesting cattle owned by resource-limited farmers in the northeastern Free State Province of South Africa. Infestations of Boophilus decoloratus, ...
  • Abu Elzein, E.M.E.; Hilali, M.; Al-Afaleq, A.I.; Mellor, Philip S.; Boorman, J.; Al-Atiya, S.; Al-Naiem, A.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2002)
    This report constitutes the first study of Culicoides spp. and their seasonal abundance at Al-Ahsa, the largest oasis in the Eastern Province of Saudi Arabia. New Jersey light traps were used to collect the midges at Mastock ...
  • Waruiru, R.M.; Weda, E.H.; Otieno, R.O.; Ngotho, J.W.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2002)
    The type and level of infective strongylid nematode larvae on pasture were monitored fortnightly from July 1995 to June 1996 in the central highlands of Kenya. The number of larvae on pasture was moderate, reaching >1200/kg ...
  • Maingi, N.; Otieno, R.O.; Gichohi, V.M.; Weda, E.H.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2002)
    The effectiveness of anthelmintic treatments given 3 weeks after the onset of rains to control gastrointestinal nematodes in sheep in the highlands of central Kenya was investigated. The study was carried out on a farm ...
  • Anonymous; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2002)
  • Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik; Atanasio, A.; Sitoe, C.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2002)
    A survey to study the extent of anthelmintic resistance was conducted in Maputo and Gaza, two of the ten provinces of Mozambique, during February and March 1999. A total of 12 flocks, six in Maputo and six in Gaza, was ...