Browsing 2001 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 68, 2001 by Issue Date

Browsing 2001 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 68, 2001 by Issue Date

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  • Nsoso, S.J.; Machete, J.B.; Molatole, M.; Ndebele, R.T.; Lebani, N.N.; Chabo, R.G.; Kalake, A.M.; Jacyna, L.; Segadimo, B.W.; Mine, O.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., 2001)
    Data collected monthly over a period of two years were live weight, packed cell volume (PCV), nematode faecal egg counts (FECs) and coccidial oocyst counts from faecal analyses for 100 mixed age (3-7 years) ...
  • Dippenaar, Susan M.; Luus-Powell, Wilmien J.; Roux, F.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2001)
    Lamproglena hoi n. sp. was collected from the gill filaments of largescale yellowfish, Barbus marequensis A. Smith, 1841 and smallscale yellowfish, Barbus polylepis Boulenger, 1907 from the Spekboom River, Mpumalanga, South ...
  • Wang, Zheng-Wei; Vreede, F.T.; Mitchell, J.O.; Viljoen, G.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., 2001)
    A triple one-step RT-PCR was developed to screen and differentiate virulent from avirulent Newcastle disease virus (NDV) isolates. Three sets of oligonucleotides were designed, each specific for amplifying NDV fusion protein ...
  • Hunter, P.; Modumo, 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., 2001)
    An outbreak of bluetongue caused by bluetongue virus serotype 2 virus in certain Mediterranean countries during 1999/2000, presented an opportunity to produce a monovalent type 2 vaccine. Since no data have been published ...
  • Ohale, L.O.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., 2001)
    The closure of the ductus arteriosus (DA) of 31 indigenous South African goats, whose ages ranged from 30 days prenatal to 60 days postnatal, were studied at an altitude of 1514 m above sea level by vascular ...
  • Binepal, Y.S.; Ongadi, F.A.; Chepkwony, J.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., 2001)
    In our Institute lumpy skin disease virus is grown on primary lamb testis cells for isolation, identification and vaccine production. However, the availability of lambs in Kenya has been seriously reduced over the past few ...
  • Wanjohi, J.M.; Ngeranwa, J.N.; Rumberia, R.M.; Muraguri, G.R.; Mbogo, S.K.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2001)
    A total of 90 animals was immunized against East Coast fever (ECF) using Theileria parva (Marikebuni) stock on three large-scale farms in Kiminini Division, Trans-Nzoia District, North Rift, Kenya. Another 90 cattle served ...
  • Gabriel, Sarah; Phiri, I.K.; Dorny, P.; Vercruysse, 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., 2001)
    While surveys in Southern Africa indicate anthelmintic resistance of gastrointestinal nematodes to be common in small ruminants in South Africa, Kenya and Zimbabwe, there have been no reports of resistance in ...
  • Worthington, R.W.; Bigalke, R.D.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2001)
    The important viral, protozoal and bacterial diseases of wild African ruminants are reviewed. Special attention is paid to the epidemiological factors that determine the role played by these animals in the transmission ...
  • Picard, J.A.; Guthrie, Alan John; Takai, S.; Henton, Marijke M.; Fukushi, H.; Sugimoto, 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., 2001)
    The prevalence of virulent Rhodococcus equi in soil isolates from two horse farms in South Africa and nine clinical isolates from six foals, a foal foetus, a dog, and a monkey was investigated. The isolates were tested for ...
  • Latif, Abdalla A.; Hove, T.; Kanhai, G.K.; Masaka, S.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2001)
    Eight cattle immunized with cattle-derived Theileria parva Boleni stabilate together with six susceptible controls were released in Dombawera Game Park on the Highveld of Zimbabwe. This coincided with Rhipicephalus ...
  • Van Wyk, J.A. (Jan Aucamp); Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2001)
    Anthelmintic resistance involving particularly the gastrointestinal nematodes of small ruminants is escalating globally, to the extent that in certain countries, such as South Africa, it has already reached alarming ...
  • Latif, Abdalla A.; Hove, T.; Kanhai, G.K.; Masaka, S.; Pegram, R.G.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2001)
    Fifty-nine Hereford cattle susceptible to tick-borne diseases were used as tracer animals to assess the tick challenge and pathogenicity of Theileria parva under field conditions in Zimbabwe. They were moved periodically ...
  • Zweygarth, Erich; Josemans, A.I.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2001)
    The Welgevonden stock of Cowdria ruminantium, aetiologic agent of heartwater, was continuously propagated in DH82 cells, a continuous canine macrophage-monocyte cell line. Cultures of DH82 cells were readily ...
  • Zweygarth, Erich; Josemans, A.I.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2001)
    Chemically defined media, termed SFMC-23 and SFMC-36, were devised for the in vitro culture of Cowdria ruminantium, the causative agent of heartwater in domestic ruminants. Both media were based on Dulbecco's ...
  • Van Wyk, J.A. (Jan Aucamp); Malan, F.S.; Wessels, C.D.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2001)
    Trials were conducted on a farm in Mpumalanga Province in South Africa to test the possibility of grading the colour of the ocular mucous membranes of sheep as an indication of the extent to which the animals are affected ...
  • Horak, Ivan Gerard; Greeff, C.J.; MacIvor, K.M. de F.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2001)
    Parasites were collected from 160 Angora goats and kids on the Jansenville Experimental Farm, Eastern Cape Province. Six nematodes were identified to species level and three to generic level. Nematodirus ...
  • Latif, Abdalla A.; Hove, T.; Kanhai, G.K.; Masaka, S.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2001)
    The Theileria parva carrier-state in cattle on commercial farms on Zimbabwe was investigated using parasitological and serological methods. The proportion of cattle showing Theileria piroplasms on two farms, ...
  • Michel, Anita Luise; De Vos, Valerius; Bengis, Roy G.; Kriek, N.P.J.; Keet, D.F.; Raath, J.P.; Huchzermeyer, Hildegard F.A.K.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik (Published jointly by the Agricultural Research Council, ARC-Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute and the Faculty of Veterinary Science, University of Pretoria., 2001)
    The presence of bovine tuberculosis ( Mycobacterium bovis) in the Kruger National Park (KNP) was determined for the first time in 1990. It was diagnosed in an African buffalo ( Syncerus caffer) bull, which was found recumbent ...
  • Horak, Ivan Gerard; Emslie, Forbes Richard; Spickett, Arthur 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., 2001)
    Ixodid ticks were collected at weekly intervals from February 1999 to April 2000 from domestic dogs belonging to people in rural communities in north-eastern KwaZulu-Natal. Seven ticks were identified to species level and ...