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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  • 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., 2001)
  • Mushi, E.Z.; Binta, M.G.; Chabo, R.G.; Hyera, J.M.K.; Thibanyane, K.M.; Mkaria, 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 serological survey was conducted to determine the prevalence of antibodies to Newcastle disease virus in apparently healthy and unvaccinated adult indigenous chickens. Haemagglutination inhibiting antibodies ...
  • Goldberg, S.R.; Bursey, C.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., 2001)
    Intestinal helminths are reported from four species of scincid lizards from southern Africa: Mabuya occidentalis, Mabuya spilogaster, Mabuya striata and Mabuya variegata. The helminth fauna consisted of one ...
  • Nsoso, S.J.; Senku, M.M.; 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)
    The presence of gastrointestinal parasites in Tswana kids ( n = 7) aged 1-3 weeks was studied for a period of 6 months at the Botswana College of Agriculture. The aims of this study were to find the time when they ...
  • Minnaar, Willem Nicolaas; Krecek, R.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)
    One hundred and sixty-four faecal samples, 148 adhesive tape swabs and 132 blood samples were collected from dogs in Boksburg, Gauteng, to assess the prevalence of helminth parasites in the area. Sixty-nine of ...
  • Regassa, 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., 2001)
    A study was conducted to identify and determine burdens of ticks infesting Borana cattle in the Borana Province of Ethiopia. Rhipicephalus pulchellus, Rhipicephalus pravus, Rhipicephalus muhsamae, Rhipicephalus praetextatus, ...
  • Mohan, K.; Foggin, Chris M.; Dziva, Francis; Muvavarirwa, 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., 2001)
    Details of a severe outbreak of M. crocodyli infection in farmed crocodiles are reported. The outbreak was suspected to have been precipitated by translocation-related stress on the animals brought from a farm ...
  • Vural, S. Atalay; Berkin, S.; Alcigir, 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)
    The purpose of this study was to systematically demonstrate and compare the pathological and immunohistochemical changes in goats which were infected by a fixed rabies virus that was used in vaccine production. In the ...
  • Blaylock, R.S.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)
    Eighteen snakes representing 11 species were subject to mouth swabbing on 58 occasions. Of these swabs, 52.2% were positive for bacteria. A total of 92 bacterial isolates were cultured, representing 30 species of which ...
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Rundberget, T.; Wilkins, A.L.; Mulders, M.S.G.; Flaoyen, A.; Van Aardt, M.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., 2001)
    Krimpsiekte, an economically important neuromuscular affliction of small stock, follows upon ingestion of certain members of the Crassulaceae (plakkies) containing cumulative neurotoxic bufadienolides. Tylecodon ...
  • Gothe, R.; Stark, Ulrike; 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 critical water mass, defined as the water mass remaining in a dehydrated tick in the non-ambulatory state, differed only slightly between light and heavy mass groups of Argas walkerae and averaged 23.6% and 23.2%, ...
  • Hove, T.; Esmann, J.B.; Hoj, C.J.; Permin, A.; Nansen, P.; Mukaratirwa, 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)
    A survey to determine the nematode species in rural chickens reared extensively was carried out in six districts of Zimbabwe. Two-hundred-and-seventy chickens were randomly collected from the districts and processed for ...
  • Mukaratirwa, S.; Magwedere, Kudakwashe; Matenga, E.; Foggin, Chris 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)
    Forty four Balb C mice, aged 18 weeks were infected with crocodile ( Crocodylus niloticus)-derived Trichinella species. Of the infected mice, 32 were randomly divided into two groups each containing equal numbers ...
  • Ortiz, J.; Ruiz de Ybanez, M.R.; Abaigar, T.; Garijo, M.; Espeso, G.; Cano, 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)
    Idiosyncrasies are observed in captive wild animals as regards the pharmacokinetics and efficacy of anthelmintics. This could be attributed to such factors as differences in host’s metabolism, irregular distribution ...
  • Mushi, E.Z.; Binta, M.G.; Chabo, R.G,; Ndebele, R.; Panzirah, 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., 2001)
    High antibody titres to Toxoplasma gondii and Chlamydophila psittaci were demonstrated in serum collected from domestic pigeons at average titres of 1:128 and 1:64 respectively. The public health implications of these ...
  • 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., 2001)
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...