Browsing 1997 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 64, 1997 by Issue Date

Browsing 1997 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 64, 1997 by Issue Date

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  • Pretorius, A.; Oelofsen, M.J.; Smith, M.S.; Van der Ryst, E.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1997)
    Infectious diseases of wild animals are of increasing importance, both from an economic viewpoint and because several of these diseases are pathogenic to man. However, serosurveys to determine the circulation of infectious ...
  • Anonymous; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1997)
  • Chai, D.; Farah, I.; Muchemi, G.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1997)
    Over a period of 15 years, the larval stages of Diphyllobothriid tapeworms of the genus Spirometra were found during routine necropsy in four of 3 007 non-human primates at the Institute of Primate Research (IPR) .
  • Van Vuuren, Moritz; Laurenson, K.; Van Heerden, J.; Stander, P.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1997)
    Disease is a potential threat to many endangered populations and may originate from sympatric domestic species. This paper describes a cross-sectional serological survey of canine pathogens carried out in domestic (n = ...
  • Alexander, S.J.; McLaughlin, J.D.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Pretoria : Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1997)
    A literature survey revealed that 72 helminth species, including 14 known only to the generic level, had been reported from the digestive or respiratory tracts of 28 species of Anatidae in Africa. Most of the digeneans ...
  • Combrink, M.P.; De Waal, D.T.; Troskie, P.C.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1997)
    Three milliliters of blood from the present commercially produced heartwater infective blood vaccine (Ball3 stock) was experimentally tested in sheep and cattle for infectivity and efficacy. Results obtained for this ...
  • Mohan, K.; Muvavarirwa, P.; Pawandiwa, A.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1997)
    Among the Actinobacillus spp. only A. lignieresii represents a homogenous and well studied taxon. However, haemolytic and non-haemolytic strains of A. equuli and A. suis are also isolated from a wide range of diseases ...
  • Keet, D.F.; Grobler, D.G.; Raath, J.P.; Gouws, J.; Carstens, J.; Nesbit, J.W.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1997)
    The occurrence of severe lameness in adult African elephant bulls in a shrub Mopane (Colophospermum mopane) ecosystem was investigated. Large ulcers in the soles of at least one front foot were seen in each of the recorded ...
  • Matsukawa, K.; Chiti, L.; Yoshima, M.; Sayer, P.D.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1997)
    Visceral leishmaniosis was discovered in a male 12- year-old Australian cattle dog in September 1994. Canine leishmaniosis has not previously been reported in Zambia.
  • Njoroge, E.M.; Maribei, J.M.; Mbugua, P.N.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1997)
    The pathology of calves that died from experimental water intoxication was investigated. Oedema of the brain and urinary bladder, and renal damage were significant pathological findings in these calves. The findings were ...
  • Barnard, B.J.H.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1997)
    Twenty-four species of South African wild animals were tested for the presence of antibodies against the viruses of 16 common diseases of domestic animals. Positive results were obtained for African horsesickness, equine ...
  • Laurenson, K.; Esterhuysen, J.; Stander, P.; Van Heerden, J.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1997)
    Aspects of rabies epidemiology were investigated in the Tsumkwe District, Namibia, during December 1993 and January 1994. A cross-sectional seroepidemiological survey for rabies antibodies was carried out in domestic (n = ...
  • Anonymous; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1997)
  • Tembo, S.D.; Kiwanuka, A.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1997)
    Significant increases in serum globulins (α₁ , α₂ , β and γ) were observed in mountain leopard tortoises (Geochelone pardalis) after they had been immunized with nymphal homogenates of Amblyomma marmoreum. There was a ...
  • Kabre, G.B.; Petter, A.J.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1997)
    Camallanus polypteri n. sp. is described from Polypterus bichir (type host), Synodontis schall and Clarias anguillaris in Lake Tingrela, Burkina Faso. It differs from the other African species of the subfamily Camallaninae ...
  • Anonymous; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1997)
  • Habibur Rahman, A.; Manickam, R.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1997)
    A new system, the Toxorhynchites-fluorescent antibody (TFA) test in which the larvae of Toxorhynchites splendens mosquitoes were used for the detection of bluetongue virus (BTV) from Culicoides midges, was developed. ...
  • Barnard, B.J.H.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1997)
    The entry of Culicoides species into stables was examined by comparing the numbers of midges caught with identical light-traps under different conditions. The comparison was made between collections made inside an empty ...
  • Erasmus, C.P.; Van Aswegen, G.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1997)
    The indirect peroxidase method was employed to study the endocrine pancreas of the Cape fur seal. Immunoreactivity to insulin was confined to the cores of the islets and the insulin cells were more abundant than the other ...
  • Anonymous; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1997)