Browsing 1993 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 60, 1993 by Issue Date

Browsing 1993 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 60, 1993 by Issue Date

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  • Nel, J.A.J.; Rabies in Southern and Eastern Africa. Workshop. (1993, Pretoria, South Africa); Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Pretoria : Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    Bat-eared foxes, Otocyon megalotis , are small (3-5 kg) , primarily insectivorous carnivores widespread in the more arid areas of southern and East Africa. For many months of the year they live in nuclear family groups, ...
  • Van der Merwe, N.J.; Kotze, Sanet H.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    The pleural cavity of the Nile crocodile is divided into two separate cavities by means of a complete mediastinum. The pleural cavity contains the lungs, while the heart is situated in its own cavity, the pericardial ...
  • Spencer, J.A.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    An extensive genetic and physiological analysis of the cheetah by O'Brien et al. (1983; 1985; 1987) indicated that the cheetah showed monomorphism at the major histocompatability complex. This led O'Brien (1985) to propose ...
  • Macdonald, David W.; Rabies in Southern and Eastern Africa. Workshop. (1993, Pretoria, South Africa); Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    Understanding the behavioural ecology of wild mammals in rabies epizootics is a prerequisite to scientifically sound management of the disease. The principal vectors of wildlife rabies in a region tend to be abundant ...
  • Maas, B.; Rabies in Southern and Eastern Africa. Workshop. (1993, Pretoria, South Africa); Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    This paper provides a brief introduction into some aspects of bat-eared fox biology and social organization that is important to understanding rabies transmission and disease management in susceptible wildlife species ...
  • Potts, A.D.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    The use of EDTA in the microtitration serum agglutination test reduced the incidence of low-titre agglutinations in sera with titres < 30 international units per ml in the complement fixation test, while not affecting ...
  • Barnard, B.J.H.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    In the Kruger National Park 75% of zebra foals are born in October-March and they lose their passive immunity against African horsesickness virus (AHSV) when they are 5-6 months old. One month later infection with different ...
  • Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Pretoria : Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
  • Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Pretoria : Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
  • Smuts, M.M.S. (Malie Marie Sophie), 1933-; Bezuidenhout, A.J. (Abraham Johannes), 1942-; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    The forelimb bones of 8 elephants (7 adults, 1 juvenile) were studied. In addition, the bones of the digits were dissected and studied in situ in a mature specimen. The scapula, humerus and bones of the antebrachium ...
  • Kock, N.D.; Hangartner, P.U.; Lucke, V.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    While psittacine beak and feather disease has caused 100% mortality in captive flocks of 2 species of native Zimbabwean lovebirds (Agapornis nigrigensis and A. lilianae), other lovebird species in close contact with the ...
  • Anonymous; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    Health and management of free-ranging mammals. OlE Scientific and Technical Review, volume 11 , no. 4, December 1992, 248 pp. , US$34, ISBN 92-9044-321 -0 and volume 12, no. 1, March 1993, 312 pp., US$40 ISBN 92-9044-322-7
  • Oelofsen, M.J.; Smith, M.S.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    In southern Africa, isolates of rabies-related viruses (i.e. Duvenhage virus and Lagos bat virus) have been made from insectivorous and frugivorous bats. As no recent formal bat virus survey has been reported in southern ...
  • Alexander, K.A.; Smith, J.S.; Macharia, M.J.; King, A.A.; Rabies in Southern and Eastern Africa. Workshop. (1993, Pretoria, South Africa); Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    A serosurvey of rabies antibodies among domestic dogs (Canis familiaris, n=178), spotted hyaenas (Crocuta crocuta, n=72) and African wild dogs (Lycaon pictus, n=18) of the Masai Mara, Kenya, was carried out. Rabies ...
  • Visagie, Elize J.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    The external morphology of the adult and puparium of Lipoptena binocula are described by means of scanning electron microscopy and the morphological characteristics are compared with those of Lipoptena paradoxa and ...
  • Davis, A.J.; Bragg, R.R. (Robert Richard); Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    A commercially available E. coli probe kit was used to test 1 lactose negative E. coli isolate and 2 hydrogen sulphide-producing E. coli isolates. The isolates were confirmed as E. coli by means of the API system. The ...
  • Chaparro, F.; Esterhuysen, J.J.; Rabies in Southern and Eastern Africa. Workshop. (1993, Pretoria, South Africa); Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    Ninety-seven yellow mongooses were captured in six different localities in South Africa and blood specimens for rabies antibody determination as well as brain and salivary glands for virus isolation were collected. No ...
  • Rabies in Southern and Eastern Africa. Workshop. (1993, Pretoria, South Africa); Fekadu, M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    Dog rabies is still epizootic in most countries of Africa, Asia and South America and in these countries dogs are responsible for most human deaths from the disease. The incubation period in dogs may vary from one week ...
  • De Balogh, K.K.I.M.; Wandeler, A.I. (Alexander I.); Rabies in Southern and Eastern Africa. Workshop. (1993, Pretoria, South Africa); Meslin, Francois-Xavier; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    Characteristics of dog populations and their accessibility for rabies vaccination were compared in an urban and a semi-rural area in Zambia. A total of 1190 households were interviewed. In the urban study area (Mutendere, ...
  • Linhart, S.B.; Rabies in Southern and Eastern Africa. Workshop. (1993, Pretoria, South Africa); Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    Current efforts to develop oral rabies vaccine baits for domestic dogs are reviewed and new materials (bait matrices, additives, vaccine containers, vaccine modification) for improving bait acceptance and vaccine delivery ...