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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  • Rabies in Southern and Eastern Africa. Workshop. (1993, Pretoria, South Africa); Kitala, P.M.; McDermott, J.J.; Kyule, M.N.; Cathuma, J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    A random sample of households in Machakos District of Kenya was surveyed using personal interviews to determine features of dog ecology relevant to the spread of rabies. A mean of 1,35 dogs/household, a dog to person ratio ...
  • 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 ...
  • Bingham, J.; Foggin, Chris M.; Rabies in Southern and Eastern Africa. Workshop. (1993, Pretoria, South Africa); Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Pretoria : Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
  • 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 ...
  • Taylor, P.J. (Peter John); 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 reviews recent studies on the biology, systematics and population genetics of yellow mongoose populations in terms of possible implications for the epidemiology of rabies. Based on parallel studies, the existence ...
  • Horak, Ivan Gerard; Braack, L.E.O.; Louw, J.P.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    A total of 380 scrub hares (Lepus saxatilis) from 5 localities, ranging from the north-eastern Transvaal to the eastern and the south-western Cape Province of South Africa, were examined for fleas and lice. Ctenocephalides ...
  • 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 ...
  • Bourhy, H.; Kissi, B.; Tordo, Noel; Rabies in Southern and Eastern Africa. Workshop. (1993, Pretoria, South Africa); Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    Currently, the Lyssavirus genus is composed of four serotypes and the ungrouped European bat lyssaviruses (EBL). Using previously described PCR amplification and direct sequencing methods, the N genes of 70 representative ...
  • Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik; Petter, A.J.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    A new species of Rhabdochona was recovered from the spot-tailed robber, Alestes imberi Peters 1852 in the Sabie River, Kruger National Park. It differs from its nearest relative, Rhabdochona moraveci Puylaert 1973 in that ...
  • Mebatsion, T.; Cox, J.H.; Conzelmann, K.K.; Rabies in Southern and Eastern Africa. Workshop. (1993, Pretoria, South Africa); Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Pretoria : Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    From brain samples collected from domestic animals in Ethiopia, two rabies-related viruses were isolated. According to their reactivity pattern with anti-nucleocapsid monoclonal antibodies, they were characterized as ...
  • Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Pretoria : Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
  • Huchzermeyer, Fritz W.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    Only 3 out of 8 South African isolates of Plasmodium durae used in 524 turkeys in 161 passages caused approximately 50% mortality, a further 3 produced approximately 10% mortality while 2 were found to be apathogenic. ...
  • 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, ...
  • Horak, Ivan Gerard; Louw, J.P.; Meyer, Santa; Price, R.D.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    A total of 234 helmeted guineafowls, Numida meleagris coronata , were examined for lice at five localities in South Africa. These were the Mountain Zebra National Park in the eastern Karoo, Cape Province; the Andries ...
  • Venter, Estelle Hildegard; Van der Lugt, Jaco J.; Gerdes, Gertruida Hermanna; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    Two radiolabelled complementary DNA (eDNA) probes (1663 bp and 200 bp res pectively) were prepared from the genome segment that encodes the non-structural protein 1 (NS1) of bluetongue virus serotype 4 (BTV4). The probes ...
  • 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, ...
  • McKenzie, Andrew Alec; Rabies in Southern and Eastern Africa. Workshop. (1993, Pretoria, South Africa); Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Pretoria : Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    The black-backed jackal is represented in rabies records from southern Africa and is suspected of playing an important role in the disease in this region. The basic biology of the species suggests that it does have certain ...
  • Huchzermeyer, Fritz W.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    An annotated host-parasite list of the blood parasites of domestic poultry in sub-Saharan Africa is presented. This list contains the haematozoa found in domestic waterfowl (ducks, geese and muscovies) and phasianids ...
  • Thomson, G.R. (Gavin); King, A.A.; Meredith, C.D.; Rabies in Southern and Eastern Africa. Workshop. (1993, Pretoria, South Africa); Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Pretoria : Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    Historical records suggest that in South Africa rabies was present in viverrids in the early 1800s. In the early 1950s a wave of canine rabies spread from Namibia through Botswana into the northern Transvaal and by 1961 ...
  • 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 ...