Browsing 1993 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 60, 1993 by Title

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  • Rabies in Southern and Eastern Africa. Workshop. (1993, Pretoria, South Africa); Gascoyne, S.C.; King, A.A.; Laurenson, M.K.; Borner, M.; Schildger, B.; Barrat, J.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Pretoria : Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    Lycaon pictus is amongst the most endangered wildlife species in Africa. In 1990 rabies virus was isolated from the brain of an adult Lycaon found dead in the Serengeti region of Tanzania. One adult and six pups of the ...
  • Rabies in Southern and Eastern Africa. Workshop. (1993, Pretoria, South Africa); Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Pretoria : Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Pretoria : Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
  • 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
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Barrat, J.; Aubert, M.F.A.; Rabies in Southern and Eastern Africa. Workshop. (1993, Pretoria, South Africa); Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Pretoria : Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    There was a general decline in animal rabies in Europe in 1991 following the peak levels which occurred in 1989. This was ascribed, in France at least, to the normal decline in cases usually experienced following peak ...
  • Winterbach, H.E.K. (Hanlie Evelyn Kathleen); Petzer, Inge-Marie; Apps, P.J.; Giesecke, W.H.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    Milk samples were taken daily or twice weekly, and blood samples twice weekly, from six clinically healthy dairy cows. Acetone concentration was determined by a new headspace gas-chromatographic method that proved to be ...
  • Perry, B.D. (Brian D.), 1946-; Wandeler, A.I. (Alexander I.); Rabies in Southern and Eastern Africa. Workshop. (1993, Pretoria, South Africa); Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    Dog rabies control relies principally on the mass immunization of dogs in order to achieve population immunity levels sufficient to inhibit rabies transmission. In Africa, such high levels of population immunity are rarely ...
  • Keirans, J.E.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    Presented is a diagnosis of the male, female and nymph of Dermacentor rhinocerinus, and the first description of the larval stage. Adult Dermacentor rhinocerinus parasitize both the black rhinoceros, Diceros bicornis, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Perry, B.D. (Brian D.), 1946-; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand (Published by the Agricultural Research Council, Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute, 1993)
    With an apparent decline in rabies vaccination coverage in dog populations in many parts of eastern and southern Africa, consideration should be given to more effective targeting of rabies vaccination to protect those ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...