Browsing 1980 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 47, 1980 by Issue Date

Browsing 1980 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 47, 1980 by Issue Date

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  • Van Wyk, Jan Aucamp; Gerber, H.M.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria., 1980)
    Exsheathed infective larvae (L3) of 16 species of nematodes were tested for infectivity in either sheep or cattle after they had been frozen and stored in 0,09% NaCl solution in the gas phase of liquid nitrogen for periods ...
  • Sutherland, B.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria., 1980)
    The primary sex organs of female Stomoxys calcitrans consist of a single pair of ovaries, each containing 80-100 polytrophic ovarioles. A natural population of these females can be grouped according to age into different ...
  • Newsholme, S.J.; Tyrer, Margaret J.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria., 1980)
    The fungus, Cladosporium trichoides, was isolated and cultured from a lesion in the cerebellum and from smaller lesions in the liver, kidney and spleen of a dog which had a history of behavioural changes, ataxia and collapse. ...
  • Prozesky, Leon; Thomson, G.R. (Gavin); Gainaru, M.D.; Herr, S.; Kritzinger, L.J.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1980)
    In utero inoculation of 15 sows at various stages of gestation with a local strain of porcine parvovirus (PPV) resulted in resorption, abortion or the birth of weak, dead, or mummified foetuses. Histopathological lesions ...
  • Begemann, G.J.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria., 1980)
    The eggs of both Simulium nigritarse and S. adersi took up to 13 days to hatch in water at a temperature of 25 °C. The larvae of S. nigritarse required a minimum of 20 days and those of S.adersi a minimum of 17 days to ...
  • Van Wyk, Jan Aucamp; Gerber, H.M.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria., 1980)
    A field strain of H. contortus, already resistant to benzimidazole anthelmintics, was also found to be slightly resistant to rafoxanide. This is apparently the first report of resistance to rafoxanide in a field strain of ...
  • Jansen, B.C.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1980)
    Details are given of the macroscopic and histopathological changes brought about by infection of the genitalia of rams by bacteria other than Brucella ovis. Lesions of the vesiculae seminales and ampullae are described ...
  • Barnard, B.J.H.; Buys, S.B.; Du Preez, J.H.; Greyling, S.P.; Venter, H.J.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria., 1980)
    Turkey meningo-encephalitis is a neuroparalytic disease of turkey’s first described and shown to be caused by a flavivirus in Israel. During 1978 a similar disease was observed in South Africa. In addition to the lesions ...
  • Groeneveld, Hendrik T.; Van Wyk, Jan Aucamp; Gerber, H.M.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria., 1980)
    A gelled-agar technique for worm recovery was adapted to facilitate the recovery of larval and adult nematodes from the total ingesta of large numbers of sheep. The technique was also used to recover nematodes from 4 calves. ...
  • Theodoridis, A.; Coetzer, Jacobus A.W.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1980)
    Adult sheep and goats and new-born lambs and kids were experimentally infected with a Wesselsbron disease virus. The viraemia in lambs commenced approximately 27 h after infection and lasted on the average for 50 h. A ...
  • Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1980)
  • Procos, J.; Labuschagne, F.J.; Van der Walt, J.G.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria., 1980)
    Glucose turnover parameters were obtained in fed and fasted wethers, ewes and pregnant ewes in their 2nd and 3rd trimesters, using a jugular bolus injection of D-glucose-2-³H. Fasting significantly (P<0,05) reduced glucose ...
  • Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; De Villiers, Ethel-Michele; Tustin, R.C.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1980)
    Jaagsiekte (ovine pulmonary adenomatosis) was transmitted to new-born lambs by inoculation of the microsomal fraction of a cytoplasmic extract of cultured tumour cells or tumour tissue. Various treatments of the biologically ...
  • De Villiers, Ethel-Michele; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria., 1980)
    To investigate further the possible involvement of Herpesvirus avis in the aetiology of jaagsiekte, the kinetics of re-association of viral DNA and DNA isolated from tumour tissue as well as from cell cultures derived from ...
  • Sutherland, B.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria., 1980)
    When adult Stomoxys calcitrans were exposed to a temperature gradient, 66% of them selected temperatures between 20,1 and 32,5°C. The larval stages preferred temperatures between 19,5 and 33,2°C. Although the differences ...
  • Thomson, G.R. (Gavin); Gainaru, M.D.; Van Dellen, A.F.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria., 1980)
    Although there were no obvious signs of illness following experimental infection of young warthog with African swine fever virus, the animals developed viraemias between 10²'⁴ and 10³'⁶, HD₅₀/m within the first week of ...
  • Prozesky, Leon; Theodoridis, A.; Els, H.J.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria., 1980)
    Mild to severe scouring could be produced in colostrum-deprived calves with tissue culture adapted rota virus and faecal material from field cases of calf diarrhoea. The faeces of experimentally infected calves contained ...
  • Lange, A. Lucia; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1980)
    Cell cultures prepared from the spleen and mesenteric lymph nodes of affected kittens were subjected to histochemical and ultrastructural studies. Macrophages in the cultures contained lipid in the cytoplasm and the ...
  • Van der Walt, N. T.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria., 1980)
    Haemagglutination of bluetongue virus (BTV) was demonstrated for the first time by making use of a purified preparation of the virus. The reaction was found to be independent of variations in the pH, temperature, buffer ...
  • Terblanche, H.M.; Labuschagne, J.M.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Terb; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria., 1980)
    The development of a practical competitive protein-binding assay for plasma progesterone in cattle is described. With an intra-assay coefficient of variation of 5,46% and an interassay coefficient of variation of 14,25%, ...