Browsing 1981 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 48, 1981 by Title

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  • De Vos, A.J.; Roos, J.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. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1981)
    Four isolates of Theileria mutans obtained from geographically distant parts of South Africa by sub inoculation of infected blood were found to be readily transmitted by the bont tick Amblyomma hebraeum. All attempts to ...
  • Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik; Horak, Ivan Gerard; De Vos, Valerius; 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, 1981)
    A new genus and species of trichostrongylid nematode, Paracooperioides peleae, was collected from the small intestines of vaal ribbok, Pelea capreolus (Forster, 1790), from the Bontebok National Park, Swellendam, Cape ...
  • Prozesky, Leon; Joubert, J.P.J.; Ekron, M.D.; 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, 1981)
    An experiment was undertaken to determine whether an overdose of the anthelmintic parbendazole could cause paralysis in lambs when given to ewes during the early stages of pregnancy. Out of a total of 68 lambs, born from ...
  • Van der Walt, J.G.; Procos, J.; Hunter, Gael; 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, 1981)
    A simple, accurate, colorimetric method for determining blood acetone as an adjunct to the enzymic method of estimating the other ketones was developed and tested on a group of fasted pregnant ewes. Acetone reacted with ...
  • Malan, F.S.; Reinecke, R.K.; Scialdo-Krecek, Rosina 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. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1981)
    The entire gastro-intestinal tract and viscera of the abdomen and thorax, including the heart, aorta and its branches to the viscera, are removed from the carcass. All the branches of the aorta, with the exception of the ...
  • Malan, F.S.; Reinecke, R.K.; Scialdo-Krecek, Rosina 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. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1981)
    The tongue, pharynx, oesophagus and gums are examined for larvae of Gasterophilus spp., and the nose and sinuses for oestrid larvae. The gastro-intestinal tract is divided into separate specimens- stomach, small intestine, ...
  • Herr, S.; Pieterson, P.M.; Boshoff, J.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. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1981)
    The 50% spectrophotometric complement titration end-point (C'H₅₀) was found to be more reproducible than the 100% end-point. The relationship of the 100% end-point (MHD) to the (C'H₅₀) was 1:2, 5. The use of thrombin tubes ...
  • Gray, J.S.; Potgieter, F.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, 1981)
    Babesia bigemina was retained in the vector Boophilus decoloratus for a complete generation despite the use of the babesicide, imidocarb dipropionate, to prevent reinfection. This drug did not sterilize ticks of the B. ...
  • Walker, Jane B.; Norval, R.A.I.; Corwin, M.D.; 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, 1981)
    All stages of Rhipicephalus zambeziensis sp. nov. are described from laboratory-reared specimens of a strain originating from cattle near West Nicholson, Gwanda District, Zimbabwe. The redescription of all stages of ...
  • Van Heerden, Joseph; 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, 1981)
    The marking and mating behaviour of captive hunting dogs, Lycaon pictus, is described. Urine scent-marking was the most frequent marking behaviour observed, but anal dragging, body-rolling and body-rubbing were also ...
  • Pitchford, R.J.; Visser, P.S.; 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, 1981)
    Adults of Schistosoma edwardiense Thurston, 1964, were recovered from Hippopotamus amphibius in the Kruger National Park. Small round to oval Schistosoma margrebowiei-like eggs, presumed to be those of S. edwardiense, were ...
  • Spickett, Arthur M.; Bezuidenhout, J. Dürr; Jacobsz, Catharina 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, 1981)
    An attempt was made to attenuate Cowdria ruminantium by irradiation of the nymphal stage of its tick host, Amblyomma hebraeum. The irradiated nymphae were homogenized and serial dilutions of the resultant suspension were ...
  • Gray, J.S.; De Vos, A.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, 1981)
    A Babesia sp. was recently observed in Hyalomma marginatum rufipes and found to be transmissible to bovines. Further observations were carried out on this parasite and a study made of the morphology of stages in both ...
  • Reinecke, R.K.; De Villiers, I.L.; Bruckner, Christel; 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, 1981)
    Worm-free Merino yearlings were dosed with either a mixture of infective larvae of Trichostrongylus axei and Ostertagia circumcincta or with O. circumcincta only, and challenged 90-93 days later with infective larvae ...
  • Reinecke, R.K.; De Villiers, I.L.; Bruckner, Christel; 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, 1981)
    A group of 12 10-month-old, worm-free Merino lambs were given a single injection of disophenol at 10 mg/kg. This group and another group of 12 worm-free lambs were infested with infective larvae of Haemonchus contortus 1- ...
  • Van Rensburg, L.J.; Van Wyk, J.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. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1981)
    The development of the female Schistosoma mattheei was significantly higher than that of the male (P<0,0001) in 12 sheep when each was exposed to equal numbers of male and female cercariae. Many more male than female ...
  • Littlejohn, A.; Bowles, Felicity; 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, 1981)
    Radiometer Blood Micro-system 2 was used in studies designed to, (a) compare the mean blood gas and acid-base values of 38 normal horses and 20 horses with chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (COPD), (b) determine the ...
  • Littlejohn, A.; Bowles, Felicity; 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, 1981)
    The haemoglobin concentration, the partial pressures of oxygen and carbon dioxide, the oxygen content and the pH were determined in the arterial and mixed venous blood of 5 normal and 3 horses with chronic obstructive ...
  • Anonymous; 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, 1981)
  • De Vos, A.J.; Bessenger, R.; Banting, L.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, 1981)
    A case of bovine cerebral theileriosis was confirmed at autopsy on a farm where 4 animals out of 70 died. All were less than 2 years old and all showed nervous signs. Serologically, no evidence was found of Theileria ...