Browsing 1981 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 48, 1981 by Issue Date

Browsing 1981 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 48, 1981 by Issue Date

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  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Du Preez, J.H.; Greeff, A.S.; Eksteen, Nicolene; 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 role of obligate anaerobic bacteria in the aetiology of mastitis of lactating dairy cows was investigated. Anaerobes were isolated from 12% of lactating mastitic cows, which were representative of 50% of the 10 dairy ...
  • Anonymous; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Verster, Anna Johanna Maria (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1981)
  • Kriek, N.P.J.; Kellerman, T. Stephanus; Marasas, Walter F.O. (Walter Friedrich Otto); 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 isolate of Fusarium verticillioides (MRC826) that induced experimental leukoencephalomalacia, also caused acute toxicity when fed to pigs and administered per rumen fistula to sheep. Pigs developed severe pulmonary ...
  • 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 ...
  • Giesecke, W,H,; Van den Heever, L.W. (Louwrens Wepener), 1923-; 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 investigation was performed on 3 cows, sampled repeatedly before and during the initial 48h of artificially induced, acute, clinical mastitis. The results of the investigation both augment and support those of earlier ...
  • Schneider, D.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)
    The occurrence of annual ryegrass toxicity (ARGT) in sheep and cattle is reported for the first time in South Africa. To date it has been diagnosed conclusively in South African Mutton Merino sheep on a farm in the Caledon ...
  • Howell, C.J.; Begemann, G.J.; Muir, R.W.; Louw, P.; 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)
    It was found that the build-up of simuliid numbers subsequent to the construction of dams in the Vaal and Orange Rivers could be successfully prevented by periodic, artificially controlled reductions in the water-levels ...
  • Prozesky, Leon; Neitz, A.W.H.; Bezuidenhout, J. Dürr; Putterill, John Fraser; Potgieter, D.J.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 purification procedure involving iso-electric focusing by means of which a toxic principle may be obtained in a pure form from crude egg extracts of Amblyomma hebraeum is described. The molecular mass of the toxin is ...
  • Thomas, Shan E.; Mason, T.E.; 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)
    Engorged adult female ticks submitted from farms in South Africa were routinely screened for protozoan parasites by examination of haemolymph smears. An unidentified Babesia sp. was found in Hyalomma marginatum rufipes and ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Potgieter, F.T.; Sutherland, B.; Biggs, H.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)
    Three attempts to transmit anaplasmosis with field collections of Hippobosca rufipes were unsuccessful, despite the fact that the flies had been fed initially on splenectomized cattle acutely infected with Anaplasma ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Huismans, H. (Henk), 1942-; Bremer, C.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. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1981)
    No major differences in size were observed when both the double-stranded RNA and the polypeptides of the Australian bluetongue virus (BTV) isolate CSIRO 19 (BTV-20) were compared with those of other BTV serotypes such as ...
  • Spickett, Arthur M.; Keirans, J.E.; Norval, R.A.I.; Clifford, C.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, 1981)
    Ixodes (Afrixodes) matopi n. sp. is described from females and males collected off twigs bearing deposits of intraspecific communication marks secreted by the pre-orbital glands of the klipspringer Oreotragus oreotragus ...