Browsing 1979 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 46, 1979 by Issue Date

Browsing 1979 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 46, 1979 by Issue Date

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  • Solomon, K.R.; Baker, Maureen K.; Heyne, Heloise; Van Kleef, Jacqueline; Steyn, P.J.J.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1979)
    A method whereby resistance data can be analysed by means of frequency distributions is described. This method established that Rhipicephalus appendiculatus and R. evertsi evertsi show either little or only developing ...
  • Barnard, B.J.H.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1979)
    The role played by wildlife in the perpetuation of rabies is discussed in the light of information obtained during a routine examination of specimens at the Veterinary Research Institute, Onderstepoort, during the 10-year ...
  • Nevill, E.M.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1979)
    In controlled experiments in an insect-free stable, cattle became infected with Parafilaria bovicola when Musca lusoria, infected with the larvae of this worm, were allowed to feed on a fresh skin incision, and when infective ...
  • Horak, Ivan Gerard; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1979)
    Sheep were successfully infested artificially with the larvae of Haemonchus contortus, Trichostrongylus axei, Trichostrongylus falculatus and Impalaja nudicollis, cultured from the faeces of blesbok naturally infested with ...
  • Reinecke, R.K.; Snyman, H. Maria; Seaman, Helga; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1979)
    Fifty-thousand infective larvae of Trichostrongylus axei dosed to 7-9-month-old Merinos protected them against a subsequent challenge with 50 000 infective larvae of Haemonchus contortus. Protection varied with the period ...
  • Van Tonder, E.M.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1979)
    A clinical palpation and semen smear examination of 647 rams submitted to the Regional Veterinary Laboratory during 1967 revealed that 42 (6,5%) of these animals had clinical epididymitis or orchitis, 6 (0,9%) showed other ...
  • Van Tonder, E.M.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1979)
    To obtain information on the incidence and distribution of Actinobacillus seminis infection in the Republic of South Africa, a clinical and serological survey was carried out on 409 farms situated in 29 districts. All rams ...
  • Van der Merwe, W.J.J.; Eicker, A.; Marasas, Walter F.O. (Walter Friedrich Otto); Kellerman, T. Stephanus; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1979)
    A qualitative and quantitative survey was made of the aerospora above an Eragrostis curvula (Schrad.) Nees pasture. The pasture, which lay adjacent to a field of Panicum coloratum L. where an outbreak of ovine photosensitivity ...
  • Horak, Ivan Gerard; Londt, J.G.H.; De Villiers, I.L.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1979)
    Ticks were collected over a period of 13 months, at approximately fortnightly intervals, from 6 Africaner oxen kept on the farm Nylsvley in the Naboomspruit District. The 8 species of Ixodidae collected were, in order of ...
  • Brill, J.H.; Solomon, K.R.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1979)
    A bioassay was developed which enabled the detection of the pheromones of the boot tick (Amblyomma hebraeum Koch) within 2 hours with a reproducibility of 82 ± 13%. Dried, solvent extracted ticks were glued onto the shaved ...
  • Sutherland, B.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1979)
    Laboratory experiments established that males of Stomoxys calcitrans, raised at a high temperature (30°C), had frons widths that were very significantly smaller (P=0,01) than those of males raised at a lower temperature ...
  • Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Meyer-Scharrer, Elizabeth; De Villiers, Ethel-Michele; Broekman, J.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1979)
    Cross-neutralization studies showed that 3 different isolates of herpesvirus ovis from cell cultures derived from the lungs of sheep suffering from jaagsiekte were not only identical but were also related to a similar ...
  • Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1979)
    Immunity assays in guinea-pigs based on spleen mass: body mass ratios showed that live vaccines were markedly more effective than inactivated oil adjuvant vaccines in providing protection against challenge with 5 000 ...
  • Du Preez, J.H.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1979)
    An examination of teat canal swabs established that 51 teat canals out of 68 quarters of machine milked cows were colonized by Staphylococcus aureus. Only 31 of these quarters yielded milk from which S. aureus could be ...
  • Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik; Alves, Regina; Horak, Ivan Gerard; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1979)
    A new species of nematode, Cooperia connochaeti, was collected from cross-bred blue and black wildebeest at Krugersdorp (Transvaal), blue wildebeest Connochaetes taurinus (Burchell, 1823) from the Kruger National Park ...
  • Theodoridis, A.; Els, H.J.; Prozesky, Leon.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1979)
    Calf rotavirus was cultivated and propagated in tissue culture from faeces of 3-week-old calves suffering from severe diarrhoea. Criteria for viral involvement were: production of cytopathic effects in primary foetal calf ...
  • Anonymous; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1979)
  • Verster, Anna J.M.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1979)
    Of the gastro-intestinal helminths found in 1 063 dogs from different parts of the country, Dipylidium caninum, the most prevalent cestode, occurred in 19,7% of the animals. Echinococcus granulosus was present in 10 dogs, ...
  • Sutherland, B.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1979)
    Adults could only live and reproduce to their full capacity at temperatures between 20°C and 30°C. At 15°C the females laid no eggs, the adult life span was relatively short and the reproductive capacity of females kept ...
  • Thomson, G.R. (Gavin); Gainaru, M.D.; Van Dellen, A.F.; Steyn, P.J.J.; Bigalke, R.D.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1979)
    The virulence of 2 non-haemadsorbing African swine fever virus isolates were compared with 2 haemadsorbing viruses. While 3 of these isolates usually produced acute death in pigs, 1 non-haemadsorbing virus caused either a ...