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 ...
  • Huismans, H. (Henk), 1942-; Bremer, C.W.; Barber, T.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)
    Purified epizootic haemorrhagic disease virus (EHDV) was shown to contain 10 double-stranded RNA segments and a double-layered protein capsid with 4 major and 4 minor polypeptides. The virus differed from bluetongue virus ...
  • Theodoridis, A.; Nevill, E.M.; Els, H.J.; Boshoff, S.T.; 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)
    Five viruses, unrelated to bovine ephemeral fever virus (BEFV), were isolated from Culicoides biting-midges collected during the summer months of the years 1968-69 and 1969-70 near a cattle herd in which cases of BEF ...
  • 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 ...
  • Theodoridis, A.; Coetzer, Jacobus A.W.; 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)
    Subcutaneous and pulmonary emphysema was observed in some cattle on farms on which outbreaks of bovine ephemeral fever (BEF) occurred. BEF virus was isolated in baby hamsters from one of the cases and cattle were injected ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Van der Walt, N.T.; 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 study was made of different aspects of the bluetongue virus neutralizing antibody response and the reaction between the virus and antibody. Optimum neutralization was obtained in a 2 mM Tris-HCl buffer, pH 9,0, at a ...
  • Cornet, M.; 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)
    A new species of biting midge, Culicoides hildae, is described from males, females and pupal exuviae collected in the Orange Free State, Republic of South Africa.
  • 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)
    Bacteriological tests were done on a large number of different strains of Actinobacillus seminis and also, repeatedly, on the same culture or on different cultures taken periodically from the same donor animal. These tests ...
  • Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik; 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 haemopoietic organs of the catfish, Clarias gariepinus, and the Mozambique bream, Sarotherodon mossambicus, were studied. In both species the primary haemopoietic organs are the pronephros, the mesonephros and the ...
  • 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 ...
  • Schwarz, R.; Le Roux, J.M.W.; Schaller, R.; Neurand, K.; 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)
    Grossly, the skin of the dog is characterized by varying thicknesses, density of the hair coat and the implantation angle of the hairs. Multiple folds varying in shape are formed by the epidermis and the papillary layer ...
  • 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 ...
  • Shipham, S.O.; 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)
    Temperature-shift experiments verified that the t-s lesion of BTV mutant F207 is expressed late in the replication-cycle, that is, at a stage when all virus components have already been synthesized. All viral polypeptides ...
  • Coetzer, Jacobus A.W.; Theodoridis, A.; Herr, S.; Kritzinger, L.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)
    Fifteen pregnant cows were inoculated subcutaneously and intravenously between 101-147 days of gestation with the wild-type Wesselsbron disease virus. In addition, 2 foetuses were injected directly through the uterine wall ...