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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  • 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 ...
  • 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)
  • 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.
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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, ...
  • 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 ...
  • Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Buys, S.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)
    The production and application of a freeze-dried Salmonella gallinarum vaccine are described in this report. The vaccine is stable when kept at 4 °C and a single injection elicits a good immunity for 2 months, though its ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • 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 ...
  • Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik; Imes, G.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Naude, T.W.; Schoonbee, H.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)
    Excessive mortalities were experienced in the bigger rainbow trout (Salmo gairdneri) at an efficiently managed trout farm. All tests for known toxins in the feed and water proved to be negative. A faecal Streptococcus which ...
  • 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 ...