Browsing 1977 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 44, 1977 by Issue Date

Browsing 1977 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 44, 1977 by Issue Date

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  • Coetzer, Jacobus A.W.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik; Scott, D.B.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1977)
    Black grain mycetoma occurred in two horses, one a cross-bred pony and the other a Thoroughbred racehorse. Lesions were limited to wart-like growths in one case and a deep-seated girth gall in the other. In both cases the ...
  • Coetzer, Jacobus A.W.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1977)
    A widespread epizootic of Rift Valley fever occurred in the Republic of South Africa and South West Africa during 1974-75. This is a report on the gross pathology of 34 new-born lambs and the histopathology of 93 new-born ...
  • Evans, Aileen A.; Solomon, K.R.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1977)
    The arrangement of the brain and peripheral nerves in Ornithodoros savignyi (Audouin) is similar to that of other argasid and ixodid ticks. Histological studies, using a specialized staining technique (aldehyde fuchsin), ...
  • Jansen, B.C.; Knoetze, P.C.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1977)
    Experimental evidence is produced to justify abandoning the practice of subdividing Clostridium botulinum Type C into type Cα and type Cβ.
  • Coetzer, Jacobus A.W.; Barnard, B.J.H.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1977)
    During the 1974/75 lambing season numerous reports were received from various parts of the Republic of South Africa and South West Africa of severe abdominal distension in ewes after vaccination with the attenuated Rift ...
  • Carter, P.; Oellermann, R.A.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1977)
    Antigenic fractions of bluetongue virus were separated by ultracentrifugation in Tris-buffered CsCl gradients at pH 6, 7 or 8 and the bluetongue virus polypeptide composition of the bands isolated from these gradients was ...
  • Broekman, J.; Eksteen, P.A.L.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1977)
    A novel technique, based on cytotoxicity-neutralization, was developed for the in vitro titration of anti-sheep lymphocyte and anti-sheep macrophage sera. The titres obtained for a number of antisera were compared with ...
  • Imes, G. D.; Lloyd, June C.; Brightman, M. P.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1977)
    This is a report on the clinical history and pathological lesions of a dog suffering from disseminated protothecosis due to Prototheca zopfii. Clinically, the dog was presented with bilateral conjunctivitis followed by ...
  • Potgieter, F.T.; Els, H.J.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1977)
    In Boophilus decoloratus infected by transovarian passage with B. bigemina, primary schizogony occurred as a continuous repetitive process in all 3 stages of the tick's life cycle spent on the host. The primary schizonts ...
  • Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Fuls, W.J.P.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1977)
    Rabbits were immunized with alum-precipitated, oil adjuvant and an untreated bacterin composed of F. necrophorum and C. pyogenes. Immunized rabbits were challenged intradermally with a mixture of F. necrophorum and C. ...
  • Horak, Ivan Gerard; Louw, J.P.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1977)
    The seasonal incidence of helminth infestation in sheep on newly established irrigated pastures was determined by the slaughter of pairs of tracer lambs exposed for periods of approximately 33 days from October 1968 - July ...
  • Van Wyk, J.A. (Jan Aucamp); De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1977)
    When freshly-collected, exsheathed infective larvae of Oesophagostomum columbianum and Chabertia ovina were frozen in liquid nitrogen and subsequently thawed, conspicuous vesicles appeared in the intestinal cells of the ...
  • Du Plessis, J.L.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Meyer-Scharrer, Elizabeth; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1977)
    Epithelial cells of the 15 .4 line, which were originally established from the adenomatous lung of a jaagsiekte case and which had been cultured in vitro for 22 generations, were injected subcutaneously into athymic nude ...
  • Potgieter, F.T.; Els, H.J.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1977)
    The electron microscope was used to study the structure of merozoites, merozoites in the process of transformation to trophozoites, trophozoites, and the method of multiplication of B. bigemina. The merozoites were piriform ...
  • Dale-Kuys, June C.; Boomker, Jacob Diederik Frederik; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1977)
    Fascioloides magna from a Brahman heifer recently imported from the USA is recorded for the first time in South Africa. The pathological findings are briefly described. The possibility of this parasite becoming established ...
  • Cameron, Colin McKenzie; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1977)
    The stimulating effect of levamisole on immunity to Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis in mice was marginal, while no enhancement of immunity could be detected in sheep. The conclusion was reached that, as levamisole has ...
  • Van der Walt, J. G.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1977)
    Four German Merino wethers were maintained on 1600 g of lucerne hay fed twice daily. A dilute solution of a labelled volatile fatty acid (VFA) marker was infused over a period of 22 h and 6 discrete rumen fluid samples ...
  • Horak, Ivan Gerard; Butt, M.J.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1977)
    Four blesbok culled in the Rietvlei Nature Reserve, Pretoria, District during May 1972 were found to harbour large burdens of 1st instar Oestrus spp. larvae and from 16-37 3rd instar larvae of Oestrus macdonaldi. They were ...
  • Horak, Ivan Gerard; Butt, M.J.; De Kock, V.E.; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Walker, Jane B. (The Government Printer,Pretoria, 1977)
    During a period of 13 months, 130 goats' heads, obtained from the Johannesburg Municipal Abattoir, were examined for infestation with Oestrus ovis. Infestation was present in 73,8% of the heads and the mean burden comprised ...
  • Bartsch, R.C.; Van Wyk, J.A.; De Kock, V.E.; Bigalke, R.D.; Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Gilchrist, Frances M.C.; Morren, A.J.; Verster, Anna J.M.; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; Walker, Jane B. (The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1977)
    Pathological findings in the urinary tract of 40 head of cattle, experimentally or naturally infested with Schistosoma mattheei, are presented. Lesions of the ureter found in 57,5% of the cases consisted of linear granulomata ...