Browsing 1972 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 39, 1972 by Issue Date

Browsing 1972 Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, Volume 39, 1972 by Issue Date

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  • Du Plessis, J.L.; Van Wyk, J.A.; De Kock, V.E.; De Lange, M.; Bigalke, R.D.; Howell, P.G.; Reinecke, R.K.; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria, 1972)
    The indirect fluorescent antibody test was employed to determine levels of serum antibodies in cattle and sheep infested with Schistosoma mattheei. Using smears of schistosome cercariae as antigen, a high degree of specificity ...
  • Marasas, Walter F.O. (Walter Friedrich Otto); Adelaar, T.F.; Minne, J.A.; Van Rensburg, I.B.J.; Burroughs, G.W.; Kellerman, T. Stephanus; De Lange, M.; Bigalke, R.D.; Howell, P.G.; Reinecke, R.K.; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria, 1972)
    The occurrence of facial eczema in sheep in the Republic of South Africa is reported for the first time. The disease in this country is similar to that described in New Zealand and Australia. To date it has only been ...
  • Gorman, B.M.; Lecatsas, G.; De Kock, V.E.; De Lange, M.; Bigalke, R.D.; Howell, P.G.; Reinecke, R.K.; Walker, Jane B. (Pretoria : The Government Printer, 1972)
  • Neitz, W.O.; Walters, H.S.; Boughton, F.; De Kock, V.E.; De Lange, M.; Bigalke, R.D.; Howell, P.G.; Reinecke, R.K.; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria, 1972)
    Detailed data on the rearing of the progeny of a single R. theileri female for 7 generations at 25 to 26°C and 85 to 90% RH are presented in a series of tables and a figure. The average duration of the lifecycle is 491 ...
  • Lecatsas, G.; Gorman, B.M.; De Kock, V.E.; De Lange, M.; Bigalke, R.D.; Howell, P.G.; Reinecke, R.K.; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria, 1972)
    Electron microscopic studies employing the negative staining technique have demonstrated an extracapsid coat in Corriparta, Eubenangee, D'Aguilar, Warrego, Mitchell R, Wallal and M9/71 viruses. These observations are ...
  • Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Minnaar, J.L.; Engelbrecht, Maria M.; Purdom, Mary R.; De Kock, V.E.; De Lange, M.; Bigalke, R.D.; Howell, P.G.; Reinecke, R.K.; Walker, Jane B. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1972)
    The brand of yeast extract used for medium production is critical for the cultivation of large numbers of Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis. The agglutination test was used to measure the antibody response which followed ...
  • Huismans, H. (Henk), 1942-; Eksteen, P.A.L.; De Kock, V.E.; De Lange, M.; Bigalke, R.D.; Howell, P.G.; Reinecke, R.K.; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria, 1972)
    The stimulation of interferon synthesis by bluetongue virus and by bluetongue virus ribonucleic acid was investigated in order to determine if there is a difference in the mechanism of induction. The molecular mass of the ...
  • Hurter, L.R.; Naude, T.W.; Adelaar, T.F.; Smit, J.D.; Codd, L.E.; de Kock, V.E.; De Lange, M.; Bigalke, R.D.; Howell, P.G.; Reinecke, R.K.; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria, 1972)
    Investigation of outbreaks of gousiekte in cattle in the northern Transvaal revealed that Fadogia monticola Robyns is an additional cause of this disease, which is characterized by sudden heart failure without prodromal ...
  • Van Den Heever, L.W. (Louwrens Wepener), 1923-; Du Toit, I.J.; Giesecke, W.H.; De Kock, V.E.; De Lange, M.; Bigalke, R.D.; Howell, P.G.; Reinecke, R.K.; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria, 1972)
    Phage typing of 187 isolates of S. aureus showed that a small proportion of udder infections was caused by "human" strains of S. aureus and the majority by "bovine" strains. A total of 35 different phage patterns was ...
  • Young, E.; Hedger, R.S.; Howell, P.G.; De Kock, V.E.; De Lange, M.; Bigalke, R.D.; Howell, P.G.; Reinecke, R.K.; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria, 1972)
  • Collins, H. Maria.; De Kock, V.E.; De Lange, M.; Bigalke, R.D.; Howell, P.G.; Reinecke, R.K.; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria, 1972)
    The cestodes recovered from various Muridae and Cricetidae in the Republic of South Africa are recorded. The following species are redescribed: Paranoplocephala omphalodes (Hermann, 1783) Liihe, 1910; lnermicapsifer ...
  • Reinecke, R.K.; Brooker, Deidre; De Kock, V.E.; De Lange, M.; Bigalke, R.D.; Howell, P.G.; Reinecke, R.K.; Walker, Jane B. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1972)
    An autopsy was carried out on an aged mule and the gastro-intestinal nematodes recovered in a modified Baermann apparatus in a waterbath. Ingesta were initially placed on fibreglass gauze (apertures 1,5 X 1,1 mm) and the ...
  • Oellermann, R.A.; Hoogenhout, Joan; Carter, P.; De Kock, V.E.; De Lange, M.; Bigalke, R.D.; Howell, P.G.; Reinecke, R.K.; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria, 1972)
    Phagocytic activity of peritoneal exudate cells in mice was stimulated by injection of 0,1 ml mineral oil or varying concentrations of lysolecithin. Optimal lysolecithin concentration was found to be 2 to 5 µg per mouse. ...
  • Huismans, H. (Henk), 1942-; Verwoerd, Daniel Wynand; De Kock, V.E.; De Lange, M.; Bigalke, R.D.; Howell, P.G.; Reinecke, R.K.; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria, 1972)
    Bluetongue virus particles, converted to a high density form by the selective removal of two polypeptides from their protein capsids, possess RNA dependent RNA polymerase activity. The enzyme, which can be assayed by its ...
  • Kellerman, T. Stephanus; Marasas, Walter F.O. (Walter Friedrich Otto); Pienaar, J.G.; Naude, T.W.; De Kock, V.E.; De Lange, M.; Bigalke, R.D.; Howell, P.G.; Reinecke, R.K.; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria, 1972)
    Fusarium moniliforme Sheldon was isolated from maize suspected of causing field cases of leucoencephalomalacia in horses in South Africa. It was cultured on autoclaved maize and dosed to three horses and three donkeys. One ...
  • Cameron, Colin McKenzie; Fuls, W.J.P.; Van Reenen, Lucille; De Kock, V.E.; De Lange, M.; Bigalke, R.D.; Howell, P.G.; Reinecke, R.K. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria, 1972)
    The cultural, serological and immunological properties of eight rough mutants of S. gallinarum were compared with the parent smooth strains as well as with a reference rough mutant (S. gallinarum strain 9R). The rough ...
  • Smalley, E.B.; Marasas, Walter F.O. (Walter Friedrich Otto); De Kock, V.E.; De Lange, M.; Bigalke, R.D.; Howell, P.G.; Reinecke, R.K.; Walker, Jane B. (Published by The Government Printer, Pretoria, 1972)
    Large populations of fungi developed in naturally infested mouldy maize stored under conditions that led to self-heating. Mould counts as high as 50 X 10⁶ propagules per gram of meal were recorded in mouldy maize meal with ...
  • Neitz, W.O.; De Lange, M.; Bigalke, R.D.; Howell, P.G.; Reinecke, R.K.; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria, 1972)
    The successful transmission of Theileria ovis Rodhain, 1916 to splenectomized sheep by Rhipicephalus evertsi mimeticus Donitz and R. bursa Canestrini & Fanzago is recorded. The protozoon is acquired by the immature stages ...
  • Basson, P.A.; Lucks, H.J.; Joubert, J.P.J.; Burger, J.H.S.; De Kock, V.E.; De Lange, M.; Bigalke, R.D.; Howell, P.G.; Reinecke, R.K.; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria, 1972)
    By feeding both leaves and twigs of Salsola tuberculata var. tomentosa to pregnant ewes, it was established that the daily ingestion of 0,9 kg of this material for at least 10 to 50 days during any stage of gestation could ...
  • Schultz, R.A. (Rowena Anitra); Pretorius, P.J.; De Kock, V.E.; De Lange, M.; Bigalke, R.D.; Howell, P.G.; Reinecke, R.K.; Walker, Jane B. (Published by the Government Printer, Pretoria, 1972)
    An electrocardiographic technique, developed in sheep in the standing position, was applied to normal cattle and goats. Recordings were made with Einthoven's triangle in the sagittal plane and with the electrodes in rigidly ...