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  • Gilham Studio (2006-04-07)
    Photograph of G.A.H. Bedford by The Gilbam Studios, Pretoria. He was appointed as entomologist in 1912 at the Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute. He published various articles on the subject of parasitology
  • (2006-04-07)
    Wedding photo of Bedford couple taken in 1917 with several of his colleagues at the Onderstepoort Veterinary Institute
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: An active invader, often in disturbed areas and over-grazed land. Most common on the western and southern edges of the Karoo.
  • Smalle, Tesh M.; Cahalane, Alane K.; Koster, Liza S. (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2015-12-09)
    Gallbladder mucocoele (GBM) is an abnormal, intraluminal accumulation of inspissated bile and/or mucous within the gallbladder. Older, small- to medium-breed dogs seem to be predisposed, but no sex predilection has been ...
  • De Beer, Chantel J.; Moyaba, Percy; Boikanyo, Solomon N.B.; Majatladi, Daphney; Venter, Gert J.; Vreysen, Marc J.B. (MDPI Publishing, 2020-08-11)
    An area-wide integrated pest management (AW-IPM) strategy with a sterile insect technique (SIT) component has been proposed for the management of African animal trypanosomosis (AAT) in South Africa. In preparation for ...
  • Pretorius, J.A.; Oosthuizen, Marinda C.; Van Vuuren, Moritz (South African Veterinary Association, 2008-09)
    Malignant catarrhal fever (MCF) is an economically important disease primarily of domestic cattle with a high case fatality rate. It is caused by either alcelaphine herpesvirus type 1 (AlHV-1) or ovine herpesvirus type 2 ...
  • Tordiffe, A.S.W. (Adrian Stephen Wolferstan); Van Reenen, Mari; Reyers, Fred; Mienie, Lodewyk Jacobus (Elsevier, 2017-04)
    In captivity, cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus) frequently suffer from several unusual chronic diseases that rarely occur in their free-ranging counterparts. In order to develop a better understanding of their metabolism and ...
  • Ntesang, Kebonyemodisa (University of Pretoria, 2016)
    There is a general lack on Information regarding gastrointestinal and filarial helminth infections of dogs in Botswana. Based on a first survey, the dissertation focuses on the occurrence and prevalence of gastrointestinal ...
  • Junker, Kerstin; Spickett, Andrea; Swanepoel, Monlee; Krasnov, Boris R.; Boomker, Joop; Hoffman, Louwrens C. (Cambridge University Press, 2019-10)
    Thirty warthogs, Phacochoerus africanus, were collected in the Pongola Game Reserve, South Africa and examined for helminths. Gastrointestinal helminth assemblages comprised Gastrodiscus aegyptiacus, the cestode genus ...
  • Blersch, Rosemary; Archer, Colleen; Suleman, Essa; Young, Christopher; Kindler, Duodane; Barrett, Louise; Henzi, S. Peter (American Society of Parasitologists, 2019-08)
    Given a changing climate and large-scale human migration, understanding infectious diseases in wildlife and the factors that drive the spread of these diseases is becoming increasingly important. Owing to the close ...
  • Booyse, Dirk G.; Dehority, Burk A.; Van Wyk, J.H. (Zoological Society of Southern Africa, 2012-04)
    The warthog (Phacochoerus aethiopicus) is a grazer and hindgut fermenter with an apparent unique population of protozoa; however, only a limited number of specimens have been studied to date. In addition to having a ...
  • Nel, Johannes J.; Du Plessis, Cornelius J.; Coetzee, Gert Louis (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2015-12-09)
    A nine-year-old female Rottweiler with a history of repeated gastrointestinal ulcerations and three previous surgical interventions related to gastrointestinal ulceration presented with symptoms of anorexia and intermittent ...
  • Bothma, Jacobus du P.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Veterinary Tropical Diseases (2014-02-25)
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Venter, Elna; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences. Section Pharmacology and Toxicology (2002)
    DISTRIBUTION: G. ornativa is confined to the western drier areas of the country, while G. burkei is to be found around the Gauteng area and G. aspera is seen chiefly in the eastern Highveld of S.A.
  • Botha, C.J. (Christoffel Jacobus); Clift, Sarah J.; Ferreira, Gezina Catharina Helena; Masango, Mxolisi Goodwill (AOSIS OpenJournals, 2017-10-31)
    Geigeria poisoning in sheep, locally known as ‘vermeersiekte’, is an economically important plant poisoning in southern Africa. The toxic principles contained by the toxic plants are believed to be several sesquiterpene ...
  • Gelbvieh 
    Els, Heleen C. (2009)
    COUNTRY OF ORIGIN: 16th century Germany, region of Franconia.
  • Bothma, Jacobus du P.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Veterinary Tropical Diseases (2014-02-25)
  • Mans, Ben J. (Barend Johannes); Featherston, Jonathan; De Castro, Minique H.; Pienaar, Ronel (Frontiers Research Foundation, 2017-09-25)
    Ticks modulate their hosts' defense responses by secreting a biopharmacopiea of hundreds to thousands of proteins and bioactive chemicals into the feeding site (tick-host interface). These molecules and their functions ...
  • Nijhof, Ard M.; Taoufik, Amar; De la Fuente, Jose; Kocan, Katherine M.; De Vries, Erik; Jongejan, Frans (Elsevier, 2006-05)
    The use of RNA interference (RNAi) to assess gene function has been demonstrated in several three-host tick species but adaptation of RNAi to the one-host tick, Boophilus microplus, has not been reported. We evaluated the ...
  • Fafetine, Jose Manuel; Domingos, Ana; Antunes, Sandra; Esteves, Aida; Paweska, Janusz Tadeusz; Coetzer, Jacobus A.W.; Rutten, Victor P.M.G.; Neves, L.C.B.G.D. (Luís) (Wiley-Blackwell, 2013-11)
    Due to the unpredictable and explosive nature of Rift Valley fever (RVF) outbreaks, rapid and accurate diagnostic assays for low-resource settings are urgently needed. To improve existing diagnostic assays, monoclonal ...