History of the Faculty of Veterinary Science

History of the Faculty of Veterinary Science

 

Collection of material capturing the beginning and development of the Faculty of Veterinary Science.

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  • Styles, Caron; Van Zyl, Joanet; Wright, Jonathan; Reabow, Kaitlyn; Barnard, Marianca; Naidoo, Venecia; Chiloane, Khutso; Botha, Jodi; Van As, benjamin; Swart, Hermanus; Stadler, Johann; Odendaal, Jeanine; Swanepoel, Cherise; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2017-11)
    Community engagement project implemented in collaboration with Edendale primary School / Caron Styles -- Working hand and paw to prevent rabies / Joanet van Zyl, Jonathan Wright, Kaitlyn Reabow, Marianca Barnard and Venecia ...
  • Griessel, Theunis; Bekayeke, Mzwanele; Scheepers, Elrien; Loader, Keagan; Olivier, Bianca; Bulube, Masivuye; Van Aswegen, Philippus; Pepu, Songezo; Christians, Vernon; Els, Andre; Joselowitz, Jordan; Semenya, Karabo; JouberT, Ramoni; Flax, Jayde; Brand, Mareli; Seery, Erin; Van der Westhuizen, Liane; Moola, Muhammed; Coetzer, Annelie; Nel, Johannes; Reddy, Prioshan; Laing, Sinead; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science (2017-09)
    Adventuring with elephants / Theunis Griessel and Mzwanele Bekayeke -- OP Skills Laboratory donate conference bags / Elrien Scheepers -- Using the youth to change a community / Keagan Loader, Bianca Olivier, Masivuye Bulube, ...
  • Sichewo, P.R.; Etter, Eric M.C.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Veterinary Tropical Diseases; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Production Animal Studies (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017-09-07)
    A cross-sectional study was carried out in Northern KwaZulu- Natal at the wildlife/livestock interface to determine the prevalence of Mycobacterium bovis infection in cattle using a modified BOVIGAM® interferon gamma ...
  • Wentzel, Jeanette Maria; Camacho, Gerrie C.; Bourn, M.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Production Animal Studies; Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency; Mpumalanga Tourism and Parks Agency. Manyeleti Nature Reserve; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Hans Hoheisen Research Station (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017-09-07)
    Small carnivore species might provide the disease link in disease transmission between domestic dogs and apex predators. The objective of this study was to determine the presence of carnivores and prey species on two ...
  • Maboe, Sello J.; Gratwick, W.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Production Animal Studies (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017-09-07)
    The immunosuppressive nature of bovine leukaemia virus (BLV) infection is well documented and associated production losses make it one of the most important diseases of cattle, particularly in dairy cows. Any management ...
  • Gelaw, Awoke K.; Cutler, Sally J.; Guthrie, Alan John; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Production Animal Studies; University of East London, UK; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Equine Research Centre; Agricultural Research Council. Onderstepoort Veterinary Research (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017-09-07)
    Respiratory disease caused by Mannheimia haemolytica is a major economic and welfare concern in the cattle and small stock industry worldwide. Disease occurs due to the interaction of numerous factors, including weaning ...
  • Smuts, M.P.; De Bruyn, S.; Thompson, P.N. (Peter N.); University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Production Animal Studies (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017-09-07)
    Adequate nutrition is required for maintenance of normal production and reproduction in cattle. Strydom et al (2008) showed that albumin (the most abundant plasma protein) is the best predictor of malnourishment in South ...
  • Nolan, Margaret B.; Bertschinger, H.J. (Hendrik Jan); University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Production Animal Studies (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017-09-07)
    Determinants when utilising veterinary immunocontraceptive vaccines include ovarian function and injection site reactions. Ovarian dynamics and injection site changes were monitored following administration of zona pellucida ...
  • Mpango, M.M; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Anatomy and Physiology (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017-09-07)
    The infundibular region of the oviduct has several functions including: engulfing the ovulated oocyte; providing a site for fertilization and forming the chalaziferous components of the developing egg. At approximately 18 ...
  • Gilbert, Robert O. (2017-09-07)
    Human population growth continues unabated and is expected to reach about 11 billion by the end of the century, of whom about 4 billion will live in Africa. The pressure to feed the population in a sustainable way is ...
  • Isa, Hamza Ibrahim; Ferreira, A.; Crafford, Jan Ernst; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Veterinary Tropical Diseases; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Pharmacology and Toxicology (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017-09-07)
    Poisoning by Moraea pallida Bak. (yellow tulp) is the most important of all cardiac glycoside induced toxicoses which collectively account for 33% and 10% of deaths in large and small stock due to plant poisoning, respectively, ...
  • Abubakar, R.H.; Madoroba, Evelyn; Kamutando, Casper N.; Valverde, Alexander; Cowan, Don A.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Veterinary Tropical Diseases; Agricultural Research Council. Onderstepoort Veterinary Research. Bacteriology Section; Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations; University of Pretoria. Dept. of Genetics. Centre for Microbial Ecology and Genoics (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017-09-07)
    Pathogenic Escherichia coli pathogens are responsible for acute profuse diarrhoea in growing pig with resultant high morbidity and mortality. Enterotoxigenic E. coli (ETEC) encoding STa, STb, EAST1 and LT enterotoxins and ...
  • De Villiers, Lourens; Quan, Melvyn; Troskie, Milana; Fosgate, Geoffrey T.; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. Of Companion Animal Clinical Studies; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Veterinary Tropical Diseases; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Production Animal Studies (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017-09-07)
    Parasite quantification is crucial to understand disease pathogenesis. An automated method of determining parasite density would facilitate higher throughput and provide results that are more objective. The study objectives ...
  • Gado, Dorcas A.; Ahmed, Aroke Shahid; Botha, Francien Susanna; Ehlers, M.M. (Marthie Magdaleen); University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science. Dept. of Paraclinical Sciences; University of Pretoria. Faculty of Health Sciences. Dept. of Medical Microbiology (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017-09-07)
    Handling and consumption of contaminated foods (meat, milk and eggs) are considered a major source of infection in humans. This public health risk reinforces the need for close monitoring and collaboration between public ...
  • University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Van Blerk, Chris (Pretoria : University of Pretoria, Faculty of Veterinary Science, 2017-09)
    Oral presentations: Occurrence and characterisation of big seven Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli serotypes in healthy cattle from cow-calf operations in Gauteng and Northwest provinces, South Africa / Mainga A.O., ...
  • University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Van Blerk, Chris; Smit, Janine (2013)
    Samuel Motaung reigns supreme at Nooitgedacht National Championships -- IVF lab on track -- From the Desk of the Dean -- Letters to the editor -- Did you know? -- Endoscopic transcervical insemination: a first for the OVAH ...
  • University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Van Blerk, Chris; Smit, Janine (2012)
    Phytomedicine’s Prof Kobus Eloff receives NSTF-BHP Billiton Award -- OVAH acquires two brand new mobile veterinary clinics -- From the Desk of the Dean -- An analysis of the first 100 scientific papers published by the ...
  • University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Van Blerk, Chris; Smit, Janine (2015)
    Faculty research promotes environmental stewardship -- New deputy dean appointed for the Faculty -- Message from the Dean Prof Darrell Abernethy -- Skills Laboratory quite an attraction at RuVASA congress -- SAVC accreditation ...
  • University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Van Blerk, Chris; Smit, Janine (2015)
    Equine surgery and its challenges -- MOU between Faculty and Wildlife Ranching South Africa -- Message from the Dean Prof Darrell Abernethy -- First black departmental head appointed in the Faculty -- Prof Swan receives ...
  • University of Pretoria. Faculty of Veterinary Science; Van Blerk, Chris; Smit, Janine (2014)
    New Dean for the Faculty of Veterinary Science -- Message from Prof Gerry Swan -- Prof Groenewald receives Distinguished Member Award -- Aardvark and pangolin research collaboration -- Dr Fafa Malan honoured with Chancellor's ...

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