Seroprevalence of Toxoplasma gondii in farm-reared ostriches and wild game species from Zimbabwe
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Abstract: One hundred and seventy one serum samples from 10 game species from Zimbabwe were tested for IgG antibodies to Toxoplasma gondii infection using the modified agglutination test (MAT). Significantly higher...
Author(s): T. Hove and S. Mukaratirwa
Journal: Acta Tropica
Page Numbers: 49-53
Characterization of Giraffe Ear Disease in Mikumi - Selous Ecosystem
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Abstract: A study on GED was conducted in the Mikumi - Selous ecosystem with an overall objective of finding the cause and predisposing factors. Giraffes were examined for change in conformation, discharges, and...
Author(s): Vitalis Hippolyte Lyaruu
Journal: PhD Thesis
Page Numbers: 1-105
Whole genome sequence analyses of three African bovine rotaviruses reveal that they emerged through multiple reassortment events between rotaviruses from different mammalian species
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Abstract: Animal-to-human interspecies transmission is one of the evolutionary mechanisms driving rotavirus strain diversity in humans. Although quite a few studies emanating from Africa revealed evidence of bovine-to-human...
Author(s): Khuzwayo C. Jere, Luwanika Mlera, Hester G. O’Neill, Ina Peenze, Alberdina A. van Dijk
Journal: Journal of Veterinary Microbiology
Page Numbers: 245-250
Survey of brucellosis at the wildlife–livestock interface on the Zimbabwean side of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Conservation Area
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Abstract: A cross-sectional study was conducted to determine the seroprevalence of bovine brucellosis in communal cattle and wildlife at a wildlife–livestock interface in the southeast lowveld of Zimbabwe, part...
Author(s): Calvin Gomo, Michel de Garine-Wichatitsky, Alexandre Caron & Davies Mubika Pfukenyi
Journal: Tropical Animal Health and Production
Page Numbers: 77-85
Are we prepared for emerging and re-emerging diseases? Experience and lessons from epidemics that occurred in Tanzania during the last five decades
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Abstract: This paper reviews preparedness for containing and controlling emerging and re-emerging diseases drawing lessons from disease events that occurred in animal and human populations in the last five decades...
Author(s): Erson D. Karimuribo, Leonard E.G. Mboera, Erasto Mbugi, Azma Simba, Fredrick M. Kivaria, Peter Mmbuji and Mark M. Rweyemamu
Journal: Tanzania Journal of Health Research
Page Numbers: 1-14
Assessing Transmission of Antimicrobial-Resistant Escherichia coli in Wild Giraffe Contact Networks
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Abstract: There is growing evidence that anthropogenic sources of antibiotics and antimicrobial-resistant bacteria can spill over into natural ecosystems, raising questions about the role wild animals play in the...
Author(s): Elizabeth A. Miller, Timothy J. Johnson, George Omondi, Edward R. Atwill, Lynne A. Isbell, Brenda McCowan and Kimberly VanderWaala
Journal: Applied and Environmental Microbiology
Page Numbers: 1-15
Complete genomic sequence analyses of the first group A giraffe rotavirus reveals close evolutionary relationship with rotaviruses infecting other members of the Artiodactyla.
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Abstract: Group A Rotaviruses (RVA) have been established as significant contributory agents of acute gastroenteritis in young children and many animal species. In 2008, we described the first RVA strain detected...
Author(s): Helen O’Shea, Emily Mulherin, Jelle Matthijnssens, Matthew McCusker, P. J. Collins, Olivia Cashman, Lynda Gunn, Marijke E. Beltman and Séamus Fanning
Journal: Veterinary Microbiology
Page Numbers: 151-156
Molecular characterization of Blastocystis isolates from zoo animals and their animal-keepers
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Abstract: Blastocystis is an enteric protist and one of the most frequently reported parasitic infections in humans and a variety of animal hosts. It has also been reported in numerous parasite surveys of animals...
Author(s): Unaiza Parkar, Rebecca J. Traub, Simone Vitali, Aileen Elliot, Bruno Levecke, Ian Robertson, Thomas Geurden, Jan Steele, Bev Drake and R.C. Andrew Thompson
Journal: Veterinary Parasitology
Page Numbers: 8-17
Equine Herpesvirus Type 9 in Giraffe with Encephalitis
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Abstract: Herpesviruses have been isolated from many mammals. Herpesvirus infection in natural hosts is often mild and is usually followed by a latent infection; however, cross-species herpesvirus infections cause...
Author(s): Samy Kasem, Souichi Yamada, Matti Kiupel, Mary Woodruff, Kenji Ohya and Hideto Fukushi
Journal: Emerging Infectious Diseases
Page Numbers: 1948-9
An outbreak of anthrax in endangered Rothschild’s giraffes in Mwea National Reserve, Kenya
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Abstract: An anthrax outbreak occurred at the Mwea National Reserve between May 2011 and July 2011. This outbreak affected endangered Rothschild’s giraffes (Giraffa camelopardalis ssp. rothschildi). Eleven giraffe...
Author(s): Titus Kaitho; David Ndeereh and Bernard Ngoru
Journal: Veterinary Medicine: Research and Reports
Page Numbers: 45-48