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Risks of Taenia solium cysticercosis in urban and peri-urban areas of Kampala, Uganda
(International Congress of Parasitology (ICOPA XI), )
In developing countries, cities are rapidly expanding, and over 50% of Africa’s population is estimated to live in or around cities by 2025 (United Nations 2002). To feed these growing city populations, urban and peri-urban ...
Porcine trypanosomiasis in southeastern Uganda: prevalence and assessment of therapeutic effectiveness
(Bulgarian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2005)
This study aimed at investigating the prevalence of trypanosomiasis and the usefulness of diminazene aceturate and isometamidium chloride in the treatment of pigs infected with Trypanosoma brucei subgroup. Whole blood was ...
Bovine trypanomiasis in South-Western Uganda: packed-cell volumes and prevalence of infection in the cattle.
(Animals of Tropical Medicine and Parasitology, 2004)
Following confirmed cases of trypanosomiasis (‘nagana’) and reports of trypanosome-attributable deaths among local cattle, a cross-sectional study was undertaken to determine the prevalence of bovine infection with ...
A burgeoning epidemic of sleeping sickness in Uganda
The epidemic of Trypanosoma brucei rhodesiense sleeping sickness in eastern Uganda, which began in 1998 as a result of movements of the livestock reservoir of the parasite, has continued to spread. An additional 133 000 ...
Packed cell volume as a measure of procine health and the implication on the control of sleeping sickness in Uganda
(Trakia University, 2003)
Information about pig health in Uganda is greatly lacking and recent studies have indicated a high prevalence of trypanosome infections among pigs kept in tsetse infested and trypanosomosis endemic areas of Southern Uganda. ...
Treatment of East Coast Fever of cattle with a combination of Parvaquone and Frusmide
(Kluwer Academic Publishers, 2004)
Pulmonary oedema is a common sign of East Coast Fever (ECF Theileria parva infection) of cattle. A trial was conducted on farms in Uganda to compare a product containing both the antitheilerial compound parvaquone and the ...