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Pig lymphnode lesions and an immunohistochemical analysis on selected abattoir-derived lymphnode samples for the presence of African Swine fever virus
(Makerere University, 2010-06)
The economy of Uganda is largely dependent on agriculture, and both crop and animal production contribute up to 29.9% of the national Gross Domestic Product (GDP). Although pig products constitute an important source of ...
Prevalence of Influenza A viruses in livestock and free-living waterfowl in Uganda.
(BioMed Central, 2014)
Background: Avian influenza viruses may cause severe disease in a variety of domestic animal species worldwide, with high mortality in chickens and turkeys. To reduce the information gap about prevalence of these viruses ...
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 ...
Assessment of knowledge and detection of post weaning multisystemic wasting syndrome in pigs in selected Districts of Uganda
(Makerere University, 2013-11)
Postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS) is a globally emergent epizootic disease of swine. The disease caused by Porcine Circovirus type 2 (PCV2) was first detected and described in Western Canada and has since ...
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. ...