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The prevalence of serum antibodies to tick-borne infections in Mbale District, Uganda: by agro-ecological zone, grazing management and age of cattle
(University of Wisconsin, 2004)
Between August and October 2000, a cross-sectional study was conducted in smallholder dairy farms in Mbale district, Uganda to assess the prevalence of ticks and tick-borne diseases under different grazing systems and ...
Comparison of reverse line blot and β-tubulin targeted nested pcr techniques in the detection of tick-borne heamoparasites of ruminants
In this study, Reverse Line Blot assay and Beta-tubulin targeted nested PCR were compared in detection of tick-borne piroplasms in areas around L.Mburo in Western Uganda. A total of 300 blood samples were collected from ...
Socio-economic factors influencing control of vector-borne diseases in the pastoralist system of South Western Uganda
(Springer Verlag, 2008)
Research in control of tick-borne diseases and trypanosomosis, and their vectors, namely, ticks and tsetse flies respectively, has been on going for decades. However, very little attention has been paid to the socio-economic ...
East Coast fever carrier status and Theileria parva breakthrough strains in recently ITM vaccinated cattle in Iganga District, Eastern Uganda
(Makerere University, 2022-04)
East Coast fever (ECF), a tick-borne disease caused by Theileria parva (T. parva) is the most important hindrance to the livestock industry in the eastern, central and southern Africa which is the major source of income ...
Ticks and tick-borne diseases of cattle in selected districts of Uganda : zoonotic potential and public health implications
(Makerere University, 2022)
Background: According to the World Health Organization and other international health monitoring bodies, ticks have emerged as a major player in propagating human diseases, yet their involvement in zoonotic disease ...