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Seroprevalence and risk factors of brucellosis in cattle in Gulu and Amuru Districts, Northern Uganda
(Makerere University, 2011-03)
A cross-sectional study was conducted in Gulu and Amuru districts in Northern Uganda to establish the seroprevalence of bovine brucellosis, its risk factors and the farmer awareness about the disease. This was prompted by ...
Effects of repeated freeze-thawing of bovine epididymal sperm on vitro embryo development
Successfully refreezing thawed semen could have important benefits to future animal reproductive technologies. Being able to refreeze mammalian sperm could improve chances for fertilization when sperm are cryopreserved in ...
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 ...
Effect of foot and mouth disease in cattle on household income in selected agro-pastoral and pastoral areas of Uganda
(Makerere University, 2012-05)
Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is an endemic livestock disease that occurs in frequent outbreaks with serious consequences to the cattle famers’ in Uganda. This study determined the effect of FMD in cattle on household ...
Factors associated with occurrence of Listeria monocytogenes in raw milk from cattle in greater Luweero District.
(Makerere University, 2014-08)
Listeria monocytogenes is not only a human food-borne pathogen, but also causes disease in a number of animal species, most commonly in farm ruminants. The pathogen is important when considering public health and it causes ...