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- Oosthuizen, Marinda C., et al. Show all 7 Authors
- Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports 2016 v.3-4 pp. 27-35
- Anaplasma marginale; Babesia bigemina; Ehrlichia ruminantium; Theileria mutans; Theileria parva; blood; cattle; cattle production; confidence interval; genes; hemoparasites; herds; mixed infection; molecular cloning; nucleic acid hybridization; nucleotide sequences; nucleotides; oligonucleotide probes; pathogens; phylogeny; quantitative polymerase chain reaction; ribosomal RNA; sequence diversity; tick-borne diseases; virulence; zebu; Uganda
- ... Tick-borne diseases (TBDs) are a major constraint to cattle production in pastoral areas in Africa. Although information on tick-borne infections is important to prioritise control approaches, it is limited for transhumant zebu cattle in Karamoja, Uganda. We conducted a study to determine the occurrence and level of tick-borne infections among cattle in Karamoja Region. A total of 240 cattle were ...