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- Oosthuizen, Marinda C., et al. Show all 5 Authors
- Veterinary parasitology 2011 v.182 no.2-4 pp. 150-162
- DNA; DNA primers; Syncerus caffer; Theileria parva; blood sampling; buffaloes; cattle; cattle diseases; disease reservoirs; genes; genotype; hybridization; mixed infection; national parks; nucleotide sequences; parasites; phylogeny; polymerase chain reaction; ranching; ribosomal RNA; theileriosis; South Africa
- ... Theileria parva is the causative agent of Corridor disease in cattle in South Africa. The African buffalo (Syncerus caffer) is the reservoir host, and, as these animals are important for eco-tourism in South Africa, it is compulsory to test and certify them disease free prior to translocation. A T. parva-specific real-time polymerase chain reaction (PCR) test based on the small subunit ribosomal R ...