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- Angwech, Harriet, et al. Show all 2 Author
- Tropical animal health and production 2018 v.50 no.7 pp. 1599-1604
- Fasciola; Nematodirus; Paramphistomum; Strongylidae; Toxocara; Trichuris; agropastoralism; body condition; cattle; dry season; feces; gastrointestinal system; helminthiasis; helminths; malnutrition; mixed infection; parasitism; risk factors; zebu; Uganda
- ... The prevalence of gastrointestinal helminth parasite infections and associated risk factors was studied in traditionally reared East African short-horned zebu cattle in Lira District, Uganda. Fecal samples were collected from 205 cattle and coprologically examined for the presence of helminth parasites using the simple salt flotation method complemented with the sedimentation method. The overall p ...
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- Journal of ethnobiology and ethnomedicine 2018 v.14 no.1 pp. 35
- Azadirachta indica; Carica papaya; Cupressus sempervirens; Cymbopogon citratus; Eucalyptus globulus; Lantana camara; Mentha; Musca domestica; Ocimum kilimandscharicum; bark; bioaccumulation; bioactive compounds; burning; educational status; environmental impact; ethnobotany; flowers; food chain; gender; indigenous knowledge; infectious diseases; insect repellents; insect resistance; interviews; leaves; marital status; pathogens; people; pesticides; pests; public health; questionnaires; religion; risk; shrubs; smoke; surveys; trees; villages; Uganda
- ... BACKGROUND: The housefly, Musca domestica L., is a major public health and domestic pest that spoils food and causes irritation and is a vector of many infectious disease pathogens of medical and veterinary importance. Currently, its control relies largely on chemical pesticides. However, the adverse health and environmental effects of pesticides, risk of development of insect resistance, and bioa ...
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- BMC veterinary research 2015 v.11 no.1 pp. 255
- Glossina; Trypanosoma vivax; adults; blood sampling; bovine trypanosomiasis; calves; cross-sectional studies; epidemiology; females; jugular vein; males; regression analysis; risk; Uganda
- ... BACKGROUND: Livestock trypanosomiasis, transmitted mainly by tsetse flies of the genus Glossina is a major constraint to livestock health and productivity in the sub-Saharan Africa. Knowledge of the prevalence and intensity of trypanosomiasis is important in understanding the epidemiology of the disease. The objectives of this study were to (a) assess the prevalence and intensity of trypanosome in ...
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