east coast fever


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east coast fever

n
(Veterinary Science) a disease of cattle, endemic in east and central Africa, caused by a parasite, Theileria parva, that is carried by ticks
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An outbreak of East Coast fever on the Comoros: a consequence of the import of immunised cattle from Tanzania?
GALVmed, a not-for-profit company and charity, announced progress on Newcastle Disease, East Coast Fever and Rift Valley Fever--in a launch event at the KARI (Kenya Agricultural Research Institute) in Nairobi.
Cranfield, Science and Empire: East Coast Fever in Rhodesia and Transvaal (Cambridge, 1991).
Contagious Bovine Pleuropnemonia (CBPP), East Coast Fever (ECF), Trypanosomiasis, Foot and Mouth Disease (FMD), Lumpy Skin Disease (LSD), African Swine Fever (ASF) and Newcastle Disease (ND) are endemic in Tanzania.
Are we to build "cattle" dips for the buffalo and wildebeest, the carriers of some of the most deadly stock diseases such as East Coast Fever (buffalo), Anthrax (buffalo and all warm-blooded animals), Rinderpest (buffalo and other wild fauna), Foot and Mouth disease (nearly all ruminants), the lethal Malignant Catarrh (Wildebeest) and Trypanosomiasis (nearly all wild animals)?
Farmers there lose a million cattle each year just from one tick-borne disease called East Coast fever (Thieleria parva).
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