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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Laying the groundwork for an East Coast fever vaccine
An outbreak of East Coast fever on the Comoros: a consequence of the import of immunised cattle from Tanzania?
Farmers there lose a million cattle each year just from one tick-borne disease called East Coast fever (Thieleria parva).
Focusing on two diseases affecting African cattle -- trypanosomiasis and theileriasis (East Coast fever)--the researchers there hope to learn enough to control or cure these scourges in 20 to 25 years.
Some of his cows died of east coast fever while another was wasting away after delivery.
Buffaloes can transmit tick-borne diseases -- like East Coast fever which can kill the livestock.
September 15, 2013 (BOR) -- The Jonglie state government has pledged to provide free drugs for treating East Coast Fever (ECF) to cattle keepers in Bor.
Valley Fever (RVF), East Coast Fever (ECF), Haemorrhagic Septicaemia and black quarter ) negatively impacting on
For animals, Rift Valley fever, foot-and-mouth disease (FMD), and East Coast fever are examples of diseases that require continued international alliances in order to deal with global threats to livestock, to food security, and possibly to human health.
GALVmed, a not-for-profit company andcharity, 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.
He had been treating a cow for East Coast fever and uterus infection.
Jonglei State has the highest level of East Coast Fever, a brown tick-borne disease that appeared in 2008.
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