Formulation of cost-effective preventive control programmes for helminth infection in small ruminants should be based on sound epidemiological knowledge of the time relationship between contamination of pastures and the seasonal availability of infective larvae in a given geographic area. Epidemiological data generated from an on-station experiment involving the use of tracer lambs and monitoring of pasture contamination levels in the central Ethiopian highlands clearly showed a distinct seasonal pattern of nematode infection in sheep.
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Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 1996Ethiopia, Africa, Eastern Africa
Library ResourceConference Papers & ReportsDecember, 1996Africa, Eastern Africa, Middle Africa, Southern Africa
The first part of this report comprises country reports that deals with epidemiology of ticks and tick-borne diseases in Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia and Zimbabwe. The second part of the report covers topics on assessing the efficacy of immunization against tick-borne diseases, evaluating delivery systems for the control of tick-borne diseases and measuring the impact of immunization on livestock productivity. The paper ends with a discussion on coordination, collaboration and planning.
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1996Kenya, Pakistan, Eswatini, China, Italy
Library ResourceJournal Articles & BooksDecember, 1996Nepal, Burkina Faso, Zambia, Uganda, Zimbabwe, Italy, Tanzania, Eswatini, India, Sudan, Ethiopia