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The distribution of Vibrio parahaemolyticus serotypes in Kenyan seafish, shellfish, marine water and sediment
Vibrio parahaemolyticus was recovered from 74 of 912 marine samples screened for the organism. Of 74 isolates of V. parahaemolyticus obtained from marine fish, crustacean shellfish (prawns, lobster, crabs), and molluscan ...
Gumboro Disease Outbreaks Cause High Mortality Rates in Indigenous Chickens in Kenya
(University Of Nairobi, 2014)
Infectious bursal disease is a disease of economic importance which affects all types of chickens and causes variable mortality. To establish the importance of this disease in the indigenous chickens in Kenya a comparative ...
Myopathy and Parasitism in a guinea fowl: a case report
Guinea fowls are formed and found in the wild in Africa. they are kept by farmers mainly to prodice eggs, meat and as pet birds. These birds are affected by many conditions that would cause death or reduce their proction. ...
Indigenous Ducks are Better Reservoirs of P. multocida than Indigenous Chickens
Two experiments were performed to study cross infections from chickens to ducks and vice versa. For each experiment the source birds (chickens or ducks) were infected with Pasteurella multocida strain 10322T. The infected ...
Preliminary Findings on the Carrier Status of Pasteurella multocida in Farmed and Traded Healthy-appearing Scavenging Indigenous Chickens and Ducks in Kenya
One hundred and twenty three indigenous chickens and 24 ducks reared under free range scavenging system were examined for the carrier status of Pasteurella multocida. Both the oropharynyngeal and cloacal swab samples ...
A Study on Effectiveness of Seven Disinfectants Against Possible Bacteria Contaminants of Coops and Premises Inhabited by Indigenous Chickens and Ducks
Seven commonly used disinfectants abbreviated as A, B, C, D, E, F and G (A is, Glutaraldehyde and Coco – benzyl dimethyl ammonium chloride; B is, Didecyldimethyl ammonium bromide 50% w\\v; C is, Sodium hypochlorite; D is, ...
Appraisal of Village Chickens Potential in Egg Production
A study was carried out on the laying capacities of Village / indigenous and exotic / commercial hens that were brought to the Agricultural Society of Kenya show, Nairobi, over a period of 10 years. The parameter of ...
Bacteriological water quality in Kajiado District, Kenya.
(University of Nairobi, 1979)
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Pathogenesis of Bovine herpesvirus-1 (BHV-1) infections: Interactions of the virus with peripheral bovine blood cellular components
Bovine herpesvirus-1 (BHV-1) is believed to reach the placenta via the hematogenous route as the virus has been recovered from the blood buffy coat cells of experimentally infected cattle. However, the manner in which the ...
Effect of Immunosuppression on Newcastle Disease Virus Persistence in Ducks with Different Immune Status
(ISRN Veterinary Science, 2012)
This study was carried out to verify the possibility that ducks are sources of Newcastle disease (ND) virus infection for chickens in mixed flocks. Immunosuppressed (IS) and non immunosuppressed (NIS) birds, at three ...