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A study of cystic echinococcosis in slaughter animals in three selected areas of northern Turkana, Kenya
In an attempt to establish the prevalence of cystic echinococcosis, a study was conducted in slaughter animals in three divisions of northern Turkana, Kenya. A total of 5752 goats, 588 sheep, 381 cattle and 70 camels were ...
An abattoir survey of gastrointestinal nematode infections in cattle in the central highlands of Kenya
The gastrointestinal tracts of 672 crossbred cattle were obtained from various abattoirs in Kiambu District, Kenya from August 1992 to July 1993, and examined for the presence of gastrointestinal nematodes. Eight nematode ...
Prevalence of porcine cysticercosis and associated risk factors in Homa Bay District, Kenya
Background Taenia solium is an important zoonosis in many developing countries. Cysticercosis poses a serious public health risk and leads to economic losses to the pig production industry. Due to scarcity of data on ...
prevalence and economic importance of fasciolosis in cattle, sheep and goats in kenya
A 10 year (1990-1999) retrospective study using post mortem records was carried out at Veterinary Department Headquarters Kabete to determine the prevalence and economic importance of fasciolosis in cattle, goats and sheep ...
The prevalence of gastrointestinal helminth infections in pigs in Kenya
The prevalence of helminth infection, species spectrum and worm burdens in Kenyan pigs was examined. A total of 115 gastrointestinal tracts (GIT) from 61 growers and 54 adult pigs were examined between February 2005 ...
Prevalence of Eimeria species in cattle in Kenya
A total of 620 bovine faecal samples collected from unselected animals brought for post-mortem to the Department of Veterinary Pathology and Microbiology or from animals in the Kabete (Kenya) practice area of the Faculty ...