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Confirmation of occurrence of Babesia canis vogeli in domestic dogs in South Africa.
The prevalence of Babesia infections in domestic dogs in South Africa was studied using reverse line blot hybridization and 18S sequence analysis. Babesia canis vogeli was confirmed for the firstExpand
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Babesia bicornis sp. nov. and Theileria bicornis sp. nov.: Tick-Borne Parasites Associated with Mortality in the Black Rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis)
ABSTRACT A novel Babesia species, designated Babesia bicornis sp. nov., was identified in three black rhinoceroses (Diceros bicornis) that died in wildlife areas in Tanzania and South Africa.Expand
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Babesiosis of wild carnivores and ungulates.
  • B. Penzhorn
  • Biology, Medicine
  • Veterinary parasitology
  • 31 May 2006
Although large and small piroplasms have been reported from various wild carnivore and ungulate species, relatively few have been named. In the past, mere presence of a piroplasm in a specific hostExpand
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Molecular Characterization of Theileria Species Associated with Mortality in Four Species of African Antelopes
ABSTRACT Pathogen DNA was isolated from roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus), sable antelope (Hippotragus niger), greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros), and common gray duiker (Sylvicapra grimmia)Expand
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Displacement of Boophilus decoloratus by Boophilus microplus in the Soutpansberg region, Limpopo Province, South Africa
Boophilus ticks (n = 25,987) were collected from cattle at 30 communal dip tanks and five commercial farms in the Soutpansberg region, Limpopo Province, South Africa, between May 1999 and DecemberExpand
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Detection of a Theileria species in dogs in South Africa.
A Theileria species was detected by PCR in blood samples collected from dogs in the Pietermaritzburg area and was also found in dogs presented at the Outpatients Clinic of the OnderstepoortExpand
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Sequence heterogeneity in the 18S rRNA gene within Theileria equi and Babesia caballi from horses in South Africa.
A molecular epidemiological survey of the protozoal parasites that cause equine piroplasmosis was conducted using samples collected from horses and zebra from different geographical locations inExpand
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Identification of a Novel Babesia sp. from a Sable Antelope (Hippotragus niger Harris, 1838)
ABSTRACT Babesiosis in a sable antelope (Hippotragus niger Harris, 1838) was first reported in 1930; the parasite was named Babesia irvinesmithi. Recently, specimens from an adult sable thatExpand
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Seroprevalence of toxoplasmosis in sheep in South Africa.
Serum samples from 600 sheep were collected from 5 different provinces randomly chosen in South Africa. Two sheep abattoirs (representing formal slaughter of sheep) and 1 rural location (representingExpand
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A Long‐term Study of Social Organisation and Behaviour of Cape Mountain Zebras Equus zebra zebra
Abstract and Summary 1. The social structure of Cape mountain zebras consists of breeding herds and bachelor groups. The breeding herds, which comprise 1 stallion, 1–5 mares and their offspring,Expand
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