Zachariah Ephraim Makondo

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Bovine tuberculosis (BTB) is an important neglected zoonosis that affects livestock, wildlife and human. A study to determine prevalence and geospatial clusters for BTB was conducted from June 2010 to March 2012 at livestock–wildlife interface areas (LWIA). A total of 1,288 cattle located in vicinity of Mikumi-Selous ecosystem Tanzania were tested. Single(More)
Domestic ruminants and Wild ungulates can act as reservoir hosts for Mycobacterium bovis, causative agent for bovine tuberculosis (BTB) in animals and man. Bovine tuberculosis (BTB) is endemic in pastoral livestock in Tanzania. There is lack of information on genotypic distribution of M. bovis in animals at wildlife-livestock interface areas and in wildlife(More)
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