East coast fever: Field challenge of cattle immunised againstTheileria parva (Muguga)

  title={East coast fever: Field challenge of cattle immunised againstTheileria parva (Muguga)},
  author={David R. Snodgrass and Alexander J. Trees and W. A. Bowyer and J. R. Bergman and J. Daft and A. E. Wall},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
This paper describes some of the work of the Edinburgh University East African Veterinary Expedition of 1969, carried out in conjunction with the F.A.O. Tickborne diseases project at Muguga. Cattle of proven immunity toT.parva (Muguga), together with controls, were exposed to field theirleriosis in two experiments. In both all animals died, though some protective effects of immunisation were demonstrable. The death of immunised animals is considered to be a result of aT.parva challenge by a… CONTINUE READING
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