Epidemiological studies on tick-borne diseases of cattle in Central Equatoria State, Southern Sudan

  title={Epidemiological studies on tick-borne diseases of cattle in Central Equatoria State, Southern Sudan},
  author={Diaeldin A Salih and Abdelrahim M. El Hussein and Ulrike Seitzer and Jabbar Sabir Ahmed},
  journal={Parasitology Research},
A herd-based study was carried out in Central Equatoria State, Southern Sudan, to study epidemiological aspects of tick-borne diseases. Six herds of cattle situated in three different locations were selected and investigated every 3 months during the year 2005. Blood smears for Giemsa staining and blood spots on filter paper for deoxyribonucleic acid extraction were collected from 600 apparently healthy indigenous cattle. A total of 69 (11.5%) samples showed the presence of piroplasms in Giemsa… CONTINUE READING


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