Aspects of the Epidemiology of January disease (Theileria parva bovis infection) in Zimbabwe.
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Koch, H. T. 1990. Aspects of the Epidemiology of January disease (Theileria parva bovis infection) in Zimbabwe. PhD thesis in Veterinary Epidemiology. Utrecht University.
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The history of theileriosis in Zimbabwe is presented covering the period from the introduction of East Coast Fever in 1901 to the mid-1980s. This is followed by a series of 8 papers on the following topics: occurrence, isolation and characterization, epidemiology, age resistance, transmission by Rhipicephalus appendiculatus, a study of the T. parva carrier state, and the immunization of cattle against T. p. bovis. These papers are followed by a discussion and conclusions.