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Serological studies of Foot and Mouth disease in selected areas of Uganda with a focus on situation in cattle
(Makerere University, 2011)
Until this study, information on the epidemiology of foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) in livestock (specifically cattle) and wildlife in Uganda was very limited. Neither was there any detailed information on the seroprevalence ...
The prevalence of serum antibodies to tick-borne infections in Mbale District, Uganda: by agro-ecological zone, grazing management and age of cattle
(University of Wisconsin, 2004)
Between August and October 2000, a cross-sectional study was conducted in smallholder dairy farms in Mbale district, Uganda to assess the prevalence of ticks and tick-borne diseases under different grazing systems and ...
Production, breeding practices and physical traits of economic importance in Ugandan goats
Two studies were conducted in the districts of Sembabule, Soroti and Arua in Uganda to characterise the goat production and breeding practices and to determine the variability in body measurements. In the first study a ...
Comparison of reverse line blot and β-tubulin targeted nested pcr techniques in the detection of tick-borne heamoparasites of ruminants
In this study, Reverse Line Blot assay and Beta-tubulin targeted nested PCR were compared in detection of tick-borne piroplasms in areas around L.Mburo in Western Uganda. A total of 300 blood samples were collected from ...
Improving productivity of small East African goats using native browse species
(Makerere University, 2015-12)
Despite the socio economic importance of goats to the livelihoods of the people especially in the rural communities, their productivity in terms of meat production is low (UNDP, 2007). This has mainly been attributed to ...
Assessment of event mobile application for livestock disease reporting in Karamoja
(Makerere University, 2018-11)
The context of this study draws immensely from the global human and animal disease reporting perspectives, guided by the tripartite frameworks of WHO, FAO and OIE through their tools of IHR, EMPRES and PVS respectively ...