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bovine tuberculosis in the lake victoria zone of tanzania and its possible consequences for human health in the hiv/aids era.a total of 8190 cattle from 42 well-managed herds in the lake victoria zone of tanzania were tested for bovine tuberculosis by a single comparative intradermal test (scitt) using avian and bovine purified protein derivative (ppd) antigens. the prevalence of bovine tuberculosis in this area was found to be 0.2%. there was significant variation (p < 0.001) among the herds tested in the four regions in this zone (kagera, mara, mwanza and shinyanga). the highest prevalence (2.12%) was in a herd of 5 ...19979444076
investigations on the prevalence of bovine tuberculosis and brucellosis in dairy cattle in dar es salaam region and in zebu cattle in lugoba area, tanzania.a study between august 1995 and december 1997 included 343 dairy cattle on 20 farms in the dar es salaam region and 2289 zebu cattle on 39 bomas in the lugoba area (coast region). the aim was to establish the prevalence of bovine tuberculosis (mycobacterium bovis) and bovine brucellosis (brucella abortus). in the single intradermal tuberculin test (sit), 0.9% (3/343) of the animals in dar es salaam tested positive and 1.2% (4/343) were doubtful. positive reactors were found in 10% (2/20) of the ...200010907285
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