importation of canid rabies in a horse relocated from zimbabwe to south july 2003 a 2-year-old thoroughbred colt was imported from harare, zimbabwe to the ashburton training centre, pietermaritzburg, south africa. five months after importation, the colt presented with clinical signs suggestive of rabies: it was uncoordinated, showed muscle tremors and was biting at itself. brain tissue was submitted for analysis and the clinical diagnosis was confirmed by the fluorescent antibody test and reverse-transcription polymerase chain reaction (rt-pcr). phylogenetic anal ...200515991708
susceptibility of 7 freshwater gastropod species in zimbabwe to infection with gastrodiscus aegyptiacus (cobbold, 1876) looss, 1896.gastrodiscosis outbreaks due to gastrodiscus aegyptiacus were recorded in horses in the vicinity of harare, zimbabwe, in the absence of bulinus forskalii, b. senegalensis and cleopatra sp. which are considered to be the only intermediate host snails. this suggested the possibility of other snail species acting as intermediate hosts in the life cycle of the trematode. a study was carried out to determine the susceptibility of 7 freshwater snail species to infection with g. aegyptiacus. first gene ...200415830604
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