ticks (acari:ixodidae) of the blue and white nile ecosystems in the sudan with particular reference to the rhipicephalus sanguineus group.twenty-four adult ixodid tick species, infesting livestock and some wildlife hosts along the blue and white nile in the sudan, were identified. three species, boophilus geigyi, rhipicephalus camicasi and r. bergeoni, were recorded for the first time from the sudan. tick numbers on indigenous breeds of cattle (bos indicus) were relatively low, ranging between 17.1 and 40.5 per animal. young cattle grazing with the herd carried significantly fewer ticks than older animals. with the exception of b. ...19873331134
current situation of peste des petits ruminants (ppr) in the sudan.the current situation of ppr in sudan was investigated. a total of 61 tissue samples were collected from various ppr suspected outbreaks in sheep in sudan during 2008. collected tissue samples were tested for ppr antigen using icelisa, ppr antigen was detected in 26 out of 61 samples (42.6%). highest antigen detection rate was in specimens collected from western sudan. a total of 1198 serum samples were collected from sheep (n = 500), camels (n = 392), and goats (n = 306) from different areas in ...201019548103
domestic and wild animals naturally infected with schistosoma mansoni in the gezira irrigated scheme, sudan.domestic and wild animals were examined for natural infection with human schistosomiasis in northern gezira, sudan. postmortem examination of animals in a number of slaughterhouses revealed no infections in either sheep or goats but schistosoma mansoni worms were found in two of the 98 cattle examined. nile rats (arvicanthus niloticus) were trapped and stray dogs were shot and examined for evidence of schistosome infection. the infection rate in nile rats was 4.9% (8/164) and in dogs 27.3% (15/5 ...19854032533
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