Journal of
Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health

  • Abbreviation: J. Vet. Med. Anim. Health
  • Language: English
  • ISSN: 2141-2529
  • DOI: 10.5897/JVMAH
  • Start Year: 2009
  • Published Articles: 416

Table of Content: April 2014; 6(4)

April 2014

Listeriosis in a 5 month old white Fulani-cross heifer

A five month old calf was presented to the Large Animal Clinic of the Veterinary Teaching Hospital Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria, with a chief complaint of nervous dysfunction. The calf was hospitalized and a thorough physical examination was carried out. The condition was diagnosed to be listeriosis based on the clinical signs, though efforts were made to isolate the organism from urine without success. The calf was...

Author(s): Kaltungo, B.Y., Musa, I. W., Baba, A.Y., Onoja., I. I., Babashani, M. and Okaiyeto, S.O.

April 2014

Age-related changes in haematologic parameters of cage-raised Japanese quails (Cortunix japonica)

Blood samples were collected from clinically normal, cage-raised Japanese quails at regular intervals, over a six-week period. Full routine haematological analyses were carried out to establish reference values for growing individuals of this species and to assess age-related changes. The results of this study showed an initial significant reduction (p˂0.001) in the values of the mean corpuscular volume (MCV) and mean...

Author(s): Oluwasanmi Olayinka Aina and Temitayo Ajibade

April 2014

Prevalence of bovine tuberculosis in dromedary camels and awareness of pastoralists about its zoonotic importance in Eastern Ethiopia

The aim of this study was to investigate bovine tuberculosis in camels which was conducted in Eastern part of Ethiopia using post mortem examination, Mycobaterium isolation, tuberculin skin test and questionnaire based interview. Tuberculosis (TB) is an important disease for pastoralist, particularly due to prevailing habit of consuming raw milk and sharing house during night time with their animals. This study has...

Author(s): Ashenafi Feyisa Beyi, Kaleab Zerom Gezahegne, Abiy Mussa, Gobena Ameni and Mohammed Sanni Ali

April 2014

Microbiological study on bacterial causes of bovine mastitis and its antibiotics suscebtibility patterns in East Showa Zone, Akaki District, Ethiopia

The study was conducted during September, 2008 to 2009 in East Showa Zone, Akaki district to determine the prevalence of mastitis, identify risk factors, isolate and identify major bacterial causes and conduct in-vitro antimicrobial susceptibility test. Forty six (46) small holder dairy farms and 200 dairy cows were selected by one stage cluster sampling. Questionnaire survey, farm inspection and clinical examination of...

Author(s): Redeat Belayneh, Kelay Belihu and Asamenew Tesfaye