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: 415

Table of Content: October-December 2022; 14(4)

November 2022

Evaluation of two Immune-Enzimatic Assays (ELISAs) for detecting Anti-Map anti-bodies in domestic ruminants

The objective of the work was to evaluate two ELISA’s for the detection of anti-Map antibodies. 460 serum and fecal samples of bovines (n=267), ovines (n=140), and goats (n=53) were evaluated. Serums were used for detecting anti-Map antibodies using two different ELISAs, one in-house ELISA made with low-molecular weight proteins (<100 kD) from the antigen ultra-filtrate of Map strain 3065, and a commercial...

Author(s): Marco Antonio Santillan-Flores, Dionicio Cordova-Lopez, Marisela Leal- Hernandez, Fernando Ceron-Tellez , Raquel Torres-Velez and Luis Armando Contreras-Mendez  

December 2022

In vitro anthelmintic activity of Leonotis nepetifolia ethanolic and aqueous leaf extracts on Fasciola gigantica

Fasciolosis is a major problem to livestock production and is considered an emerging health hazard to humans and other animals. An increase in the prevalence of anthelmintic-resistant helminth strains, drug residues in animal products poses a challenge in the control of the disease necessitating research for alternatives. Here, we investigated the presence of anthelmintic phytochemicals in the aqueous and ethanolic...

Author(s): Francis Ssenkuba, Cleophas Komujuni and Julius Tumusiime,  

December 2022

Household characteristics influencing management of indigenous chicken: A case study of Machakos and Busia Counties in Kenya

The study was conducted in 225 indigenous chicken keeping households between August 2020 and July 2021 in Machakos and Busia Counties. A semi-structured questionnaire was used to collect data on socio-economic factors, flock characteristics and management practices from targeted households. Overall, majority of respondents were male (82%) with formal education (87%). Agriculture was the main source of income for most...

Author(s): Irene Ogali, Erick Mungube, Charles Muleke, Jane Githinji, Tessy Achieno, Lilian Mutungi, Celestine Musili, Dennis Odhiambo, Wambongo Bosita and Bockline Bebe