Publications

Molecular Epidemiology of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus in the Context of Transboundary Animal Movement in the Far North Region of Cameroon

Authors: Bertram MR (1)(2), Bravo de Rueda C (1)(2), Garabed R (3), Dickmu Jumbo S (4), Moritz M (5), Pauszek S (1), Abdoulkadiri S (4), Rodriguez LL (1), Arzt J (1). Author information: Foreign...

Impact of foot-and-mouth disease on fertility performance in a large dairy herd in Kenya

Authors: Chaters G (1), Rushton J (1), Dulu TD (2), Lyons NA (3). Author information: Veterinary Epidemiology, Economics and Public Health Group, The Royal Veterinary College, Hawkshead Lane, North Mymms, Hatfield, Hertfordshire AL9 7TA,...

Integrating Clinical Research into Epidemic Response: The Ebola Experience

  Author Information National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; Health and Medicine Division; Board on Health Sciences Policy; Board on Global Health; Committee on Clinical Trials During the 2014-2015 Ebola Outbreak; Busta ER,...

Detection of infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV) genome in free-living pigeon and guinea fowl in Africa suggests involvement of wild birds in the epidemiology of IBDV

Authors: Kasanga CJ (1), Yamaguchi T, Wambura PN, Munang’andu HM, Ohya K, Fukushi H.   Author information: Laboratory of Veterinary Microbiology, Faculty of Applied Biological Sciences, Gifu Univeristy, 1-1 Yanagido, Gifu, Gifu 501-1193, Japan....

Detection of tilapia lake virus (TiLV) infection by PCR in farmed and wild Nile tilapia (Oreochromis niloticus) from Lake Victoria

Authors: Mugimba KK(1)(2), Chengula AA(1)(3), Wamala S(1)(2), Mwega ED(1)(3), Kasanga CJ(3), Byarugaba DK(2), Mdegela RH(3), Tal S(4), Bornstein B(4), Dishon A(4), Mutoloki S(1), David L(5), Evensen Ø(1), Munang’andu HM(1).   Author information: Faculty of...

Johnsongrass mosaic virus Contributes to Maize Lethal Necrosis in East Africa

Authors: Stewart LR1, Willie K2, Wijeratne S3, Redinbaugh MG4, Massawe D5, Niblett CL6, Kiggundu A7, Asiimwe T8.   Author information Corn, Soybean, and Wheat Quality Research Unit, United States Department of Agriculture-Agricultural Research Service...

Incidence of Viruses Infecting Sweetpotato in Tanzania

Authors: Tairo F1, Kullaya A1, Valkonen JPT2.   Author information Mikocheni Agricultural Research Institute, P.O. Box 6226, Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania. Department of Plant Biology and Forest Genetics, Box 7080, SLU, SE-750 07 Uppsala, Sweden, and...

Fatal canine distemper infection in a pack of African wild dogs in the Serengeti ecosystem, Tanzania

Authors: Goller KV1, Fyumagwa RD, Nikolin V, East ML, Kilewo M, Speck S, Müller T, Matzke M, Wibbelt G.   Author information: Leibniz Institute for Zoo and Wildlife Research, Alfred-Kowalke-Str. 17, 10315 Berlin, Germany....

A novel rapid direct haemagglutination-inhibition assay for measurements of humoral immune response against non-haemagglutinating Fowlpox virus strains in vaccinated chickens

Authors: Wambura PN1, Mzula A1. Author information 1. Sokoine University of Agriculture, Collage of Veterinary and Medical Sciences, Department of Microbiology, Parasitology and Immunology, P.O. Box 3019, Morogoro, Tanzania. Abstract Fowlpox (FP) is a...

Existence of variant strains Fowlpox virus integrated with Reticuloendotheliosis virus in its genome in field isolates in Tanzania

Authors: Mzula A1, Masola SN, Kasanga CJ, Wambura PN. Author information 1. Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, Sokoine University of Agriculture, P.O. Box 3019, Morogoro, Tanzania, amzula@yahoo.com. Abstract Fowlpox virus (FPV) is one...

Why has canine rabies remained endemic in the Kilosa district of Tanzania? Lessons learnt and the way forward

Infect Dis Poverty. 2015 Nov 30;4:52. doi: 10.1186/s40249-015-0085-6 Authors: Kipanyula MJ1. Author information 1. Department of Veterinary Anatomy, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Sokoine University of Agriculture, P. O. Box 3016, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro, Tanzania....

A canine distemper virus epidemic in Serengeti lions (Panthera leo)

Nature. 1996 Feb 1;379(6564):441-5.   Authors: Roelke-Parker ME1, Munson L, Packer C, Kock R, Cleaveland S, Carpenter M, O’Brien SJ, Pospischil A, Hofmann-Lehmann R, Lutz H, Mwamengele GL, Mgasa MN, Machange GA, Summers BA,...

Antigenic and genetic characterization of a divergent African virus, Ikoma lyssavirus

J Gen Virol. 2014 May;95(Pt 5):1025-32. doi: 10.1099/vir.0.061952-0. Epub 2014 Feb 4.   Authors: Horton DL1, Banyard AC, Marston DA, Wise E, Selden D, Nunez A, Hicks D, Lembo T, Cleaveland S, Peel AJ,...

Infectious pancreatic necrosis virus isolated from farmed rainbow trout and tilapia in Kenya is identical to European isolates

J Fish Dis. 2018 May 28. doi: 10.1111/jfd.12807. [Epub ahead of print]   Authors: Mulei IR1,2, Nyaga PN2, Mbuthia PG2, Waruiru RM2, Njagi LW2, Mwihia EW2, Gamil AAA1, Evensen Ø1, Mutoloki S1. Author information...

First detection and isolation of infectious haematopoietic necrosis virus from farmed rainbow trout in Nyeri County, Kenya

J Fish Dis. 2019 Feb 26. doi: 10.1111/jfd.12979. [Epub ahead of print]   Authors: Mulei IR1,2, Nyaga PN2, Mbuthia PG2, Waruiru RM2, Xu C1, Evensen Ø1, Mutoloki S1. Author information 1. Faculty of Veterinary...

Detection of Tilapia Lake Virus in Egyptian fish farms experiencing high mortalities in 2015

J Fish Dis. 2017 Dec;40(12):1925-1928. doi: 10.1111/jfd.12650. Epub 2017 Jun 7.   Authors: Nicholson P1, Fathi MA2,3, Fischer A4, Mohan C5, Schieck E4, Mishra N6, Heinimann A7, Frey J1, Wieland B8, Jores J1,4. Author...

Serological evidence of inter-epizootic/inter-epidemic circulation of Rift Valley fever virus in domestic cattle in Kyela and Morogoro, Tanzania

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2018 Nov 12;12(11):e0006931. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0006931. eCollection 2018 Nov. Matiko MK1, Salekwa LP2, Kasanga CJ2, Kimera SI3, Evander M4, Nyangi WP2. Author information 1. Department of Veterinary Surgery and Theriogenology, College...

Rapid and simple detection of foot-and-mouth disease virus: Evaluation of a cartridge-based molecular detection system for use in basic laboratories

Transbound Emerg Dis. 2018 Apr;65(2):578-584. doi: 10.1111/tbed.12744. Epub 2017 Nov 9. Goller KV1, Dill V1, Madi M2, Martin P3, Van der Stede Y4, Vandenberge V4, Haas B1, Van Borm S4, Koenen F4, Kasanga CJ5,...

Detection of human parvovirus B19 in serum samples from children under 5 years of age with rash-fever illnesses in the Democratic Republic of the Congo

Int J Infect Dis. 2017 Dec;65:4-7. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2017.09.018. Epub 2017 Sep 22. Wawina TB1, Tshiani OM2, Ahuka SM3, Pukuta ES4, Aloni MN5, Kasanga CJ6, Muyembe JT3. Author information 1. KU Leuven, Department of Microbiology...

Direct detection and characterization of foot-and-mouth disease virus in East Africa using a field-ready real-time PCR platform

Transbound Emerg Dis. 2018 Feb;65(1):221-231. doi: 10.1111/tbed.12684. Epub 2017 Jul 30. Howson ELA1,2, Armson B1,2, Lyons NA1,3, Chepkwony E4, Kasanga CJ5, Kandusi S5, Ndusilo N5, Yamazaki W6, Gizaw D7, Cleaveland S2, Lembo T2, Rauh...

Development and evaluation of tailored specific real-time RT-PCR assays for detection of foot-and-mouth disease virus serotypes circulating in East Africa

J Virol Methods. 2016 Nov;237:114-120. doi: 10.1016/j.jviromet.2016.08.002. Epub 2016 Aug 27. Bachanek-Bankowska K1, Mero HR2, Wadsworth J3, Mioulet V3, Sallu R4, Belsham GJ5, Kasanga CJ2, Knowles NJ3, King DP3. Author information 1. The Pirbright...

Detection of Capripoxvirus DNA Using a Field-Ready Nucleic Acid Extraction and Real-Time PCR Platform

Transbound Emerg Dis. 2017 Jun;64(3):994-997. doi: 10.1111/tbed.12447. Epub 2015 Nov 25. Armson B1,2, Fowler VL1, Tuppurainen ESM1, Howson ELA1,2, Madi M1, Sallu R3, Kasanga CJ4, Pearson C1, Wood J5, Martin P5, Mioulet V1, King...

Serological Survey of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Virus in Buffaloes (Syncerus caffer) in Zambia

Vet Med Int. 2015;2015:264528. doi: 10.1155/2015/264528. Epub 2015 Aug 5. Sikombe TK1, Mweene AS2, Muma J2, Kasanga C3, Sinkala Y4, Banda F5, Mulumba M6, Fana EM7, Mundia C8, Simuunza M2. Author information 1. Department...

Partial genetic characterization of peste des petits ruminants virus from goats in northern and eastern Tanzania

Transbound Emerg Dis. 2014 Aug;61 Suppl 1:56-62. doi: 10.1111/tbed.12229. Kgotlele T1, Macha ES, Kasanga CJ, Kusiluka LJ, Karimuribo ED, Van Doorsselaere J, Wensman JJ, Munir M, Misinzo G. Author information 1 Department of Veterinary...

Investigation of foot-and-mouth disease outbreaks in the Mbala and Kazungula districts of Zambia

Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2014;81(2):E1-6. Banda F, Kasanga CJ, Sallu R, Sinkala Y, Sinkombe TW, Mulumba M, Rweyemamu MM, Wambura PN. Abstract Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is an acute, highly contagious viral infection of domestic...

Serosurveillance of foot-and-mouth disease virus in selected livestock-wildlife interface areas of Tanzania

Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2014 Apr 23;81(2):E1-4. doi: 10.4102/ojvr.v81i2.718. Mkama M1, Kasanga CJ, Sallu R, Ranga E, Yongolo M, Mulumba M, Rweyemamu M, Wambura P. Author information Abstract Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is caused by...

Foot and mouth disease in Zambia: spatial and temporal distributions of outbreaks, assessment of clusters and implications for control

Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2014 Apr 23;81(2):E1-6. doi: 10.4102/ojvr.v81i2.741. Sinkala Y1, Simuunza M, Muma JB, Pfeiffer DU, Kasanga CJ, Mweene A. Author information 1. Department of Disease Control, University of Zambia and Ministry of...

Epidemiological study of Rift Valley fever virus in Kigoma, Tanzania

Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2014 Apr 23;81(2):E1-5. doi: 10.4102/ojvr.v81i2.717. Kifaro EG1, Nkangaga J, Joshua G, Sallu R, Yongolo M, Dautu G, Kasanga CJ. Author information 1. Department of Microbiology and Parasitology, Sokoine University of...

Rapid, sensitive and effective diagnostic tools for foot-and-mouth disease virus in Africa

Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2014 Apr 23;81(2):E1-5. doi: 10.4102/ojvr.v81i2.727. Kasanga CJ1, Yamazaki W, Mioulet V, King DP, Mulumba M, Ranga E, Deve J, Mundia C, Chikungwa P, Joao L, Wambura PN, Rweyemamu MM. Author...

Molecular survey for foot-and-mouth disease virus in livestock in Tanzania, 2008-2013

Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2014 Apr 23;81(2):E1-6. doi: 10.4102/ojvr.v81i2.736. Sallu RS1, Kasanga CJ, Mathias M, Yongolo M, Mpelumbe-Ngeleja C, Mulumba M, Ranga E, Wambura P, Rweyemamu M, Knowles N, King D. Author information 1....

Spatial and temporal distribution of foot-and-mouth disease virus in the lake zone of Tanzania

Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2014 Apr 23;81(2):E1-4. doi: 10.4102/ojvr.v81i2.724. Genchwere JM1, Kasanga CJ. Author information 1. Tanzania Veterinary Laboratory Agency, Mwanza. jgenchwere@yahoo.com. Abstract This study was conducted to determine the spatiotemporal distribution of foot-and-mouth...

Molecular detection of Rift Valley fever virus in serum samples from selected areas of Tanzania

Trop Anim Health Prod. 2014 Apr;46(4):629-34. doi: 10.1007/s11250-014-0540-6. Epub 2014 Jan 24. Chengula AA1, Kasanga CJ, Mdegela RH, Sallu R, Yongolo M. Author information 1. Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary...

Molecular Characterization of Foot-and-Mouth Disease Viruses Collected in Tanzania Between 1967 and 2009

Transbound Emerg Dis. 2015 Oct;62(5):e19-29. doi: 10.1111/tbed.12200. Epub 2014 Jan 25. Kasanga CJ1, Wadsworth J2, Mpelumbe-Ngeleja CA3, Sallu R3, Kivaria F4, Wambura PN1, Yongolo MG3, Rweyemamu MM1, Knowles NJ2, King DP2. Author information 1....

Foot-and-mouth disease virus serotypes detected in Tanzania from 2003 to 2010: conjectured status and future prospects

Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2012 Jun 20;79(2):462. doi: 10.4102/ojvr.v79i2.462. Kasanga CJ1, Sallu R, Kivaria F, Mkama M, Masambu J, Yongolo M, Das S, Mpelumbe-Ngeleja C, Wambura PN, King DP, Rweyemamu MM. Author information 1....

Molecular epidemiology of infectious bursal disease virus in Zambia

J S Afr Vet Assoc. 2013 Oct 28;84(1):E1-4. doi: 10.4102/jsava.v84i1.908. Kasanga CJ1, Yamaguchi T, Munang’andu HM, Ohya K, Fukushi H. Author information 1. Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Tanzania...

African swine fever virus, Tanzania, 2010-2012

Emerg Infect Dis. 2012 Dec;18(12):2081-3. doi: 10.3201/eid1812.121083. Misinzo G, Kasanga CJ, Mpelumbe-Ngeleja C, Masambu J, Kitambi A, Van Doorsselaere J. To the Editor: African swine fever (ASF) is a highly contagious and deadly hemorrhagic...

Genomic sequence of an infectious bursal disease virus isolate from Zambia: classical attenuated segment B reassortment in nature with existing very virulent segment A

Arch Virol. 2013 Mar;158(3):685-9. doi: 10.1007/s00705-012-1531-4. Epub 2012 Nov 6. Kasanga CJ1, Yamaguchi T, Munang’andu HM, Ohya K, Fukushi H. Author information 1. Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, Molecular Biology and Biotechnology Section,...

Molecular characterization of infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV): diversity of very virulent IBDV in Tanzania

Arch Virol. 2007;152(4):783-90. Epub 2007 Jan 18. Kasanga CJ1, Yamaguchi T, Wambura PN, Maeda-Machang’u AD, Ohya K, Fukushi H. Author information 1. Department of Applied Veterinary Sciences, United Graduate School of Veterinary Sciences, Gifu...

Evidence of chikungunya virus infection among febrile patients seeking healthcare in selected districts of Tanzania

Infect Ecol Epidemiol. 2018 Dec 17;8(1):1553460. doi: 10.1080/20008686.2018.1553460. eCollection 2018. Kinimi E1, Shayo MJ1, Patrick BN1, Angwenyi SO1, Kasanga CJ1, Weyer J2, Jansen van Vuren P2, Paweska JT2,3, Mboera LEG3, Misinzo G1,3. Author information...

Spatial and temporal distribution of foot-and-mouth disease virus in the eastern zone of Tanzania

Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2014 Apr 23;81(2):738. doi: 10.4102/ojvr.v81i2.738. Joseph J, Kasanga CJ1, Yongolo M, Mpelumbe-Ngeleja C, Sallu R, Mkama M, Masambu J. Author information 1. Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Sokoine University of Agriculture....

Screening for foot-and-mouth disease virus in livestock-wildlife interface areas of Tanzania

Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2014 Apr 23;81(2):723. doi: 10.4102/ojvr.v81i2.723. Peter E, Kasanga CJ1, Sallu R, Mathias M, Yongolo M, Mulumba M, Ranga E, Wambura PN, Rweyemamu MM. Author information 1. Southern African Centre for...

Molecular biological characteristics of foot-and-mouth disease virus in the African buffalo in southern Africa

Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2014 Apr 23;81(2):728. doi: 10.4102/ojvr.v81i2.728. Kasanga CJ1, Dwarka R, Thobokwe G, Wadsworth J, Knowles NJ, Mulumba M, Ranga E, Deve J, Mundia C, Chikungwa P, Joao L, Sallu R, Yongolo...

Full genome sequencing to study the evolutionary characteristics of foot-and-mouth disease virus in southern Africa

Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2014 Apr 23;81(2):729. doi: 10.4102/ojvr.v81i2.729. Kasanga CJ1, Valdazo-González B, Dwarka R, Wadsworth J, Knowles NJ, Wambura PN, Rweyemamu MM, Mulumba M, Deve J, King DP. Author information 1. Southern African...

The changing landscape of the molecular epidemiology of foot-and-mouth disease virus in southern Africa north of Limpopo and east Africa

Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2014 Apr 23;81(2):730. doi: 10.4102/ojvr.v81i2.730. Kasanga CJ1. Author information 1. Southern African Centre for Infectious Disease Surveillance, Sokoine University of Agriculture. christopher.kasanga@sacids.org. Abstract Foot-and-mouth disease (FMD) is endemic in most...

Comparative phylogeography of Aedes mosquitoes and the role of past climatic change for evolution within Africa

Ecol Evol. 2018 Feb 16;8(5):3019-3036. doi: 10.1002/ece3.3668. eCollection 2018 Mar. Bennett KL1, Kaddumukasa M2,3, Shija F1,4, Djouaka R5, Misinzo G5, Lutwama J2, Linton YM6,7,8,9, Walton C1. Author information 1. Faculty of Life Sciences Computational...

Molecular characterization of African swine fever virus from domestic pigs in northern Tanzania during an outbreak in 2013

Trop Anim Health Prod. 2014 Oct;46(7):1199-207. doi: 10.1007/s11250-014-0628-z. Epub 2014 Jul 5. Misinzo G1, Kwavi DE, Sikombe CD, Makange M, Peter E, Muhairwa AP, Madege MJ. Author information 1. Department of Veterinary Microbiology and...

The Risk of Dengue Virus Transmission in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania during an Epidemic Period of 2014

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2016 Jan 26;10(1):e0004313. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0004313. eCollection 2016 Jan. Mboera LE1, Mweya CN1, Rumisha SF1, Tungu PK1, Stanley G1, Makange MR2, Misinzo G2, De Nardo P3, Vairo F3, Oriyo NM1. Author...

Epidemiological investigation into the introduction and factors for spread of Peste des Petits Ruminants, southern Tanzania

Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2012 Jun 20;79(2):457. doi: 10.4102/ojvr.v79i2.457. Muse EA1, Karimuribo ED, Gitao GC, Misinzo G, Mellau LS, Msoffe PL, Swai ES, Albano MO. Author information 1. Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology,...

Diagnosis and genotyping of African swine fever viruses from 2015 outbreaks in Zambia

Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2016 Apr 29;83(1):a1095. doi: 10.4102/ojvr.v83i1.1095. Thoromo J, Simulundu E1, Chambaro HM, Mataa L, Lubaba CH, Pandey GS, Takada A, Misinzo G, Mweene AS. Author information 1. Department of Disease Control,...

Mosquito-borne viruses circulating in Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo

Int J Infect Dis. 2017 Apr;57:32-37. doi: 10.1016/j.ijid.2017.01.016. Epub 2017 Jan 30. Mbanzulu KM1, Wumba R2, Mukendi JK3, Zanga JK3, Shija F4, Bobanga TL2, Aloni MN5, Misinzo G4. Author information 1. Department of Tropical...

History and current status of peste des petits ruminants virus in Tanzania

Infect Ecol Epidemiol. 2016 Oct 20;6:32701. doi: 10.3402/iee.v6.32701. eCollection 2016. Torsson E1,2, Kgotlele T2,3, Berg M1, Mtui-Malamsha N4, Swai ES4, Wensman JJ2,5, Misinzo G6. Author information 1. Department of Biomedical Sciences and Veterinary Public...

Molecular epidemiological investigations of plague in Eastern Province of Zambia

BMC Microbiol. 2018 Jan 4;18(1):2. doi: 10.1186/s12866-017-1146-8. Nyirenda SS1,2, Hang Ombe BM3, Simulundu E4, Mulenga E3, Moonga L3, Machang U RS5, Misinzo G5, Kilonzo BS6. Author information 1. Central Veterinary Research Institute, P.O. BOX...

Climate Change Influences Potential Distribution of Infected Aedes aegypti Co-Occurrence with Dengue Epidemics Risk Areas in Tanzania

PLoS One. 2016 Sep 28;11(9):e0162649. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0162649. eCollection 2016. Mweya CN1,2, Kimera SI3, Stanley G4, Misinzo G2, Mboera LE4. Author information 1. National Institute for Medical Research, Tukuyu, Tanzania. 2. Department of Veterinary Microbiology...

Historical environmental change in Africa drives divergence and admixture of Aedes aegypti mosquitoes: a precursor to successful worldwide colonization?

Mol Ecol. 2016 Sep;25(17):4337-54. doi: 10.1111/mec.13762. Epub 2016 Aug 10. Bennett KL1, Shija F1,2, Linton YM3,4,5,6, Misinzo G2, Kaddumukasa M7, Djouaka R8, Anyaele O9, Harris A10, Irish S11, Hlaing T12, Prakash A13, Lutwama J7,...

Safety and immunogenicity of Rift Valley fever MP-12 and arMP-12ΔNSm21/384 vaccine candidates in goats (Capra aegagrus hircus) from Tanzania

Onderstepoort J Vet Res. 2019 Jan 31;86(1):e1-e8. doi: 10.4102/ojvr.v86i1.1683. Nyundo S1, Adamson E, Rowland J, Palermo PM, Matiko M, Bettinger GE, Wambura P, Morrill JC, Watts DM. Author information 1. Department of Microbiology, Parasitology...

Putative protective antibody response following oral vaccination of multi-age free ranging helmeted guinea fowls (Numida meleagris) with Newcastle disease virus strain I-2 coated on oiled rice

Trop Anim Health Prod. 2011 Jan;43(1):99-102. doi: 10.1007/s11250-010-9659-2. Epub 2010 Sep 29. Wambura PN1, Kataga S. Author information 1. Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, Sokoine University of Agriculture, P.O. Box 3019, Chuo Kikuu,...

Formulation of novel nano-encapsulated Newcastle disease vaccine tablets for vaccination of village chickens

Trop Anim Health Prod. 2011 Jan;43(1):165-9. doi: 10.1007/s11250-010-9669-0. Epub 2010 Aug 4. Wambura PN1. Author information 1 Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, Sokoine University of Agriculture, P.O. Box 3019, Chuo Kikuu, Morogoro, Tanzania....

Survival of avirulent thermostable Newcastle disease virus (strain I-2) in raw, baked, oiled, and cooked white rice at ambient temperatures

J Vet Sci. 2007 Sep;8(3):303-5. Wambura PN1, Meers J, Spradbrow P. Author information 1. Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, Sokoine University of Agriculture, Morogoro, Tanzania. phil_wambura@yahoo.com Abstract Raw white...

Protective immune response of chickens to oral vaccination with thermostable live Fowlpox virus vaccine (strain TPV-1) coated on oiled rice

Trop Anim Health Prod. 2010 Mar;42(3):451-6. doi: 10.1007/s11250-009-9442-4. Epub 2009 Aug 28. Wambura PN1, Godfrey SK. Author information 1. Department of Veterinary Microbiology and Parasitology, Sokoine University of Agriculture, PO Box 3019, Chuo Kikuu,...

Elucidating the phylodynamics of endemic rabies virus in eastern Africa using whole-genome sequencing

Virus Evol. 2015 Sep 10;1(1):vev011. eCollection 2015. Brunker K1, Marston DA2, Horton DL3, Cleaveland S4, Fooks AR2, Kazwala R5, Ngeleja C6, Lembo T4, Sambo M7, Mtema ZJ7, Sikana L7, Wilkie G8, Biek R4, Hampson...

The economic impact of malignant catarrhal fever on pastoralist livelihoods.

PLoS One. 2015 Jan 28;10(1):e0116059. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0116059. eCollection 2015. Lankester F1, Lugelo A2, Kazwala R2, Keyyu J3, Cleaveland S4, Yoder J5. Author information 1. Paul G. Allen School for Global Animal Health, Washington State...

Alcelaphine Herpesvirus-1 (Malignant Catarrhal Fever Virus) in Wildebeest Placenta: Genetic Variation of ORF50 and A9.5 Alleles

PLoS One. 2015 May 13;10(5):e0124121. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0124121. eCollection 2015. Lankester F1, Lugelo A2, Mnyambwa N3, Ndabigaye A4, Keyyu J5, Kazwala R2, Grant DM6, Relf V6, Haig DM7, Cleaveland S8, Russell GC6. Author information 1....

The efficacy of alcelaphine herpesvirus-1 (AlHV-1) immunization with the adjuvants Emulsigen® and the monomeric TLR5 ligand FliC in zebu cattle against AlHV-1 malignant catarrhal fever induced by experimental virus challenge

Vet Microbiol. 2016 Nov 15;195:144-153. doi: 10.1016/j.vetmic.2016.09.019. Epub 2016 Sep 23. Lankester F1, Lugelo A2, Werling D3, Mnyambwa N4, Keyyu J5, Kazwala R2, Grant D6, Smith S7, Parameswaran N7, Cleaveland S8, Russell G6, Haig...

Toward Elimination of Dog-Mediated Human Rabies: Experiences from Implementing a Large-scale Demonstration Project in Southern Tanzania

Front Vet Sci. 2017 Mar 6;4:21. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2017.00021. eCollection 2017. Mpolya EA1, Lembo T2, Lushasi K3, Mancy R2, Mbunda EM4, Makungu S4, Maziku M4, Sikana L5, Jaswant G6, Townsend S2, Meslin FX7, Abela-Ridder B8,...

Comparing Methods of Assessing Dog Rabies Vaccination Coverage in Rural and Urban Communities in Tanzania

Front Vet Sci. 2017 Mar 14;4:33. doi: 10.3389/fvets.2017.00033. eCollection 2017. Sambo M1, Johnson PC2, Hotopp K2, Changalucha J1, Cleaveland S2, Kazwala R3, Lembo T2, Lugelo A3, Lushasi K4, Maziku M5, Mbunda E5, Mtema Z4,...

Waves of endemic foot-and-mouth disease in eastern Africa suggest feasibility of proactive vaccination approaches

Nat Ecol Evol. 2018 Sep;2(9):1449-1457. doi: 10.1038/s41559-018-0636-x. Epub 2018 Aug 6. Casey-Bryars M1,2,3, Reeve R1, Bastola U4, Knowles NJ3, Auty H5, Bachanek-Bankowska K3, Fowler VL3, Fyumagwa R6, Kazwala R7, Kibona T7,8, King A9, King...

Mobile Phones As Surveillance Tools: Implementing and Evaluating a Large-Scale Intersectoral Surveillance System for Rabies in Tanzania

PLoS Med. 2016 Apr 12;13(4):e1002002. doi: 10.1371/journal.pmed.1002002. eCollection 2016 Apr. Mtema Z1,2,3, Changalucha J1, Cleaveland S2, Elias M4, Ferguson HM1,2, Halliday JE2, Haydon DT2, Jaswant G5, Kazwala R5, Killeen GF1,6, Lembo T2, Lushasi K1,2,...

The feasibility of canine rabies elimination in Africa: dispelling doubts with data

PLoS Negl Trop Dis. 2010 Feb 23;4(2):e626. doi: 10.1371/journal.pntd.0000626. Lembo T1, Hampson K, Kaare MT, Ernest E, Knobel D, Kazwala RR, Haydon DT, Cleaveland S. Author information 1. Boyd Orr Centre for Population and...

Domestic dog demographic structure and dynamics relevant to rabies control planning in urban areas in Africa: the case of Iringa, Tanzania

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