The Prevalence and Economic Significance of Bovine Fasciolosis at Jimma, Abattoir, Ethiopia

Tolossa, Tadele; Tigre, Worku
November 2007
Internet Journal of Veterinary Medicine;2007, Vol. 3 Issue 2, p2
Academic Journal
No abstract available.


Related Articles

  • Bovine fasciolosis: coprological, abattoir survey and its economic impact due to liver condemnation at Soddo municipal abattoir, Southern Ethiopia. Fufa Abunna; Loma Asfaw; Bekele Megersa; Alemayehu Regassa // Tropical Animal Health & Production;Feb2010, Vol. 42 Issue 2, p289 

    Abstract  A study was carried out to determine the prevalence and the species of liver flukes in indigenous adult cattle, to compare the diagnostic efficiency of fecal and post mortem examination and to assess the economic significance of bovine fasciolosis due to liver condemnation in the...

  • PREVALENCE OF BOVINE FASCIOLOSIS AT THE IBADAN MUNICIPAL ABATTOIR, NIGERIA. Oladele-Bukola, M. O.; Odetokun, I. A. // African Journal of Food, Agriculture, Nutrition & Development;Jul2014, Vol. 14 Issue 4, p9055 

    Food animals are important sources of high quality protein and revenue to man, and can also serve as vehicles for disease transmission. Apart from economic losses, diseased organs in slaughtered cattle can also be sources of epidemiologic and zoonotic threats to man if not detected and...

  • Jima.  // Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition;Feb2013, p1 

    Jima: see Jimma, Ethiopia.

  • Jima.  // Columbia Electronic Encyclopedia, 6th Edition;Q1 2017, p1 

    Jima: see Jimma, Ethiopia.

  • Out of Africa. Brunekreef, B. // Occupational & Environmental Medicine;Jun2005, Vol. 62 Issue 6, p351 

    Assesses a study on the health effect of the proximity of a residence in a road with high traffic density in Jimma, Ethiopia. Median traffic density in Jimma during daytime; Description of Jimma; Factors that increase the effect of air pollution on the health of the residence of Jimma;...

  • Sero-prevalence of bovine brucellosis and its risk factors in Jimma zone of Oromia Region, South-western Ethiopia. Nuraddis Ibrahim; Kelay Belihu; Fikre Lobago; Merga Bekana // Tropical Animal Health & Production;Jan2010, Vol. 42 Issue 1, p35 

    Abstract  A cross sectional sero-prevalence study was conducted on 1,595 cattle in Jimma zone, Ethiopia to investigate the status of bovine brucellosis and identify potential risk factors. Sera samples were analyzed using Rose Bengal Plate Test (RBPT) and Complement Fixation Test (CFT)....

  • The Nexus between Bovine Tuberculosis and Fasciolosis Infections in Cattle of the Kafue Basin Ecosystem in Zambia: Implications on Abattoir Surveillance. Munyeme, Musso; Munang'andu, Hetron Mweemba; Nambota, Andrew; Muma, John Bwalya; Phiri, Andrew Malata; Nalubamba, King Shimumbo // Veterinary Medicine International;2012, p1 

    Bovine tuberculosis (bTB) and fasciolosis are important but neglected diseases that result in chronic infections in cattle. However, in Zambia, these diseases are mainly diagnosed at abattoirs during routine meat inspection. Albeit the coinfection status, these diseases have been reported as...

  • PREVALENCE OF BOVINE FASCIOLOSIS IN MAJOR ABATTIORS OF ADAMAWA STATE, NIGERIA. Ardo, M. B.; Aliyara, Y. H.; Lawal, H. // Bayero Journal of Pure & Applied Sciences;Jun2013, Vol. 6 Issue 1, p12 

    Cross sectional epidemiologic studies of bovine Fasciolosis was conducted in some selected abattoirs of Adamawa state (Yola, Mubi and Numan) using postmortem examination from liver of slaughtered animals.A total of 3,015 slaughtered cattled were examined at post mortem and 657 (21.8%) liver...

  • Bovine tuberculosis: prevalence and diagnostic efficacy of routine meat inspection procedure in Woldiya municipality abattoir north Wollo zone, Ethiopia. Aylate, Alemu; Shah, Shahid; Aleme, Haileluel; Gizaw, Tarkegn // Tropical Animal Health & Production;Mar2013, Vol. 45 Issue 3, p855 

    Bovine tuberculosis (BTB) is a widespread and endemic disease of cattle in Ethiopia posing a significant threat to public health. Regular surveillance by skin test, bacteriology, and molecular methods is not feasible due to lack of resources. Thus, routine abattoir (RA) inspection will continue...

  • Prevalence and Direct Economic Losses from Bovine Tuberculosis in Makurdi, Nigeria. Ejeh, E. F.; Raji, M. A.; Bello, M.; Lawan, F. A.; Francis, M. I.; Kudi, A. C.; Cadmus, S. I. B. // Veterinary Medicine International;2014, p1 

    A retrospective study was conducted to investigate the prevalence of bovine tuberculosis and direct economic losses (DEL) from tuberculosis in cattle slaughtered in Makurdi abattoirs from 2008 to 2012, using abattoir records obtained from the Ministry of Agriculture and Natural Resources. Out of...


Read the Article


Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics