A review on trypanocidal drug resistance in Ethiopia
Trypanosomosis is a major constraint to livestock production in sub Saharan Africa. The distribution of the disease is influenced by the existence of tsetse and biting flies. Tsetse transmitted trypanosomosis is encountered in many part of Ethiopia. Trypanocidal drugs remain the principal method of animal trypanosomosis control in the country. However, there is growing concern that their future effectiveness may be...
A study on correlation of malaria infection with A, B, O, RH blood group system
The aim of this study was to find correlation of malaria infection with A, B, O and Rh blood grouping. A total of 200 blood samples were collected from suspected malaria cases out of which 40 samples were positive and 160 samples were negative for malaria. ABO and Rh blood grouping was done using Eryscreen®. Maximum numbers of malaria positive were seen in blood group ‘O’ positive followed by...
Prevelance of bovine fasciolosis in and around Bahir Dar, North West Ethiopia
A cross sectional study was conducted from November, 2013 to April, 2014 to determine the prevalence and associated risk factors of bovine fasciolosis in and around Bahir Dar. A total of 384 fecal samples were examined by sedimentation and 124 (32.3%) were found positive for bovine fasciolosis. Risk factors such as site, sex, age, body condition score and breed were taken into consideration. Prevalence differed...