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: May 2013; 5(5)

May 2013

Mixed infection of Trichophyton species in a Nigerian part Arab horse with dermatophytosis

A five-year-old Nigerian part Arab horse kept in the University of Nigeria, Nsukka demonstration farm was observed to have non-exudative, scaly circumscribed lesions on its body. Two dermatophytic fungi, Trichophyton mentagrophytes and Trichophyton verrucosum, were isolated from its hair plucking and skin scrapings. This report describes the trend in the diagnosis and differentiation of the two species of...

Author(s): Anyanwu Madubuike Umunna, Onoja Remigius Ibe and Noel-Uneke Onyinye Ada

May 2013

An incidence of cystic endometrial hyperplaisia - pyometra complex in a Nigerian local breed bitch treated with medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) as a contraceptive

A four year-old Nigerian local breed bitch was presented to the Small Animal Unit of the Ahmadu Bello University Veterinary Teaching Hospital (ABUVTH) Zaria, with distended abdomen despite decreased appetite and persistent vaginal discharge, pale mucus membrane, fever and vomiting, after medroxyprogesterone acetate (MPA) treatment. Heamatological examination revealed anemia, neutrophilia, hypoproteinemia and increased...

Author(s): Makchit Galadima, David Ogwu, Albert B. Ogunkoya and Zoaka .A. Hassan

May 2013

Identification and characterization of Salmonella species in whole egg purchased from local markets in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

Currently, salmonellosis is one of the major food borne pathogen both in developing and developed countries. Humans encountered this problem by consuming raw or undercooked food especially of poultry and egg products. The objective of the study was to identify and characterize Salmonella species in trans-ovarian contaminated eggs purchased from local markets in Addis Ababa. The study was conducted by...

Author(s): Zinabu Bayu, Biruhtesfa Asrade, Nigatu Kebede, Zufan Sisay and Yehualashet Bayu

May 2013

Prevalence and seasonal incidence of bovine trypanosomosis in Birbir valley, Baro Akobo River system, Western Ethiopia

The study was conducted in Birbir valley of Oromia Regional State, Western Ethiopia from November 2009 to July 2010 to determine the prevalence and seasonal incidence of bovine trypanosomosis. Blood samples from 2219 randomly selected cattle of both sex and different age groups were collected and examined with conventional hematological and parasitological techniques. Out of the total examined animals, 195 (8.78%)...

Author(s): Mulugeta Desta Rundassa, Sissay Menkir and Ameha Kebede

May 2013

Do probiotics affect the behavior of turkey poults?

With the concept that measuring behavior is often the first step to take when studying how the brain operates, this study was conducted to investigate the effect of probiotic on turkey poult's behavior which will confirm the new concept that gut microbes can influence the brain. Ecobiol® probiotic, spores of Bacillus amyloliquefaciens and a carrier as serum of milk with a minimum guaranteed...

Author(s): Naglaa, M. Abdel- Azeem