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Current Levels of Heavy Metal Pollution in Africa
(Journal of veterinary medicine, 2010-05-18)
ABSTRACT. Studies of environmental pollution in Africa indicate that toxic metal pollution has reached unprecedented levels over the past decade. Human exposure to toxic metals has become a major health risk on the continent ...
The Nexus between Bovine Tuberculosis and Fasciolosis Infections in Cattle of the Kafue Basin Ecosystem in Zambia: Implications on Abattoir Surveillance
(Hindawi Publishing Corporation, 2012-10-10)
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. ...
Anthelmintic efficacy in captive wild impala antelope (Aepyceros melampus) in Lusaka, Zambia
There has been an increase in the number of wild ungulates kept in captivity for ecotourism and conservation in Zambia and these animals are susceptible to a number of diseases including gastrointestinal helminth infections. ...
The epidemiology of canine Babesia infections in Zambia
This study of 1196 dogs over a period of 18 months determined the seasonal infection patterns of canine babesiosis in Lusaka, the capital city of Zambia. The work also describes a retrospective study of the prevalence ...
Use of bait containing triclabendazole against Fasciola gigantica in a herd of captive wild impala (Aepyceros melampus)
(Cambridge University Press, 2016-05-26)
Although the efficacy of triclabendazole treatment against Fasciola gigantica has been shown before in cattle and buffaloes, there appears to be no published report on the efficacy of triclabendazole in impala or other ...
Lead intoxicated children in Kabwe, Zambia
Kabwe is a lead contaminated mining town in Zambia. Kabwe has extensive lead contaminated soil and children in Kabwe ingest and inhale high quantities of this toxic dust. The aim of this paper is to analyze the health ...
Accumulation of Metals in the Liver and Kidneys of Cattle from Agricultural Areas in Lusaka, Zambia
(Journal of veterinary medicine, 2012-05-11)
ABSTRACT. Intensive agricultural practices are recognized as significant sources of metal pollution in soils and pasture. This study investigated metal contamination in cattle offal from an agricultural area in Zambia, ...
Indices of health;clinical haematology and body weights of free-range Guinea Fowl (Numida Meleagris) from Southern Province Zambia
(Asian network for scientific information, 2010)
Environmental learning for coping with drought among small scale farmers of Luangwa district,Zambia
(The University of Zambia, 2017)
Luangwa District in Zambia’s Lusaka province lies within a marginal area that is prone to both drought and floods in the rainy season (Luangwa District Council, 2007). Despite small scale farmers of Luangwa District ...
Genetic analysis of resistance to cercospora arachidicola hori ingroundnut (arachis hypogaea l.) using simple sequence repeat markers
(Journal of Social Research & Policy, 2017)