Sokoine University of Agriculture

Department of Veterinary Medicine and Public Health

Department of Veterinary Medicine and Public Health

Recent Submissions

  • Mtema, Z.; Changalucha, J.; Cleaveland, S.; Elias, M.; Ferguson, M. H.; Halliday, J. E. B.; Haydon, D.T.; Jaswant, G.; Kazwala, R. R.; Killeen, G. F.; Lembo, T; Lushasi, K.; Malishee, A. D.; Mancy, R.; Maziku, M.; Mbunda, E. M.; Mchau, G. J. M.; Murray-Smith, R.; Rysava, K.; Said, K.; Sambo, M.; Shayo, E.; Sikana, L.; Townsend, S. E.; Urassa, H.; Hampson, K. (PLOS Medicine, 2016-04-12)
    Surveillance is critical to manage preventative health services and control infectious diseases. Integrated surveillance involving public health, veterinary, and environmental sectors is urgently needed to effectively ...
  • Roug, A.; Muse, E. A.; Smith, W. A; Mazet, J. A. K.; Kazwala, R. R.; Harvey, D.; Paul, G.; Meing’ataki, G. O.; Banga, P.; Clifford, D. L. (African Journal of Ecology, 2016)
    The number of African buffaloes (Syncerus caffer Sparrman, 1779) inhabiting Ruaha National Park, Tanzania, is thought to be declining, but little data exist to determine whether the population is actually in decline. As ...
  • Makondo, Z. E.; Kazwala, R. R.; Mwakapuja, R. S.; Malakalinga, J.; Moser, I.; Tanner, M. (Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology, 2014)
    A study on nontuberculous mycobacteria (NTM) was carried out in wildlife-livestock interface of Katavi Rukwa ecosystem (KRE). 328 livestock tissues and 178 wild animals were cultured, wild animals were sampled opportunistically ...
  • Mfinanga, S. G. M.; Warren, R. M.; Kazwala, R. R.; Kahwa, A.; Kazimoto, T.; Kimaro, G.; Mfaume, S.; Chonde, T.; Ngadaya, E.; Egwaga, S.; Streicher, E. M.; Van Pittius, G. N. C.; Morkve, O.; Cleaveland, S. (Tanzania Journal of Health Research, 2014-04-02)
    Information on the different spoligotype families of Mycobacterium tuberculosis in Tanzania is limited, and where available, restricted to small geographical areas. This article describes the genetic profile of M. tuberculosis ...
  • Brunker, K.; Marston, D. A.; Horton, D. L.; Cleaveland, S.; Fooks, A. R.; Kazwala, R. R.; Ngeleja, C.; Lembo, T.; Sambo, M; Mtema, Z. J.; Sikana, L.; Wilkie, G.; Biek, R.; Hampson, K. (Virus Evolution, 2015)
    Many of the pathogens perceived to pose the greatest risk to humans are viral zoonoses, responsible for a range of emerging and endemic infectious diseases. Phylogeography is a useful tool to understand the processes that ...

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