Biomedical Sciences

Dissertations resulting in a publication

Some recent dissertations which have resulted in publication.

The names of International Animal Health students are in highlighted in bold.

Hard ticks (Acari: Ixodidae) and tick-borne diseases of sheep and goats in Africa: A review. Onyiche TE, MacLeod ET. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2023 Jul 31;14(6)

Effect of Deltamethrin Aerial Spraying in Controlling African Animal Trypanosomosis in Cattle in the Sesheke and Shang'ombo Districts of Western, Zambia. Mukumbwali M, Nyirenda S.S, Chilongo K., Mubanga J., MacLeod E, Welburn S. Journal of Zoonotic Diseases. 2023 Jun 7(2):283-291

Molecular survey for tick-borne pathogens and associated risk factors in sheep and goats in Kano Metropolis, Nigeria. Onyiche TE, Mofokeng LS, Thekisoe O, MacLeod ET. Vet Parasitol Reg Stud Reports. 2022 Aug;33:100753.

Bite Injuries among Vaccination Staff Participating in a Mass Canine Rabies Vaccination Campaign, Haiti 2016-2017. Kirkhope RT, Gibson AD, Augustin PD, Crowdis K, Fénelon N, MacLeod ET, Vigilato MAN, Pieracci EG, Wallace RM. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2021 Sep 7;105(6):1582-1589.

A serological survey of brucellosis in wildlife in four major National Parks of Uganda. Aruho R, MacLeod ET, Manirakiza L, Rwego IB. BMC Vet Res. 2021 Mar 1;17(1):95.

A socio-economic study of Fasciola infections in cattle and sheep at the Etoudi slaughterhouse, Yaoundé, Cameroon. Takang EE, LeBreton M, Ayuk CE, MacLeod ET. J Helminthol. 2019 Oct 4;94:e92.

Prevalence of hemoprotozoan parasites in small ruminants along a human-livestock-wildlife interface in western Uganda. Kasozi KI, Namayanja M, Gaithuma AK, Mahero M, Matovu E, Yamagishi J, Sugimoto C, MacLeod E. Vet Parasitol Reg Stud Reports. 2019 Aug;17:100309

Detection of circulating antigens for Taenia spp. in pigs slaughtered for consumption in Nairobi and surroundings, Kenya. Akoko JM, MacLeod E, Thomas LF, Alarcon P, Kang'ethe E, Kivali V, Muloi D, Muinde P, Murungi MK, Gachoya JM, Fèvre EM. Parasite Epidemiol Control. 2019 Feb 7;4:e0009

 Trypanosomiasis challenge estimation using the diminazene aceturate (Berenil) index in Zebu in Gabon. Cossic BGA, Adjahoutonon B, Gloaguen P, Dibanganga GL, Maganga G, Leroy P, MacLeod ET, Picozzi K. Trop Anim Health Prod. 2017 Mar;49(3):619-624

Engaging veterinarians and farmers in eradicating bovine viral diarrhoea: a systematic review of economic impact. Yarnall MJ, Thrusfield MV. Vet Rec. 2017 Sep 30;181(13):347.

 Characterising and comparing animal-health services in the Rift Valley, Kenya: an exploratory analysis (part I). Higham LE, Ongeri W, Asena K, Thrusfield MV. Trop Anim Health Prod. 2016 Dec;48(8):1621-1632.

 Characterising and comparing drug-dispensing practices at animal health outlets in the Rift Valley, Kenya: an exploratory analysis (part II). Higham LE, Ongeri W, Asena K, Thrusfield MV. Trop Anim Health Prod. 2016 Dec;48(8):1633-1643.

 A field survey for the seroprevalence of Theileria equi and Babesia caballi in donkeys from Nuu Division, Kenya. Oduori DO, Onyango SC, Kimari JN, MacLeod ET. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2015 Jul;6(5):683-8.

 Contribution of draft cattle to rural livelihoods in a district of southeastern Uganda endemic for bovine parasitic diseases: an economic evaluation. Okello WO, Muhanguzi D, MacLeod ET, Welburn SC, Waiswa C, Shaw AP. Parasit Vectors. 2015 Nov 5;8:571.

 Bovine trypanosome species prevalence and farmers' trypanosomiasis control methods in south-western Uganda. Alingu RA, Muhanguzi D, MacLeod E, Waiswa C, Fyfe J. J S Afr Vet Assoc. 2014 Oct 28;85(1):1094.

 Seroprevalence of Leptospira hardjo in cattle and African buffalos in southwestern Uganda. Atherstone C, Picozzi K, Kalema-Zikusoka G. Am J Trop Med Hyg. 2014 Feb;90(2):288-90.

 Investigating a hyper-endemic focus of Taenia solium in northern Lao PDR. Okello A, Ash A, Keokhamphet C, Hobbs E, Khamlome B, Dorny P, Thomas L, Allen J. Parasit Vectors. 2014 Mar 28;7:134.

 Spatio-temporal epidemiology of highly pathogenic avian influenza (subtype H5N1) in poultry in eastern India. Dhingra MS, Dissanayake R, Negi AB, Oberoi M, Castellan D, Thrusfield M, Linard C, Gilbert M. Spat Spatiotemporal Epidemiol. 2014 Oct;11:45-57.

 First detection of Borrelia burgdorferi-antibodies in free-living birds of prey from Eastern Westphalia, Germany. Büker M, Picozzi K, Kolb S, Hatt JM. Schweiz Arch Tierheilkd. 2013 Jul;155(7):411-6.

 Brucellosis seroprevalence in livestock in Uganda from 1998 to 2008: a retrospective study. Mwebe R, Nakavuma J, Moriyón I. Trop Anim Health Prod. 2011 Mar;43(3):603-8

Molecular Characterization of Anaplasma and Ehrlichia Species in Different Cattle Breeds and Age Groups in Mbarara District (Western Uganda).  Muhanguzi D, Ikwap K, Picozzi K, Waiswa C. International Journal of Animal and Veterinary Advances, 2010 2(3):76-88