John Bwalya Muma

Summary

Publications

  1. doi request reprint Brucellosis among smallholder cattle farmers in Zambia: public health significance
    John Bwalya Muma
    Department of Disease Control, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, P O Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trop Anim Health Prod 44:915-20. 2012
  2. pmc Cattle owners' awareness of bovine tuberculosis in high and low prevalence settings of the wildlife-livestock interface areas in Zambia
    Musso Munyeme
    Department of Disease Control, The University of Zambia, School of Veterinary Medicine, PO Box 32379 Lusaka, Zambia
    BMC Vet Res 6:21. 2010
  3. pmc Failure to detect tuberculosis in Black lechwe antelopes (Kobus leche smithemani) in Zambia
    Musso Munyeme
    Department of Disease Control, The University of Zambia, School of Veterinary Medicine, P, O, Box 32379 Lusaka, Zambia
    BMC Res Notes 4:233. 2011
  4. pmc Investigating effects of parasite infection on body condition of the Kafue lechwe (Kobus leche kafuensis) in the Kafue basin
    Musso Munyeme
    Norwegian School of Veterinary Sciences, Department of Basic Sciences and Aquatic Medicine, Section of Aquatic Medicine and Nutrition, Ullevålsveien 72, P, O, Box 8146 Dept, NO 0033 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Res Notes 3:346. 2010
  5. pmc Characterization of some Brucella species from Zimbabwe by biochemical profiling and AMOS-PCR
    Gift Matope
    Department of Paraclinical Veterinary Studies, University of Zimbabwe, PO Box MP 167, Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe
    BMC Res Notes 2:261. 2009
  6. doi request reprint Brucella seroprevalence of the Kafue lechwe (Kobus leche kafuensis) and Black lechwe (Kobus leche smithemani): exposure associated to contact with cattle
    J B Muma
    Department of Disease Control, University of Zambia, School of Veterinary Medicine, P O Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
    Prev Vet Med 100:256-60. 2011
  7. doi request reprint Mortality and commercial off-take rates in adult traditional cattle of Zambia
    J B Muma
    Department of Disease Control, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trop Anim Health Prod 41:783-9. 2009
  8. ncbi request reprint Serosurvey of Brucella spp. infection in the Kafue lechwe (Kobus leche kafuensis) of the Kafue flats in Zambia
    John Bwalya Muma
    Department of Disease Control, University of Zambia, School of Veterinary Medicine, P O Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
    J Wildl Dis 46:1063-9. 2010
  9. doi request reprint Effectiveness of Rose Bengal test and fluorescence polarization assay in the diagnosis of Brucella spp. infections in free range cattle reared in endemic areas in Zambia
    J B Muma
    Department of Disease Control, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trop Anim Health Prod 41:723-9. 2009
  10. doi request reprint A comparative study of the seroprevalence of brucellosis in commercial and small-scale mixed dairy-beef cattle enterprises of Lusaka province and Chibombo district, Zambia
    Henry M Chimana
    Department of Disease Control, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, P O Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trop Anim Health Prod 42:1541-5. 2010

Collaborators

Detail Information

Publications14

  1. doi request reprint Brucellosis among smallholder cattle farmers in Zambia: public health significance
    John Bwalya Muma
    Department of Disease Control, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, P O Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trop Anim Health Prod 44:915-20. 2012
    ..Human exposure to Brucella through milk from smallholder farmers could result through milk traded on the informal market since that milk is not processed and there no quality and safety controls...
  2. pmc Cattle owners' awareness of bovine tuberculosis in high and low prevalence settings of the wildlife-livestock interface areas in Zambia
    Musso Munyeme
    Department of Disease Control, The University of Zambia, School of Veterinary Medicine, PO Box 32379 Lusaka, Zambia
    BMC Vet Res 6:21. 2010
    ....
  3. pmc Failure to detect tuberculosis in Black lechwe antelopes (Kobus leche smithemani) in Zambia
    Musso Munyeme
    Department of Disease Control, The University of Zambia, School of Veterinary Medicine, P, O, Box 32379 Lusaka, Zambia
    BMC Res Notes 4:233. 2011
    ..abstract:..
  4. pmc Investigating effects of parasite infection on body condition of the Kafue lechwe (Kobus leche kafuensis) in the Kafue basin
    Musso Munyeme
    Norwegian School of Veterinary Sciences, Department of Basic Sciences and Aquatic Medicine, Section of Aquatic Medicine and Nutrition, Ullevålsveien 72, P, O, Box 8146 Dept, NO 0033 Oslo, Norway
    BMC Res Notes 3:346. 2010
    ..In order to save the remaining population from extinction, it has become increasingly important that the impact of parasite infection and infestation on the Kafue lechwe is investigated...
  5. pmc Characterization of some Brucella species from Zimbabwe by biochemical profiling and AMOS-PCR
    Gift Matope
    Department of Paraclinical Veterinary Studies, University of Zimbabwe, PO Box MP 167, Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe
    BMC Res Notes 2:261. 2009
    ..We report biochemical profiling and AMOS-PCR characterization of some of these field isolates of Brucella originating from both commercial and smallholder cattle farming sectors of Zimbabwe...
  6. doi request reprint Brucella seroprevalence of the Kafue lechwe (Kobus leche kafuensis) and Black lechwe (Kobus leche smithemani): exposure associated to contact with cattle
    J B Muma
    Department of Disease Control, University of Zambia, School of Veterinary Medicine, P O Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
    Prev Vet Med 100:256-60. 2011
    ..It is also important to keep in mind that the Black lechwe can easily become infected with Brucella spp. once cattle are introduced in the surrounding areas...
  7. doi request reprint Mortality and commercial off-take rates in adult traditional cattle of Zambia
    J B Muma
    Department of Disease Control, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trop Anim Health Prod 41:783-9. 2009
    ..16). The logistic regression model showed that cattle death was influenced by managerial factors and that off-take rates tend to increase in the face of disease outbreaks...
  8. ncbi request reprint Serosurvey of Brucella spp. infection in the Kafue lechwe (Kobus leche kafuensis) of the Kafue flats in Zambia
    John Bwalya Muma
    Department of Disease Control, University of Zambia, School of Veterinary Medicine, P O Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
    J Wildl Dis 46:1063-9. 2010
    ..Because the Kafue lechwe is the most hunted wildlife species in Zambia, hunters need to be informed of the public health risk of Brucella spp. infection...
  9. doi request reprint Effectiveness of Rose Bengal test and fluorescence polarization assay in the diagnosis of Brucella spp. infections in free range cattle reared in endemic areas in Zambia
    J B Muma
    Department of Disease Control, University of Zambia, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trop Anim Health Prod 41:723-9. 2009
    ..Under the challenging disease surveillance conditions prevailing in rural Africa, field-testing methods that are sensitive and specific; allow single animal contact, low technical skills in data interpretation are suitable...
  10. doi request reprint A comparative study of the seroprevalence of brucellosis in commercial and small-scale mixed dairy-beef cattle enterprises of Lusaka province and Chibombo district, Zambia
    Henry M Chimana
    Department of Disease Control, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, P O Box 32379, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trop Anim Health Prod 42:1541-5. 2010
    ..We suggest that testing and stamping out of infected animals is likely to improve the situation and significantly reduce the public health risk associated with Brucella infections in animals...
  11. doi request reprint Seroprevalence of brucellosis and its associated risk factors in cattle from smallholder dairy farms in Zimbabwe
    Gift Matope
    Department of Paraclinical Veterinary Studies, University of Zimbabwe, Mount Pleasant, Harare, Zimbabwe
    Trop Anim Health Prod 43:975-82. 2011
    ..The implementation of stamping out policy, bleeding and testing animals before movement and promoting the use self-contained units are likely to significantly reduce the public health risks associated with Brucella infections in cattle...
  12. pmc Isolation and characterization of Mycobacterium bovis strains from indigenous Zambian cattle using Spacer oligonucleotide typing technique
    Musso Munyeme
    Department of Disease Control, University of Zambia, School of Veterinary Medicine, PO Box 32379 Lusaka, Zambia
    BMC Microbiol 9:144. 2009
    ..bovis from major cattle rearing districts in Zambia by spoligotyping. A total of 695 carcasses were examined and 98 tissues had gross post-mortem lesions compatible with BTB...
  13. doi request reprint Comparison of complement fixation test, competitive ELISA and LppQ ELISA with post-mortem findings in the diagnosis of contagious bovine pleuropneumonia (CBPP)
    Geofrey Muuka
    Central Veterinary Research Institute, Ministry of Livestock and Fisheries Development, Lusaka, Zambia
    Trop Anim Health Prod 43:1057-62. 2011
    ..No single serological test could detect all stages of CBPP infection, therefore the use of more than one test is advised...
  14. pmc The Nexus between Bovine Tuberculosis and Fasciolosis Infections in Cattle of the Kafue Basin Ecosystem in Zambia: Implications on Abattoir Surveillance
    Musso Munyeme
    Department of Disease Control, School of Veterinary Medicine, University of Zambia, P O Box 32379, Lusaka 10101, Zambia
    Vet Med Int 2012:921869. 2012
    ..8, 95% CI: 3.3-7.0). This study indicates that transmission and spatial risk factors of communicable and noncommunicable diseases such as bTB and fasciolosis can be correlated in an ecosystem such as the Kafue flats...