Marinda C Oosthuizen
Affiliation: University of Pretoria
Country: South Africa
- Oosthuizen M, Allsopp B, Troskie M, Collins N, Penzhorn B. Identification of novel Babesia and Theileria species in South African giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis, Linnaeus, 1758) and roan antelope (Hippotragus equinus, Desmarest 1804). Vet Parasitol. 2009;163:39-46 pubmed publisher..Although parasites were observed in blood smears, there is no direct evidence that piroplasmosis caused the death of five giraffe, although it certainly seems to be likely. ..
- Tembo S, Collins N, Sibeko Matjila K, Troskie M, Vorster I, Byaruhanga C, et al. Occurrence of tick-borne haemoparasites in cattle in the Mungwi District, Northern Province, Zambia. Ticks Tick Borne Dis. 2018;: pubmed publisher..The relatively low prevalence of T. parva, B. bigemina, B. bovis and E. ruminantium could indicate the existence of endemic instability with a pool of susceptible cattle and the occurrence of disease outbreaks. ..
- Oosthuizen M, Zweygarth E, Collins N, Troskie M, Penzhorn B. Identification of a novel Babesia sp. from a sable antelope (Hippotragus niger Harris, 1838). J Clin Microbiol. 2008;46:2247-51 pubmed publisher..sable) DNA. In summary, we identified a novel piroplasm parasite from a sable antelope that died from an unknown illness. While the parasite was observed in blood smears, there is no direct evidence that it was the cause of death. ..