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Genotypic Status of the TbAT1/P2 Adenosine Transporter of Trypanosoma brucei gambiense Isolates from Northwestern Uganda following Melarsoprol Withdrawal
(Public Library of Science, 2009-09)
Background: The development of arsenical and diamidine resistance in Trypanosoma brucei is associated with loss of drug uptake by the P2 purine transporter as a result of alterations in the corresponding T. brucei adenosine ...
Porcine trypanosomiasis in southeastern Uganda: prevalence and assessment of therapeutic effectiveness
(Bulgarian Journal of Veterinary Medicine, 2005)
This study aimed at investigating the prevalence of trypanosomiasis and the usefulness of diminazene aceturate and isometamidium chloride in the treatment of pigs infected with Trypanosoma brucei subgroup. Whole blood was ...
A Study of in-service distance education for secondary school teachers in Uganda: developing a framework for quality teacher education programmes
(University of Pretoria, 2003-10)
This study focused on examining distance education In-Service Teacher Education (INSET) programmes for the education of secondary school teachers in Uganda. The study traced the historical development of distance education, ...
Packed cell volume as a measure of procine health and the implication on the control of sleeping sickness in Uganda
(Trakia University, 2003)
Information about pig health in Uganda is greatly lacking and recent studies have indicated a high prevalence of trypanosome infections among pigs kept in tsetse infested and trypanosomosis endemic areas of Southern Uganda. ...
Pathology of the gastrointestinal tract in free ranging mountain gorillas
(Commonwealth Veterinary Association, 2009-11-08)
The study was done to assess the pathological lesions in the gastrointestinal tract in the free-ranging mountain gorillas in Bwindi Impenetrable National Park and the Virunga Volcanoes of Uganda, Rwanda and the Democratic ...
Animal health intervations for human health benefits
African animal and human trypanosomiasis in South Eastern Uganda: animal reservoirs, vector competence and characterisation of trypanosoma brucei isolates
This study was designed to investigate the factors responsible for the persistence of sleeping sickness in southeastern Uganda. In addition to the general aspects, this investigation was specifically designed to study the ...
Inventory and analysis of medicinal and nutritional plants in Oyam District, Northern Uganda
An ethnobotanical study was carried out in six villages in the Ngai and Otwal sub counties in Oyam district, Northern Uganda, where insurgency has been prevalent for the past 20 years. Information was obtained mainly from ...
Participatory livestock farmer training for improvement of animal health in rural and peri-urban smallholder dairy herds in Jinja, Uganda
Within the framework of a research project investigating methods to decrease mastitis incidence, farmer groups for participatory training in a modified Farmer Field School approach were initiated in order to improve animal ...
In pursuit of African trypanosomiasis diagnostic antigens
Control of African trypanosomiases is hampered by unsatisfactory diagnostics, in addition to presence of only few efficacious drugs and complete absence of vaccines. Recent publication of the genomes of trypanosomatids of ...