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Prevalence and associated risk factors of mycobacterial infections in slaughter pigs from Mubende district in Uganda
(Tropical animal health and production, 2010)
To date, the public health relevance of mycobacterial infections in pigs is not well investigated despite high risk of infection. Recently, there has been a documented increase in opportunistic infections and risk of ...
African swine fever among slaughter pigs in Mubende district, Uganda
(Tropical animal health and production, 2012)
Owing to frequent reports of suspected outbreaks and the presence of reservoir hosts and vectors (warthogs, bush pigs and O. moubata ticks), African swine fever (ASF) is believed to be an endemic disease in Uganda. There ...
Molecular characterization of Mycobacterium avium subspecies hominissuis isolated from humans, cattle and pigs in the Uganda cattle corridor using VNTR analysis
(Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2014)
Members of the Mycobacterium avium complex (MAC) cause disease in both human and animals. Their ubiquitous nature makes them both successful microbes and difficult to source track. The precise characterization of MAC ...