Comparison of long acting oxytetracycline and parvaquone in immunisation against East Coast fever by infection and treatment

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1984
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National Veterinary Research Centre
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Two groups of five cattle were immunised with a field isolate of Theileria parva as stabilate and simultaneously treated with long acting oxytetracycline or parvaquone in early clinical disease. The o:\ytetracycline group suffered a marked fall in leucocyte count and one animal died during immunisation. The parvaquone group suffered a less severe fall in leucocyte count and all survived. The surviving immunised cattle were immune to homologous challenge but susceptible to subsequent l:hallenge with T p lawrencei
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