Anti-inflammatory Activity of Trigonella foenum grecum and Ziziphus spina christi on Rats

This study was designed to investigate the anti-inflammatory activity of methanolic extract of Trigonella foenum grecum and Ziziphus spina christi at different doses to rats via oral route. The anti-inflammatory potential of extract of both plants was tested in rats by edematous reaction inhibition. Both methanolic extract of Trigonella foenum grecum and Ziziphus spina christi were tested,...

The effect of Water quality on the efficacy of Newcastle Disease Vaccine

In this study, samples of water sources commonly used to prepare Newcastle disease vaccine in poultry were collected for analysis and experimental vaccination trials. Water samples were collected from different areas; artesian well from Omdurman, shallow well from Elsagai, tap water was collected from Shambat, surface water from Elgiraif and commercially bottled water. Water samples were...

Pathogenic,Antigenic And Serologic Relationship Between Fowl Pox,Pigeon Pox And Canary Pox Viruses

This study was carried out to determine the antigenic differences among fowl, pigeon, and canary pox viruses. Also to, determine the cross protection potentials of these viruses and to select one of these viruses\\\\\\\' isolates as live vaccine candidates against fowl pox. There was no death following challenge of experimental birds by canary pox virus (CPV). Where as, there was death...

Epidemiological Investigations On Sheeppox In Kassala State, Sudan

The aim of the present study was to determine the situation of sheeppox (SP) in Kassala State, Sudan. Three methods were adopted to achieve the fore-mentioned goal. These methods were questionnaire survey, collection of available data from veterinary services records and detection of antibodies against sheeppox virus (SPV) in the serum samples collected from different localities of the state...

The Serological response Of two commercial infectious bronchitis disease vaccines used in Sudan

The serologic response to two commercial infectious bronchitis vaccines was determined in broiler chicks in this study. The vaccine virus strains used were Ma5 and H120. Chicks were vaccinated at 5 and 10 days old, via intraocular and drinking water. Enzyme – linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) was used to monitor the serologic response to the vaccines. Serum samples were tested before...

Asurvey of Diseases Prevalent In Dairy Cows in the White Nile and Gezira States-Sudan

Dairy cattle, diseases were surveyed at 5 selected farms at White Nile and 5 at Gezira State. A total of 125 cows from each state constituting 25 from each farm were subjected to the following screen testes (Rose Bengal), test for Brucella, Rapid Mastitis test (RMT), Microscopic examination (Blood smear), Haematocreit Centrifugation of blood samples, sedimentation and floatation...

Serotypes of Salmonella Isolates from Chickens and Their Susceptability to Local Plant Extracts

Chicken salmonellosis is considered as threatening factor to poultry industry. On the other hand, human food-borne infection due to Salmonella from poultry products is of significant value. No much data regarding the main serotypes encountered in chicken and human infection in Sudan is available, hence this study was designed to determine the main serotypes of Salmonella prevalent in some...

Epidemiological Study on Camel Mastitis in North Kordofan State, Sudan

Mastitits had economic importance which resulted in reduced milk production. The diagnosis of clinical mastitis either by visual examination of milk and udder for apparent signs of mastitis or culturing and screening tests for sub-clinical mastitis (Quinn et al., 1994). This study was carried out in North Kordofan State to determine the prevalence of mastitis in lactating she-camels on bases...

The Decaying Pattern of Maternally Derived Antibodies against Infectious Bursal Disease Virus in Broiler Chicks

This study was conducted to assess the decaying pattern of maternally derived antibodies (MDA) in broiler chicks against infectious bursal disease virus (IBDV) and the immune response for D78 vaccine via different routes of administration. For this purposes hundred and fifty chicks were used, the chicks were divided into vaccinated and non-vaccinated groups with IBD vaccine. The study revealed...

Sero-Epidemiological Survey on Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia Using Serology and Participatory Epidemiology Methods in Unity State - Southern Sudan

Contagious Bovine Pleuropneumonia (CBPP) is one of the serious threats to the livestock in Unity State, Southern Sudan. This study was carried out to asses the prevalence, distribution and importance of CBPP using serology and participatory epidemiology methods so as to provide useful information which support the surveillance and control strategies of the disease in Unity State. Eight...