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

Research in veterinary science

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Dolan TT, Linyonyi A, Mbogo SK, Young AS. Comparison of long acting oxytetracycline and parvaquone in immunisation against East Coast fever by infection and treatment. Res Vet Sci. 1984;37(2):175-8.
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 oxytetracycline 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 challenge with T p lawrencei.