Sokoine University of Agriculture

Department of Veterinary Surgery and Theriogenology

Department of Veterinary Surgery and Theriogenology

Recent Submissions

  • Bunyaga, A. S.; Makungu, M. (Open University of Tanzania, 2018)
    Photoperiod is a powerful synchronizer of seasonal changes in endocrine and metabolic physiology in vertebrates living in tropical to polar zone. The purpose of this review is to study the factors which are involved in the ...
  • Makungu, M. (Macrothink Institute, 2019-02)
    The red panda (Ailurus fulgens) is an endangered species primarily distributed in the southern China and Himalayas. It lives in mountain forests with bamboo understory. This review outlines the normal anatomy of the red ...
  • Makungu, M.; du Plessis, W. M.; Groenewald, H. B.; Barrows, M.; Koeppel, K. N. (Anatomia Histologia Embryologia, 2015-12)
    The red panda (Ailurus fulgens) is a quadrupedal arboreal animal primarily distributed in the Himalayas and southern China. It is a species commonly kept in zoological collections. This study was carried out to describe ...
  • Makungu, M.; Groenewald, H. B.; du Plessis, W. M.; Barrows, M.; Koeppel, K. N. (Anatomia, Histologia, Embryologia, 2015-08)
    There is limited information available on the morphology of the thoracic limb of the ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta). This study describes the morphology of the thoracic limb of captive ring-tailed lemurs evidenced by gross ...
  • Werema, C. W.; Ndossi, D. G. (TANZANIA VETERINARY ASSOCIATION, 2017)
    Antibiotics are widely used in treatment of bacterial and protozoan diseases in both human and animals. In production animal systems, the overuse and abuse of antibiotics have contributed to the widespread of antimicrobial ...
  • Bunyaga, A. S.; Makungu, M. (Open University of Tanzania, 2018)
    Photoperiod is a powerful synchronizer of seasonal changes in endocrine and metabolic physiology in vertebrates living in tropical to polar zone. The purpose of this review is to study the factors which are involved in the ...
  • Makungu, M. (Macrothink Institute, 2019-02)
    The red panda (Ailurus fulgens) is an endangered species primarily distributed in the southern China and Himalayas. It lives in mountain forests with bamboo understory. This review outlines the normal anatomy of the red ...
  • Makungu, M.; du Plessis, W. M.; Groenewald, H. B.; Barrows, M.; Koeppel, K. N. (Anatomia Histologia Embryologia, 2015-12)
    The red panda (Ailurus fulgens) is a quadrupedal arboreal animal primarily distributed in the Himalayas and southern China. It is a species commonly kept in zoological collections. This study was carried out to describe ...
  • Makungu, M.; Groenewald, H. B.; du Plessis, W. M.; Barrows, M.; Koeppel, K. N. (Anatomia, Histologia, Embryologia, 2015-08)
    There is limited information available on the morphology of the thoracic limb of the ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta). This study describes the morphology of the thoracic limb of captive ring-tailed lemurs evidenced by gross ...
  • Werema, C. W.; Ndossi, D. G. (TANZANIA VETERINARY ASSOCIATION, 2017)
    Antibiotics are widely used in treatment of bacterial and protozoan diseases in both human and animals. In production animal systems, the overuse and abuse of antibiotics have contributed to the widespread of antimicrobial ...
  • Ndaki, E. M.; Mpanduji, D. G. (Tanzania Veterinary Association, 2017)
    Claw lesions are the problems which affect the hoofed animals and may or may not result into lameness. In cattle, this is a disease of economical importance as it affects the animal wellbeing as well as the economy of the ...
  • Makungu, M.; Malago, J. (TANZANIA VETERINARY ASSOCIATION, 2017)
    A 4-year-old East African black headed ewe was presented to Sokoine University of Agriculture Animal Hospital with a history of loss of body condition and respiratory distress. Clinical examination revealed poor body ...
  • Paulo, Peter; Makungu, M.; Paulo, P. (Tanzania Veterinary Journal, 2014)
    The aim of this study was to describe the normal radiographic anatomy of the thorax of small East African goats as a reference for clinical use. Radiography of the thorax was performed under general anaesthesia in 10 healthy ...
  • Makungu, M.; du Plessis, W. M.; Barrows, M.; Koeppel, K. N.; Groenewald, H. B. (Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2012-09)
    Abdominal ultrasonography was performed in six adult captive caracals (Caracal caracal) to describe the normal abdominal ultrasonographic anatomy. Consistently, the splenic parenchyma was hyperechoic to the liver and ...
  • Makungu, M.; Malago, J.; Muhairwa, A. P.; Mgasa, M. N. (2007)
    Hypertrophic osteopathy is a pathological disease process that occurs secondary to intra thoracic lesions that are either pulmonary or non pulmonary in origin. A 6-year-old female German shepherd cross was presented with ...
  • Makungu, M.; du Plessis, W. M.; Barrows, M.; Groenewald, H. B.; Koeppel, K. N. (2014-06)
    Background: The ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) is a quadruped arboreal primate primarily distributed in south and south-western Madagascar. This study was carried out to describe the normal radiographic thoracic anatomy ...
  • Makungu, M.; du Plessis, W. M.; Barrows, M.; Koeppel, K. N.; Groenewald, H. B. (Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2013-09)
    An intact adult male 14.3-yr-old red panda (Ailurus fulgens) presented for health examination with a history of slowly progressing loss of body condition. Abdominal radiographs revealed a truncated abdomen with poor serosal ...
  • Makungu, M.; du Plessis, W.M.; Barrows, M.; Koeppel, K. N. (Anatomia Histologia Embryologia, 2014-06)
    In family Lemuridae, anatomical variations exist. Considering its conservation status (near threatened) and presence of similarities between strepsirrhines and primitive animals, it was thought to be beneficial to describe ...
  • Makungu, M.; du Plessis, W. M.; Barrows, M.; Groenewald, H. B.; Koeppel, K. N. (Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2018-03)
    The red panda (Ailurus fulgens) is classified as an endangered species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. The aim of this study was to describe the normal radiographic abdominal ...
  • Makungu, Modesta; (Tanzania Veterinary Journal, 2017)
    The objective of this study was to describe the normal radiographic anatomy of the thorax in sheep and to provide reference ranges for clinical use. Radiography of the thorax was performed in six East African blackheaded ...
  • Chasama, G.; Babu, A.; Makungu, M.; Kirita, E.; Mwangosi, I. (Tanzania Veterinary Journal, 2017)
    A study was carried out in Maswa, Tanzania to explore potential avenues for stimulating expansion in hides and skins processing. One hundred and eighteen respondents were interviewed and the gathered information analysed ...
  • Makungu, M.; Merere, B. (Anatomia Histologia Embryologia, 2017-12)
    The objective of this study was to provide the detailed normal gross osteology and radiographic anatomy of the thoracic limb in goats as a reference for clinical use and in biomedical research. Radiography of the thoracic ...
  • Makungu, M.; du Plessis, W. M.; Barrows, M.; Groenewald, H. B.; Koeppel, K. N. (Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 2016-09)
    The red panda (Ailurus fulgens) is classified as an endangered species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources. The natural distribution of the red panda is in the Himalayas and southern ...
  • Makungu, M.; du Plessis, W. M.; Barrows, M.; Groenewald, H. B.; Koeppel, K. N. (American Association of Zoo Veterinarians, 2016-06)
    The ring-tailed lemur (Lemur catta) is primarily distributed in south and southwestern Madagascar. It is classified as an endangered species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Various abdominal diseases, ...
  • Makungu, M.; du Plessis, W. M.; Barrows, M.; Koeppel, K. J.; Groenewald, H. B. (Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 2015-07-15)
    The red panda (Ailurus fulgens) is distributed primarily in the Himalayas and southern China. It is classified as a vulnerable species by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. The aim of this study was to ...

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