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Faculty of Veterinary Science
Department of Veterinary Tropical Diseases

Penzhorn, BL

BVSc(Pret) BSc(Hons)(Pret) M(Agric)(Texas A&M) DSc(Natuurbeheer) (Pret) - Professor

NRF Rating: C1

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Telephone number: 012 529 8253
Fax number: 012 529 8312
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Important conditions of companion animals in the sub-Saharan region

Wildlife health and production

Economically important diseases of livestock in the sub-Saharan region

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Research articles in refereed specialist journals:

Nijhof AM, Penzhorn BL, Lynen GM, Mollel JO, Morkel P, Bekker CPJ, Jongejan F: 2003. Babesia bicornis sp. nov. and Theileria bicornis sp. nov: Tick-borne parasites associated with mortality in the Black Rhinoceros (Diceros bicornis). Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 41 (5) / May, pp 2249-2254.

Regassa A, Penzhorn BL, Bryson NR: 2003. Attainment of endemic stability to Babesia bigemina in cattle on a South African ranch where non-intensive tick control was applied. Veterinary Parasitology, 116, pp 267-274.


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