Publications 2019

Leisewitz AL, Goddard A, Clift SJ, Thompson PN, de Gier J, van Engelshoven J, Schoeman JP

(2019). A clinical and pathological description of 320 cases of naturally acquired Babesia rossi infection in dogs. Veterinary Parasitology, 271 pp. 22 - 30..

Aro AO, Dzoyem J, Awouafack MD, Selepe MA, Eloff JN, McGaw LJ

(2019). Fractions and isolated compounds from Oxyanthus speciosus subsp. stenocarpus (Rubiaceae) have promising antimycobacterial and intracellular activity. BMC Complementary And Alternative Medicine, 19 (108), pp. 1 - 11..

Aro AO, Dzoyem J, Goddard A, Fonteh P, Kayoka-Kabongo P, McGaw LJ

(2019). In vitro Antimycobacterial, Apoptosis-Inducing Potential, and Immunomodulatory Activity of Some Rubiaceae Species
. Frontiers in Pharmacology, 10 (185), pp. 1 - 11..

Botha CJ, Laver PN, Singo A, Venter EA, Ferreira GCH, Rosemann G, Myburgh JG

(2019). Evaluation of a Norwegian-developed ELISA to determine microcystin concentrations in fresh water
. Water Science and Technology-Water Supply, 19 (3), pp. 743 - 750..

Botha CJ, Ferreira GCH, Venter EA, Phaswane RM, Clift SJ

(2019). Geigerin-induced disorganization of desmin, an intermediate filament of the cytoskeleton, in a murine myoblast cell line (C2C12)
. Toxicon, 167 pp. 162 - 167..

Adawaren EO, Mukandiwa L, Chipangura JK, Wolter K, Naidoo V

(2019). Percentage of faecal excretion of meloxicam in the Cape vultures (Gyps corprotheres)
. Comparative Biochemistry and Physiology, Part C, 215 pp. 41 - 46..

Botha CJ, Visagie C, Sulyok M

(2019). Putative neuromycotoxicoses in an adult male following ingestion of moldy walnuts
. Mycotoxin Research, 35 pp. 9 - 16..

Henn D, Venter EA, Botha CJ

(2019). In Vitro Cytotoxicity Induced by the Bufadienolides 1 ,2-Epoxyscillirosidine and Lanceotoxin B on Rat Myocardial and Mouse Neuroblastoma Cell Lines
. Toxins, 11 (14), pp. 1 - 10..

Grispoldi L, Massetti L, Iulietto M, Ceccarelli M, Karama M, Popescu P, Pandolfi F, CenciGoga BT

(2019). Characterization of enterotoxin-producing Staphylococcus aureus isolated from mastitic cows
. Journal of Dairy Science, 102 pp. 1059 - 1065..

Isa HI, Ferreira GCH, Crafford JE, Botha CJ

(2019). Epoxyscillirosidine Induced Cytotoxicity and Ultrastructural Changes in a Rat Embryonic Cardiomyocyte (H9c2) Cell Line
. Toxins, 11 (284), pp. 1 - 11..

Leiberich MS, Krebber R, Hewetson M, Marais HJ, Naidoo V

(2019). Pharmacokinetics of an intravenous and oral dose of enrofloxacin in white rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum)
. Journal of Veterinary Pharmacology And Therapeutics, 42 pp. 346 - 354..

Isa HI, Ferreira GCH, Crafford JE, Botha CJ

(2019). Evaluation of in vitro neutralization of epoxyscillirosidine by antibodies raised in sheep
. Toxicon, 164 pp. 20 - 25..

Higgitt R, van Schalkwyk O, de Klerk-Lorist L, Buss P, Caldwell P, Rossouw L, Manamela T, Guy H, Hewlett JM, Mitchell EP, van Helden P, Parsons S, Miller M

(2019). Mycobacterium bovis Infection in African Wild Dogs, Kruger National Park, South Africa
. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 25 (7), pp. 1425 - 1427..

Hetem R, Mitchell D, de Witt B, Fick L, Maloney S, Meyer LCR, Fuller A

(2019). Body temperature, activity patterns and hunting in free-living cheetah: biologging reveals new insights
. Integrative Zoology, 14 pp. 30 - 47..

Miller M, Buss P, Roos E, Hausler G, Dippenaar A, Mitchell EP, van Schalkwyk L, Robbe-Austerman S, Waters W, Sikar-Gang A, Lyashchenko K, Parsons S, Warren R, van Helden P

(2019). Fatal Tuberculosis in a Free-Ranging African Elephant and One Health Implications of Human Pathogens in Wildlife . Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 6 (18), pp. 1 - 7..

Netshiluvhi TR, Eloff JN

(2019). Temperature stress does not affect antimicrobial activity of some South African medicinal plants
. South African Journal of Botany, 123 pp. 93 - 97..

Poore L, Smit Y, Williams JH, Steenkamp G

(2019). Standing transcutaneous surgical excision of a sialolith in an 11-year-old Thoroughbred mare. Equine Veterinary Education, 31 pp. 343 - 347..

Odendaal L, Clift SJ, Fosgate GT, Davis S

(2019). Lesions and Cellular Tropism of Natural Rift Valley Fever Virus Infection in Adult Sheep . Veterinary Pathology, 56 (1), pp. 61 - 77..

Qekwana DN, Oguttu J, Odoi AO

(2019). Geographic distribution of staphylococcus spp. infections and antimicrobial resistance among dogs from Gauteng Province presented at a veterinary teaching hospital in South Africa
. Spatial and Spatio-temporal Epidemiology, 28 pp. 14 - 23..

Tordiffe ASW, Mienie L

(2019). Serum and urine amino acid profiles of captive cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)
. Comparative Clinical Pathology, 28 pp. 287 - 296..

Famuyide I, Aro AO, Fasina FO, Eloff JN, McGaw LJ

(2019). Antibacterial activity and mode of action of acetone crude leaf extracts of underinvestigated Syzygium and Eugenia (Myrtaceae) species on multidrug resistant porcine diarrhoeagenic Escherichia coli
. BMC Veterinary Research, 15 (162), pp. 1 - 14..

van den Heever L, Smit-Robinson H, Naidoo V, Mckechnie AE

(2019). Blood and bone lead levels in South Africa's Gyps vultures: Risk to nest-bound chicks and comparison with other avian taxa
. Science of the Total Environment, 669 pp. 471 - 480..

Wellington K, Kolesnikova N, Nyoka N, McGaw LJ

(2019). Investigation of the antimicrobial and anticancer activity of aminonaphthoquinones
. Drug Development Research, 80 pp. 138 - 146..

Omokhua A, Ondua M, van Staden J, McGaw LJ

(2019). Synergistic activity of extracts of three South African alien invasive weeds combined with conventional antibiotics against selected opportunistic pathogens. South African Journal of Botany, 124 pp. 251 - 257..

Ondua M, Njoya M, Abdalla Mohamed MA, McGaw LJ

(2019). Anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties of leaf extracts of eleven South African medicinal plants used traditionally to treat inflammation
. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 234 pp. 27 - 35..

Pohlin F, Buss P, Miller M, Steenkamp G, Gleed R, Poore L, Boesch J, Zeiler GE

(2019). Etorphine-Ketamine Constant Rate Infusion for Maintenance of Anaesthesia in a Compromised White Rhinoceros (Ceratotherium simum)
. Case Report in Veterinary Medicine, 2019 pp. 1 - 6..

Oosthuizen A, Brettschneider H, Dalton D, du Plessis E, Jansen R, Kotze A, Mitchell EP

(2019). Canine parvovirus detected from a serval (Leptailurus serval) in South Africa
. Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 90 pp. 1 - 6..

Braud C, Mitchell EP, van der Merwe V, Tordiffe ASW

(2019). A veterinary survey of factors associated with capture-related mortalities in cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus)
. Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 90 pp. 1 - 7..

Grispoldi L, Popescu P, Karama M, Gullo V, Poerio G, Borgogni E, Torlai P, Chianese G, Fermani A, Sechi P, Cenci-Goga B

(2019). Study on the Growth and Enterotoxin Production by Staphylococcus aureus in Canned Meat before Retorting. Toxins, 11 (291), pp. 1 - 11..

Karama M, CenciGoga BT, Prosperi A, Etter EMC, El-Ashram S, McCrindle C, Ombui J, Kalke A

(2019). Prevalence and risk factors associated with Campylobacter spp. occurrence in healthy dogs visiting four rural community veterinary clinics in South Africa
. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 86 (1), pp. 1 - 6..

Karama M, CenciGoga BT, Malahlela MN, Smith A, Keddy K, El-Ashram S, Kabiru L, Kalake A

(2019). Virulence Characteristics and Antimicrobial Resistance Profiles of Shiga Toxin-Producing Escherichia coli Isolates from Humans in South Africa: 2006–2013
. Toxins, 11 (424), pp. 1 - 10..

Mulaudzi R, Aremu A, Rengasamy K, Adebaoyo S, McGaw LJ, Amoo S, van Staden J, Du Plooy C

(2019). Antidiabetic, anti-inflammatory, anticholinesterase and cytotoxicity determination of two Carpobrotus species
. South African Journal of Botany, 125 pp. 142 - 148..

Zhang Q, Zuo Z, Guo Y, Zhang T, Han Z, Huang S, Karama M, Saleemi M, Khan A, He C

(2019). Contaminated feed-borne Bacillus cereus aggravates respiratory distress post avian influenza virus H9N2 infection by inducing pneumonia
. Scientific Reports, 9 (7231), pp. 1 - 10..

Fouche G, Adenubi OT, Leboho T, McGaw LJ, Naidoo V, Wellington K, Eloff JN

(2019). Acaricidal activity of the aqueous and hydroethanolic extracts of 15 South African plants against Rhipicephalus turanicus and their toxicity on human liver and kidney cells
. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 86 (1), pp. 1 - 7..

Lawal F, Bapela MJ, Adebayo S, Nkadimeng SM, Yusuf AA, Malterud K, McGaw LJ, Tshikalange TE

(2019). Anti-inflammatory potential of South African medicinal plants used for the treatment of sexually transmitted infections
. South African Journal of Botany, 125 pp. 62 - 71..

Viljoen F, du Preez J, Wessels J, Aucamp M, Meyer LCR, Pohlin F

(2019). An HPLC-DAD validated method for the detection and quantification of cortisol, corticosterone and melatonin in plasma samples of two different animal species
. Pharmazie, 74 pp. 1 - 6..

Mwinga J, Asong J, Amoo S, Nkadimeng SM, McGaw LJ, Aremu A, Otang-Mbeng W

(2019). In vitro antimicrobial effects of Hypoxis hemerocallidea against six pathogens with dermatological relevance and its phytochemical characterization and cytotoxicity evaluation. Journal of Ethnopharmacology, 242 pp. 1 - 9..

Breed D, Meyer LCR, Steyl JCA, Goddard A, Burroughs REJ, Kohn TA

(2019). Conserving wildlife in a changing world: Understanding capture myopathy - a malignant outcome of stress during capture and translocation
. Conservation Physiology, 7 pp. 1 - 21..

van Loggerenberg DE, Laver P, Myburgh JG, Botha CJ

(2019). Diagnostic Value of Energy Dispersive Hand-Held X-ray Fluorescence Spectrometry in Determining Trace Element Concentrations in Ovine Liver
. Biological Trace Element Research, 190 pp. 358 - 361..

Erhabor JO, Erhabor R, Idu M

(2019). In vitro antibacterial and cytogenotoxicological properties of the aqueous extract of Cymbopogoncitratus Stapf (DC) leaf
. African Health Sciences, 19 (2), pp. 2056 - 2067..

Meela MM, Mdee L, Masoko P, Eloff JN

(2019). Acetone leaf extracts of seven invasive weeds have promising activity against eight important plant fungal pathogens
. South African Journal of Botany, 121 pp. 442 - 446..

Karzis J, Petzer I, Donkin EF, Naidoo V, Etter EMC

(2019). Climatic and regional antibiotic resistance patterns of Staphylococcus aureus in South African dairy herds. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research, 86 (1), pp. 1 - 9..

Leisewitz AL, Goddard A, de Gier J, van Engelshoven J, Clift SJ, Thompson PN, Schoeman JP

(2019). Disease severity and blood cytokine concentrations in dogs with natural Babesia rossi infection. Parasite Immunology, 41 (e12630), pp. 1 - 11..

Stemmet GP, Meyer LCR, Bruns A, Buss P, Zimmerman D, Koeppel KN, Zeiler GE

(2019). Compared to etorphine-eazaperone, the ketaminee-butorphanol-medetomidine combination is also effective at immobilizing zebra (Equus zebra). Veterinary Anaesthesia And Analgesia, 46 pp. 466 - 475..

Moyo P, Kunyane P, Selepe MA, Eloff JN, Niemand J, Louw AI, Maharaj VJ, Birkholtz L

(2019). Bioassay‑guided isolation and identification of gametocytocidal compounds from Artemisia afra (Asteraceae). Malaria Journal, 18 pp. 1 - 11..

Famuyide I, Aro AO, Fasina FO, Eloff JN, McGaw LJ

(2019). Antibacterial and antibiofilm activity of acetone leaf extracts of nine under-investigated South African Eugenia and Syzygium (Myrtaceae) species and their selectivity indices. BMC Complementary And Alternative Medicine, 19 (141), pp. 1 - 14..

Boucher CJ, Venter I, Tordiffe ASW, Kirberger RM

(2019). Intraocular pressure, tear production, and ocular biometry in healthy adult cheetahs (Acinonyx jubatus). Journal of Zoo And Wildlife Medicine, 50 (3), pp. 634 - 643..

Asong J, Amoo S, McGaw LJ, Nkadimeng SM, Aremu A, Otang-Mbeng W

(2019). Antimicrobial Activity, Antioxidant Potential, Cytotoxicity and Phytochemical Profiling of Four Plants Locally Used against Skin Diseases
. Plants, 8 (350), pp. 1 - 10..

Elgorashi EE

(2019). Phytochemistry and Pharmacology of the Family Amaryllidaceae: An Overview of Research at RCPGD
. Natural Product Communications, 14 (9), pp. 1 - 11..

Mawela KG, Luseba D, Magano S, Eloff J

(2019). Repellent properties of Rotheca glabrum plant extracts against adults of Rhipicephalus appendiculatus
. BMC Veterinary Research, 15 (122), pp. 1 - 11..

Aderogba MA, Madikizela B, McGaw LJ

(2019). Bioactive constituents from Malvastrum coromandelianum (L.) Garcke leaf extracts
. South African Journal of Botany, 126 pp. 371 - 376..

Ghuman S, Ncube B, Finnie J, McGaw LJ, Njoya M, Coopoosamy R, van Staden J

(2019). Antioxidant, anti-inflammatory and wound healing properties of medicinal plant extracts used to treat wounds and dermatological disorders
. South African Journal of Botany, 126 pp. 232 - 240..

Madikizela B, McGaw LJ

(2019). In vitro cytotoxicity, antioxidant and anti-inflammatory activities of Pittosporum viridiflorum Sims and Hypoxis colchicifolia Baker used traditionally against cancer in Eastern Cape, South Africa
. South African Journal of Botany, 126 pp. 250 - 255..

Elgorashi EE, McGaw LJ

(2019). African plants with in vitro anti-inflammatory activities: A review
. South African Journal of Botany, 126 pp. 142 - 169..

Erhabor RC, Erhabor JO, McGaw LJ

(2019). The potential of South African medicinal plants against microbial biofilm and quorum sensing of foodborne pathogens: A review
. South African Journal of Botany, 126 pp. 214 - 231..

Ahmed AS, Moodley N, Eloff JN

(2019). Bioactive compounds from the leaf extract of Bauhinia galpinii (Fabaceae) used as antidiarrhoeal therapy in southern Africa
. South African Journal of Botany, 126 pp. 345 - 353..

Mogashoa MM, Masoko P, Eloff JN

(2019). Different Combretum molle (Combretaceae) leaf extracts contain several different antifungal and antibacterial compounds
. South African Journal of Botany, 126 pp. 322 - 327..

Isa HI, Ferreira GCH, Crafford JE, Botha CJ


Raising antibodies against epoxyscillirosidine, the toxic principle contained in Moraea pallida Bak. (Iridaceae), in rabbits

. Journal of Immunological Methods, 474 (112670), pp. 1 - 6..

Hlokwe T, Michel AL, Mitchell EP, Gcebe N

(2019). First detection of Mycobacterium bovis infection in Giraffe (Giraffa camelopardalis) in the Greater Kruger National Park Complex: Role and implications
. Transboundary And Emerging Diseases, 66 pp. 2264 - 2270..

Nyahangare ET, Mvumi B, McGaw LJ, Eloff JN

(2019). Addition of a surfactant to water increases the acaricidal activity of extracts of some plant species used to control ticks by Zimbabwean smallholder farmers
. BMC Veterinary Research, 15 (404), pp. 1 - 7..

Ramadwa TE, Awouafack MD, Sonopo M, Eloff JN

(2019). Antibacterial and Antimycobacterial Activity of Crude Extracts, Fractions, and Isolated Compounds from Leaves of Sneezewood, Ptaeroxylon obliquum (Rutaceae)
. Natural Product Communications, 14 (9), pp. 1 - 7..

Steyn J, Botha EM, Stivaktas PI, Buss P, Beechler B, Myburgh JG, Steyl JCA, Williams JH, Venter M

(2019). West Nile Virus in Wildlife and Nonequine Domestic Animals, South Africa, 2010–2018
. Emerging Infectious Diseases, 25 (12), pp. 2290 - 2294..

Fabregas MC, Ganswindt A, Fosgate GT, Bertschinger HJ, Meyer LCR

(2019). Behavioral and adrenocortical responses of captive white rhino adolescents to the introduction of a new calf
. Acta Ethologica, 22 pp. 227 - 231..

Grispoldi L, Karama M, Ianni F, La Mantia A, Pucciarini L, Camaioni E, Sardella R, Sechi P, Natalini B, CenciGoga BT

(2019). The Relationship between S. aureus and Branched-Chain Amino Acids Content in Composite Cow Milk
. Animals, 9 (981), pp. 1 - 10..

Azeez OI, Myburgh JG, Bosman A, Featherston J, SibekoMatjila KP, Oosthuizen MC, Chamunorwa JP

(2019). Next generation sequencing and RNA-seq characterization of adipose tissue in the Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) in South Africa: Possible mechanism(s) of pathogenesis and pathophysiology of pansteatitis. Plos One, 14 (11), pp. 1 - 25..

Mehrbod P, Ebrahimi S, Fotouhi F, Eskandari F, Eloff JN, McGaw LJ, Fasina FO

(2019). Experimental validation and computational modeling of anti-influenza effects of quercetin-3-O-α-L-rhamnopyranoside from indigenous south African medicinal plant Rapanea melanophloeos. BMC Complementary And Alternative Medicine, 19 (346), pp. 1 - 11..

Smith PW, Agbaje M, le Roux L, van Dyk D, Debusho L, Shittu A, Fasanmi O, Sirdar Issa Adam MM, Adebowale O, Fasina FO

(2019). Implication of the knowledge and perceptions of veterinary students of antimicrobial resistance for future prescription of antimicrobials in animal health, South Africa. Journal of the South African Veterinary Association, 90 pp. 1 - 8..

Henning A, ODell N

(2019). Metastatic extraskeletal myxoid chondrosarcoma in a greater kudu (Tragelaphus strepsiceros)
. Veterinary Record Case Reports, 7 pp. 1 - 10..

Karama M, Mainga A, CenciGoga BT, Malahlela MN, El-Ashram S, Kalake A

(2019). Molecular profiling and antimicrobial resistance of Shiga toxin-producing Escherichia coli O26, O45, O103, O121, O145 and O157 isolates from cattle on cow-calf operations in South Africa
. Scientific Reports, 9 (11930), pp. 1 - 10..

Ragan I, Schuck K, Upreti D, Odendaal L, Richt J, Trujillo J, Wilson W, Davis S

(2019). Rift Valley Fever Viral RNA Detection by In Situ Hybridization in Formalin-Fixed, Paraffin-Embedded Tissues
. Vector-Borne And Zoonotic Diseases, 19 (7), pp. 553 - 556..

Adamu M, Mukandiwa L, Awouafack MD, Ahmed AS, Eloff JN, Naidoo V

(2019). Ultrastructure changes induced by the phloroglucinol derivative agrimol G isolated from Leucosidea sericea in Haemonchus contortus
. Experimental Parasitology, 207 pp. 1 - 10..

Adebayo S, Ondua M, Shai L, Lebelo S

(2019). Inhibition of nitric oxide production and free radical scavenging activities of four South African medicinal plants. Journal of Inflammation Research, 12 pp. 195 - 203..

Farrell M, Govender D, Hajibabaei M, van der Bank M, Davies T

(2019). Bacterial diversity in the waterholes of the Kruger National Park: an eDNA metabarcoding approach. Genome, 62 pp. 229 - 242..

Jordaan P, van de Goot A, Muller H, Steyl JCA

(2019). Fire-induced reptile mortality following a management burn on Lapalala Wilderness (Limpopo Province, South Africa) with notes on the mechanisms of mortality. Herpetology Notes, 12 pp. 1173 - 1177..

Junker K, Boomker JDF, Govender D, Mutafchiev Y

(2019). Nematodes found in Nile crocodiles in the Kruger National Park, South Africa, with redescriptions of Multicaecum agile (Wedl, 1861) (Heterocheilidae) and Camallanus kaapstaadi Southwell & Kirshner, 1937 (Camallanidae). Systematic Parasitology, 96 pp. 381 - 398..

Khunoana ET, Madikizela B, Erhabor JO, Nkadimeng SM, Arnot LF, van Wyk I, McGaw LJ

(2019). A survey of plants used to treat livestock diseases in the Mnisi community, Mpumalanga, South Africa, and investigation of their antimicrobial activity. South African Journal of Botany, 126 pp. 21 - 29..

Krol L, Gorsich E, Hunting E, Govender D, Bodegom P, Schrama M

(2019). Eutrophication governs predator‑prey interactions and temperature effects in Aedes aegypti populations. Parasites & Vectors, 12 (79), pp. 1 - 10..

Moretta I, Veronesi F, Diaferia M, Morganti G, Giusepponi V, Sechi P, Ciampelli A, CenciGoga BT

(2019). Epidemiological survey on the occurrence of Anaplasma phagocytophilum infection in sheep reared in central Italy. Small Ruminant Research, 181 pp. 103 - 106..

Pfitzer S, Laubscher L, Meyer LCR, Warren K, Vaughan-Higgins R, Raath J, Laurence M

(2019). Dose-effect study of the serotonin agonist R-8-OH-DPAT on opioid-induced respiratory depression in blesbok (Damaliscus pygargus philipsi) and impala (Aepyceros melampus). Veterinary Anaesthesia And Analgesia, 46 pp. 796 - 806..

Poore L, Smit Y, Duncan NM, Williams JH

(2019). Surgical resection of a squamous cell carcinoma in the perianal region of a 25-year-old crossbred American Paint gelding using sharp surgical excision, laser excision and chemotherapy. Equine Veterinary Education, 31 (12), pp. 627 - 634..

Wellington K, Nyoka N, McGaw LJ

(2019). Investigation of the antibacterial and antifungal activity of thiolated naphthoquinones. Drug Development Research, 80 pp. 386 - 394..

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