Works (44)

Updated: February 3rd, 2024 05:00

2023 article

Presence of Extended-Spectrum Beta-Lactamase-Producing <i>Escherichia coli</i> in Food-Producing and Companion Animals and Wildlife on Small-Holder Farms of Floreana Island, Galapagos Islands

Rhea, S., Gensler, C., Atlaw, N., Pairis-Garcia, M., Lewbart, G. A., Valentine, A., … Jacob, M. E. (2023, November 22). VECTOR-BORNE AND ZOONOTIC DISEASES, Vol. 11.

By: S. Rhea n, C. Gensler n, N. Atlaw n, M. Pairis-Garcia n, G. Lewbart n, A. Valentine n, M. Cruz*, P. Castillo* ...

author keywords: ESBL-E. coli; Galapagos Islands; conservation; antimicrobial resistance; multidrug resistance; surveillance
TL;DR: These results lend support for future routine AR monitoring activities at the livestock-wildlife interface in Galápagos to characterize potential interspecies transmission of AR bacteria and AR genes and to formulate interventions to reduce AR spread in this setting. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: January 29, 2024

2022 journal article

Evidence of sheep and abattoir environment as important reservoirs of multidrug-resistant Salmonella and extended-spectrum beta-lactamase Escherichia coli

International Journal of Food Microbiology, 363, 109516.

By: N. Atlaw n, S. Keelara n, M. Correa n, D. Foster n, W. Gebreyes*, A. Aidara-Kane*, L. Harden n, S. Thakur n, P. Fedorka-Cray n

author keywords: Salmonella; Abattoir; Sheep; Antimicrobial susceptibility; Prevalence
MeSH headings : Abattoirs; Animals; Anti-Bacterial Agents / pharmacology; Cattle; Chickens; Cross-Sectional Studies; Drug Resistance, Multiple, Bacterial; Escherichia coli / genetics; Salmonella / genetics; Sheep; Swine; beta-Lactamases / genetics
TL;DR: It is reaffirmed that sheep and their abattoir environment act as important reservoirs of AMR ESBL E. coli and MDR Salmonella in the U.S. and further studies are required to determine associated public health risks. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: January 5, 2022

2021 journal article

Identification of CTX-M type ESBL E. coli from sheep and their abattoir environment using whole-genome sequencing

Pathogens, 10(11), 1480.

By: N. Atlaw n, S. Keelara n, M. Correa n, D. Foster n, W. Gebreyes*, A. Aidara-Kane*, L. Harden n, S. Thakur n, P. Fedorka-Cray n

author keywords: abattoir environment; antimicrobial resistance; E. coli; ESBL; North Carolina; sheep; whole-genome sequencing
TL;DR: This is the first comprehensive AMR and WGS report on ESBL E. coli from sheep and abattoir environments in the United States and associated AMR genes, point mutations, and plasmids. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science
Added: November 16, 2021

2021 journal article

Pathology, infectious agents and horse‐ and management‐level risk factors associated with signs of respiratory disease in Ethiopian working horses

Equine Veterinary Journal, 53(4), 670–681.

By: G. Laing*, R. Christley*, A. Stringer n, T. Ashine, F. Cian*, N. Aklilu, R. Newton*, A. Radford*, G. Pinchbeck*

author keywords: horse; pathology; infectious; asthma; Africa; Streptococcus equi; strangles
MeSH headings : Animals; Case-Control Studies; Ethiopia / epidemiology; Horse Diseases / diagnosis; Horse Diseases / epidemiology; Horse Diseases / etiology; Horses; Risk Factors; Streptococcal Infections / veterinary; Streptococcus equi
TL;DR: S zooepidemicus, a common commensal, may play a role in clinical respiratory disease in this population of working horses in Ethiopia. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: August 28, 2020

2020 journal article

Phenotypic and Genotypic Characterization of Extended-spectrum Beta-lactamase (ESBL)-producing Escherichia coli from Sheep and the Abattoir Environment in North Carolina: A Serial Cross-sectional Study

Journal of Food Protection, 83(Supplement A), 49–50.

By: N. Atlaw, S. Keelara, S. Behera, V. Yustnyniuk, S. Thakur & P. Fedorka-Cray

Event: International Association of Food Protection Annual Meeting at (Virtual) on October 26-28, 2020

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: January 23, 2022

2020 conference paper

Phenotypic and genotypic characterization of Salmonella spp. from sheep and their abattoir environment in North Carolina: a serial cross-sectional study

Proceedings for the 6th World One Health Congress. Presented at the 6th World One Health Congress, Edinburgh, Scotland (Virtual).

By: N. Atlaw, S. Keelara, S. Behera, V. Yustnyniuk, L. Harden-Plumley, S. Thakur, P. Fedorka-Cray

Event: 6th World One Health Congress at Edinburgh, Scotland (Virtual) on June 14-18, 2020

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 16, 2021

2020 conference paper

Resistome characterization of extended-spectrum β-lactamase E. coli from sheep and abattoir environment

Proceedings for the 101st Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases. Presented at the 101st Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, Chicago, Illinois.

By: N. Atlaw, S. Keelara, L. Harden, S. Thakur & P. Fedorka-Cray

Event: 101st Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases at Chicago, Illinois on December 4-8, 2020

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 16, 2021

2019 conference paper

Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility of Salmonella and E. coli in sheep and environment in North Carolina

Proceedings for the 100th Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases. Presented at the 100th Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases, Chicago, Illinois.

By: N. Atlaw, S. Keelara, S. Nayakvdi, D. Foster, S. Thakur & P. Fedorka-Cray

Event: 100th Annual Conference of Research Workers in Animal Diseases at Chicago, Illinois on November 2-5, 2019

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 16, 2021

2019 conference paper

Prevalence and antimicrobial susceptibility of salmonella and e. coli in sheep and environment in North Carolina – an abattoir-based study

Atlaw, N. A. (2019, August 16). Presented at the Annual College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) Research Forum, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.

By: N. Atlaw

Event: Annual College of Veterinary Medicine (CVM) Research Forum at Raleigh, North Carolina, USA on August 16, 2019

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 16, 2021

2019 journal article

Prevalence of Extended-Spectrum β-Lactamase Escherichia coli, Enterococcus spp., and Salmonella in Soil and Water after Hurricane Florence Flooding in North Carolina

Journal of Food Protection, 82(Supplement A), 153.

By: S. Keelara, P. Fedorka-Cray, S. Nayakvdi & N. Atlaw

Event: International Association for Food Protection Annual Meeting at Louisville, Kentucky on July 21-24, 2019

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: January 23, 2022

2018 journal article

Respiratory disease and sero-epidemiology of respiratory pathogens in the working horses of Ethiopia

Equine Veterinary Journal, 50(6), 793–799.

By: G. Laing*, R. Christley*, A. Stringer*, N. Aklilu, T. Ashine, R. Newton*, A. Radford*, G. Pinchbeck*

Contributors: G. Laing*, R. Christley*, A. Stringer*, N. Aklilu, T. Ashine, R. Newton*, A. Radford*, G. Pinchbeck*

author keywords: horse; strangles; Streptococcus equi; prevalence; serology; Africa; ELISA
MeSH headings : Animals; Blood Proteins / analysis; Cluster Analysis; Cross-Sectional Studies; Ethiopia / epidemiology; Female; Heart Rate; Hematocrit / veterinary; Horse Diseases / epidemiology; Horse Diseases / microbiology; Horses; Logistic Models; Male; Multivariate Analysis; Respiratory Rate; Respiratory Tract Diseases / epidemiology; Respiratory Tract Diseases / microbiology; Respiratory Tract Diseases / veterinary; Surveys and Questionnaires
TL;DR: Low prevalence of antibodies to viruses, with the exception of EIV, indicates these pathogens are present, but unlikely a predominant cause of respiratory signs and noninfectious causes of disease should also be investigated. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: July 20, 2019

2017 journal article

Equine colic: clinical epidemiology and associated risk factors in and around Debre Zeit

Tropical Animal Health and Production, 49(5), 959–965.

By: Y. Worku, W. Wondimagegn*, N. Aklilu*, Z. Assefa* & A. Gizachew*

Contributors: Y. Worku, W. Wondimagegn*, N. Aklilu*, Z. Assefa* & A. Gizachew*

author keywords: Colic; Equine; Incidence; Risk factors; Interview
MeSH headings : Animals; Colic / classification; Colic / epidemiology; Colic / etiology; Colic / veterinary; Equidae; Ethiopia / epidemiology; Female; Horse Diseases / classification; Horse Diseases / epidemiology; Horse Diseases / etiology; Horses; Incidence; Male; Prospective Studies; Risk Factors
TL;DR: Interview with 183 equine owners revealed incidence of equine colic as the sixth major disease condition affecting equine, and a long-term epidemiological study of the true representative population should be carried out to determine the incidence rate and associated risk factors of equines colic in the study area. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 5, 2020

2017 journal article

Prevalence and Risk Factors of Musculoskeletal Disorders in Cart Horses in Hawassa and Shashemene, Ethiopia

European Journal of Applied Sciences, 9(1), 1–5.

By: H. Gebreegziabher, A. Lemma, T. Abayneh, N. Aklilu, D. Asgedom & A. Bsrat

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: October 23, 2020

2016 journal article

Characterization of Common Horse Feeds in Selected Areas of Ethiopia

Global Journal of Science Frontier Research: D Agriculture and Veterinary, 16(3), 37–42.

By: E. Muleta, A. Mengistu, D. Geleti, N. Aklilu & G. Asebe

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: October 23, 2020

2016 journal article

Circulating serovars of Leptospira in cart horses of central and southern Ethiopia and associated risk factors

Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 125, 106–115.

By: K. Tsegay*, A. Potts*, N. Aklilu*, C. Lötter* & B. Gummow*

Contributors: K. Tsegay*, A. Potts*, N. Aklilu*, C. Lötter* & B. Gummow*

author keywords: Ethiopia; Cart horse; Leptospira; Leptospirosis; Seroprevalence; Serovar Bratislava; Risk factors
MeSH headings : Agglutination Tests / veterinary; Animals; Antibodies, Bacterial / blood; Ethiopia / epidemiology; Horse Diseases / epidemiology; Horse Diseases / microbiology; Horses; Leptospira / genetics; Leptospirosis / epidemiology; Leptospirosis / microbiology; Leptospirosis / veterinary; Male; Prevalence; Risk Factors; Seroepidemiologic Studies; Serogroup
TL;DR: The high seroprevalence confirm that leptospirosis is endemic among horses of Central and Southern Ethiopia and supports the idea that serovar Bratislava may be adapted to and maintained by the horse population of Centraland Southern Ethiopia. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 5, 2020

2016 journal article

Development and Evaluation of a Molecular Diagnostic Method for Rapid Detection of Histoplasma capsulatum var. farciminosum, the Causative Agent of Epizootic Lymphangitis, in Equine Clinical Samples

Journal of Clinical Microbiology, 54(12), 2990–2999.

By: C. Scantlebury*, G. Pinchbeck*, P. Loughnane*, N. Aklilu*, T. Ashine*, A. Stringer, L. Gordon*, M. Marshall*, R. Christley*, A. McCarthy*

Contributors: C. Scantlebury*, G. Pinchbeck*, P. Loughnane*, N. Aklilu*, T. Ashine*, A. Stringer, L. Gordo*, M. Marshall*, R. Christley*, A. McCarthy*

Ed(s): B. Fenwick

MeSH headings : Animals; Blood / microbiology; Corynebacterium pseudotuberculosis / isolation & purification; DNA, Ribosomal Spacer / genetics; Diagnosis, Differential; Ethiopia; Histoplasma / classification; Histoplasma / isolation & purification; Histoplasmosis / diagnosis; Histoplasmosis / microbiology; Histoplasmosis / veterinary; Horse Diseases / diagnosis; Horse Diseases / microbiology; Horses; Lymphangitis / diagnosis; Lymphangitis / microbiology; Lymphangitis / veterinary; Molecular Diagnostic Techniques / methods; Polymerase Chain Reaction / methods; Suppuration / microbiology
TL;DR: A nested PCR method targeting the internal transcribed spacer (ITS) region of the rRNA operon was validated for application to equine clinical samples and outperformed conventional microscopic diagnosis of EZL in equine blood and at high frequency among horses exhibiting cutaneous lesions. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 5, 2020

2016 journal article

Development and evaluation of a molecular diagnostic method to rapidly detect Histoplasma capsulatum var. farciminosum (causing Epizootic Lymphangitis) in equine clinical samples

Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 39(Supplement), S9–S10.

By: C. Scantlebury*, G. Pinchbeck*, P. Loughnane*, N. Aklilu*, T. Ashine*, A. Stringer*, L. Gordon*, M. Marshall* ...

Event: 10th International Equine Infectious Diseases Conference at Buenos Aires, Argentina on April 4-8, 2016

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
2. Zero Hunger (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Unraveling the causes of respiratory disease in the working equids of Ethiopia: A cross sectional survey

Journal of Equine Veterinary Science, 39, S98.

By: G. Laing*, R. Christley*, A. Stringer*, A. Radford*, N. Aklilu, R. Newton*, G. Pinchbeck*

TL;DR: Clinical signs of respiratory disease were relatively uncommon on examination of these working horses; however owners reported higher levels of respiratory signs in the previous 30 days, particularly coughing, consistent with results from the previous participatory studies. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: February 10, 2020

2015 journal article

Development and Evaluation of A Molecular Diagnostic Method to Rapidly DetectHistoplasma Capsulatum Var. Farciminosum(Causing Epizootic Lymphangitis) from Equine Clinical Samples

Equine Veterinary Journal, 47(S48), 20–20.

By: C. Scantlebury*, G. Pinchbeck*, P. Loughnane*, T. Ashine*, N. Aklilu*, A. Stringer, L. Gordon*, R. Christley*, A. McCarthy*

Event: British Equine Veterinary Association Congress 2015 at Liverpool, England

TL;DR: The identification of HCF in blood raises questions about the pathogenesis of H CF in horses and warrants further investigation, as well as validate a nested PCR method to confirm the presence of HAF in equine clinical samples. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: November 9, 2021

2015 conference paper

Longitudinal follow-up of the effectiveness of SPANA’s animal welfare education program in Ethiopia

The Proceedings of the International Society for Anthrozoology. Presented at the ISAZ 2015: Topics in Human-Animal Interactions, Saratoga Springs, New York, USA.

By: S. Albone, N. Aklilu, K. Mideksa & D. Hulme

Event: ISAZ 2015: Topics in Human-Animal Interactions at Saratoga Springs, New York, USA on July 7-9, 2015

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 16, 2021

2015 journal article

Participatory appraisal of the impact of epizootic lymphangitis in Ethiopia

Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 120(3-4), 265–276.

By: C. Scantlebury*, A. Zerfu*, G. Pinchbeck*, K. Reed, F. Gebreab, N. Aklilu, K. Mideksa, R. Christley*

Contributors: C. Scantlebury*, A. Zerfu*, G. Pinchbeck*, K. Reed, F. Gebreab, N. Aklilu, K. Mideksa, R. Christley*

author keywords: Epizootic lymphangitis; Working equids; Participatory research; Qualitative analysis; Disease prevention; Resource-poor settings
MeSH headings : Animal Husbandry; Animal Welfare; Animals; Community-Based Participatory Research; Ethiopia; Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Horse Diseases / diagnosis; Horse Diseases / prevention & control; Horses; Humans; Lymphangitis / diagnosis; Lymphangitis / prevention & control; Lymphangitis / veterinary; Ownership; Socioeconomic Factors; Zoonoses / diagnosis; Zoonoses / prevention & control
TL;DR: The impact of EZL was multi-dimensional and encompassed effects upon the horse, the individual owner and the wider society and required further investigation in order to develop practical and sustainable disease control strategies within endemic regions. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
1. No Poverty (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 5, 2020

2014 journal article

2014 ACVIM Forum Research Abstracts Program

Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 1. http://europepmc.org/abstract/PMC/PMC4895472

Nigatu Atlaw

Source: ORCID
Added: August 23, 2020

2014 journal article

African Horse Sickness Outbreaks Caused by Multiple Virus Types in Ethiopia

Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 61(2), 185–192.

By: N. Aklilu*, C. Batten*, E. Gelaye*, S. Jenberie*, G. Ayelet*, A. Wilson*, A. Belay*, Y. Asfaw* ...

Contributors: N. Aklilu*, C. Batten*, E. Gelaye*, S. Jenberie*, G. Ayelet*, A. Wilson*, A. Belay*, Y. Asfaw* ...

author keywords: real-time RT-PCR; African horse sickness serotypes; equids; Ethiopia; Orbivirus
MeSH headings : African Horse Sickness / epidemiology; African Horse Sickness / virology; African Horse Sickness Virus / genetics; African Horse Sickness Virus / immunology; African Horse Sickness Virus / isolation & purification; Animals; Antigens, Viral / immunology; DNA, Viral / analysis; Disease Outbreaks / veterinary; Ethiopia / epidemiology; Horses; Retrospective Studies; Reverse Transcriptase Polymerase Chain Reaction / veterinary; Viral Core Proteins / immunology; Virus Diseases / epidemiology; Virus Diseases / veterinary; Virus Diseases / virology
TL;DR: A retrospective analysis was carried out concerning 737 AHS outbreaks that occurred during 2007-2010 in Ethiopia, detecting multiple African horse sickness virus serotypes, including the first report of AHSV-4, A HSV-6 or AHSv-8 in Ethiopia. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 5, 2020

2014 conference paper

African Horse Sickness in Ethiopia: a review

In J. F. Wade (Ed.), The Proceedings of the 7th International Colloquium on Working Equids (pp. 180–182). Snetterton, Norwich, Norfolk: World Horse Welfare, Anne Colvin House.

By: N. Aklilu & A. Stringer

Ed(s): J. Wade

Event: International Colloquium on Working Equids at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK on July 1-3, 2014

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: October 23, 2020

2014 conference paper

Epizootic lymphangitis: a major welfare problem of working equids in Ethiopia

Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 28(3), 1119.

By: N. Aklilu, A. Stringer, H. Zewdu, G. Gemechu, G. Tefera, F. Desissa, T. Ashine, D. Lunn

Event: American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Forum at Nashville, Tennessee on June 4-7, 2014

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 16, 2021

2014 speech

Health and Welfare of Equines - Experiences from a British animal charity, the Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad (SPANA) working in Ethiopia

Atlaw, N. A. (2014, May). Seminar presented at the College of Veterinary Medicine, North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA.

By: N. Atlaw

Event: College of Veterinary Medicine at North Carolina State University, Raleigh, North Carolina, USA on May 30, 2014

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 16, 2021

2014 speech

Health and Welfare of Equines - Experiences from a British animal charity, the Society for the Protection of Animals Abroad (SPANA) working in Ethiopia

Atlaw, N. A. (2014, July). Seminar presented at the Institute of Infection and Global Health, The University of Liverpool, Leahurst Campus, Neston, Wirral, United Kingdom.

By: N. Atlaw

Event: Institute of Infection and Global Health at The University of Liverpool, Leahurst Campus, Neston, Wirral, United Kingdom on July 8, 2014

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 16, 2021

2014 conference paper

Infectious Diseases of Working Equids: Havemeyer Workshop Report

Journal of Veterinary Internal Medicine, 28(4), 1368–1369.

By: N. Aklilu, A. Stringer & D. Lunn

Event: American College of Veterinary Internal Medicine (ACVIM) Forum at Nashville, Tennessee on June 4-7, 2014

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 16, 2021

2014 journal article

Isolation and identification of aerobic bacterial species from upper respiratory tract of cart-horses in Central Ethiopia

Journal of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Health, 6(9), 239–244.

By: T. Debelu, N. Aklilu, T. Sisay & F. Desissa

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: October 23, 2020

2014 journal article

Lice infesting horses in three agroecological zones in central Oromia

Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 38(4), 352–357.

By: A. Tafese*, T. Jibat*, N. Aklilu*, H. Zewdu* & B. Kumsa*

Contributors: A. Tafese*, T. Jibat*, N. Aklilu*, H. Zewdu* & B. Kumsa*

TL;DR: Two species of lice are responsible for health and welfare problems of horses in all the districts in central Oromia and animal owners and veterinarians should consider lice control in horses as part of the ectoparasite control in other species of animals. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 5, 2020

2014 conference paper

Unravelling the causes of respiratory disease in the working equids of Ethiopia

In J. F. Wade (Ed.), The Proceedings of the 7th International Colloquium on Working Equids (pp. 183–186). Snetterton, Norwich, Norfolk: World Horse Welfare, Anne Colvin House.

By: G. Laing, R. Christley, A. Stringer, A. Radford, N. Aklilu, R. Newton, G. Pinchbeck

Ed(s): J. Wade

Event: International Colloquium on Working Equids at Royal Holloway, University of London, UK on July 1-3, 2014

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: October 23, 2020

2013 conference paper

Evaluation of the SPANA animal welfare education program in Ethiopia

The Proceedings of the International Society for Anthrozoology. Presented at the ISAZ 2013: Evidence-based Approaches to the Study of Human-Animal Interactions, Chicago, Illinois, USA.

By: S. Albone, N. Aklilu, K. Mideksa & D. Hulme

Event: ISAZ 2013: Evidence-based Approaches to the Study of Human-Animal Interactions at Chicago, Illinois, USA on July 18-19, 2013

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 16, 2021

2013 conference paper

Improving the Health and Welfare Working Equids in Ethiopia, SPANA’s Experience

Atlaw, N. A. (2013, November 22). Presented at the First International Havemeyer Foundation Workshop on Infectious Diseases of Working Horses and Donkeys, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.

By: N. Atlaw

Event: First International Havemeyer Foundation Workshop on Infectious Diseases of Working Horses and Donkeys at Addis Ababa, Ethiopia on November 18-22, 2013

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 16, 2021

2013 journal article

Ocular disease in working horses in Ethiopia: a cross-sectional study

Veterinary Record, 172(4), 99–103.

By: C. Scantlebury, N. Aklilu, K. Reed, D. Knottenbelt, F. Gebreab* & G. Pinchbeck*

Contributors: C. Scantlebury, N. Aklilu, K. Reed, D. Knottenbelt, F. Gebreab* & G. Pinchbeck*

MeSH headings : Age Factors; Aging / pathology; Animal Welfare; Animals; Awareness; Cross-Sectional Studies; Ethiopia / epidemiology; Eye Diseases / epidemiology; Eye Diseases / pathology; Eye Diseases / veterinary; Female; Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Horse Diseases / epidemiology; Horse Diseases / pathology; Horses; Male; Prevalence; Risk Factors; Surveys and Questionnaires
TL;DR: There appears to be either a lack of owner awareness, or a low perception of the importance of eye disease among owners, within a population of working horses in Ethiopia. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 5, 2020

2013 journal article

Outbreak investigation and molecular characterization of African horse sickness virus circulating in selected areas of Ethiopia

Acta Tropica, 127(2), 91–96.

By: G. Ayelet*, S. Derso*, S. Jenberie*, W. Tigre*, N. Aklilu*, E. Gelaye*, K. Asmare*

Contributors: G. Ayelet*, S. Derso*, S. Jenberie*, W. Tigre*, N. Aklilu*, E. Gelaye*, K. Asmare*

author keywords: Equine; African horse sickness; Virus serotype; Risk factors; Ethiopia
MeSH headings : African Horse Sickness / epidemiology; African Horse Sickness / virology; African Horse Sickness Virus / genetics; Animals; Data Collection; Disease Outbreaks; Ethiopia / epidemiology; Health Knowledge, Attitudes, Practice; Horses; Humans; Molecular Epidemiology; Retrospective Studies; Surveys and Questionnaires
TL;DR: The study conducted in central, northern and western parts of Ethiopia to investigate and identify circulating serotypes of African horse sickness virus (AHSV) revealed that equine owners do recognize AHS clinically and have a local name that varies in different regions. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 5, 2020

2012 conference paper

Development of the SPANA caring for animals questionnaire

The Proceedings of the International Society for Anthrozoology. Presented at the ISAZ 2012: The Arts & Sciences of Human-Animal Interaction, Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, United Kingdom.

By: S. Albone, N. Aklilu & D. Hulme

Event: ISAZ 2012: The Arts & Sciences of Human-Animal Interaction at Murray Edwards College, Cambridge, United Kingdom on July 11-13, 2012

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 16, 2021

2012 journal article

Evaluation of berries of Phytolacca dodecandra for growth inhibition of Histoplasma capsulatum var. farciminosum and treatment of cases of epizootic lymphangitis in Ethiopia

Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Biomedicine, 2(7), 505–510.

By: N. Mekonnen*, E. Makonnen*, N. Aklilu* & G. Ameni*

Contributors: N. Mekonnen*, E. Makonnen*, N. Aklilu* & G. Ameni*

MeSH headings : Animals; Antifungal Agents / isolation & purification; Antifungal Agents / pharmacology; Antifungal Agents / therapeutic use; Ethiopia; Fruit / chemistry; Histoplasma / drug effects; Horse Diseases / drug therapy; Horses; Lymphangitis / drug therapy; Lymphangitis / veterinary; Microbial Sensitivity Tests; Phytolacca dodecandra / chemistry; Plant Extracts / isolation & purification; Plant Extracts / pharmacology; Plant Extracts / therapeutic use; Treatment Outcome
TL;DR: It can be concluded that n-butanol extract of P. dodecandra demonstrates antifungal effects while the aqueous extract shows no antIfungal activity. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 5, 2020

2012 journal article

Prevalence and species composition of ixodid ticks infesting horses in three agroecologies in central Oromia, Ethiopia

Tropical Animal Health and Production, 44(1), 119–124.

By: B. Kumsa*, H. Tamrat*, G. Tadesse*, N. Aklilu* & R. Cassini*

Contributors: B. Kumsa*, H. Tamrat*, G. Tadesse*, N. Aklilu* & R. Cassini*

author keywords: Highland; Horse; Lowland; Midland; Prevalence; Ixodid tick species
MeSH headings : Agriculture; Animals; Cross-Sectional Studies; Ethiopia / epidemiology; Female; Horse Diseases / epidemiology; Horse Diseases / parasitology; Horses; Ixodidae / classification; Male; Prevalence; Seasons; Tick Infestations / epidemiology; Tick Infestations / parasitology; Tick Infestations / veterinary
TL;DR: The overall prevalence of tick infestation on horses was significantly (P < 0.05) higher both in the midland and the lowland, than the highland, which suggests that horses in midlands and lowland are at higher risk oftick infestation than those horses in the highlands. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref
Added: February 5, 2020

2012 journal article

Rift Valley Fever: A Fatal Viral Disease of Neonatal Animals

International Journal of Livestock Research, 2(2), 14.

By: M. Pal, N. Aklilu & B. Giro

TL;DR: Rift Valley fever is considered as an occupational disease of livestock handlers, dairy farmers, abattoir workers and veterinarians, and it is imperative to take all necessary precautions to protect from infection. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
3. Good Health and Well-being (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, ORCID
Added: February 10, 2020

2011 speech

Infectious diseases of Equines in Ethiopia

Atlaw, N. A. (2011, February). Presented at the College of Veterinary Medicine, Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia.

By: N. Atlaw

Event: College of Veterinary Medicine at Jimma University, Jimma, Ethiopia on February 3-4, 2011

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 16, 2021

2010 conference paper

Participatory assessment of the impact of epizootic lymphangitis in Ethiopia

Proceedings of the 6th International Colloquium on Working Equids: learning from others, 184–186. 30 Farringdon Street, London: The Brooke.

By: E. Scantlebury C., P. Pinchbeck G., K. Reed, F. Gebreab, A. Zerfu, N. Aklilu, K. Mideksa, R. Christley

Event: The 6th International Colloquium on Working Equids: Learning from Others at New Delhi, India on November 29 - December 2, 2010

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: October 23, 2020

2010 conference paper

Socioeconomic impact of Epizootic Lymphangitis on the horse drawn taxi business in central Ethiopia

Proceedings of the 6th International Colloquium on Working Equids: Learning from Others, 83–86. 30 Farringdon Street, London: The Brooke.

By: N. Aklilu & Z. Abebaw

Event: The 6th International Colloquium on Working Equids: Learning from Others at New Delhi, India on November 29 - December 2, 2010

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: October 23, 2020

2010 speech

Tackling Epizootic lymphangitis - SPANA’s Horse Health and Welfare Project

Atlaw, N. A. (2010, February). Presented at the Epizootic lymphangitis: its current epidemiological status in Ethiopia and the way forward for its further study and control, College of Veterinary Medicine of Addis Ababa University, Debre Zeit, Ethiopia.

By: N. Atlaw

Event: Epizootic lymphangitis: its current epidemiological status in Ethiopia and the way forward for its further study and control at College of Veterinary Medicine of Addis Ababa University, Debre Zeit, Ethiopia on February 10, 2010

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: November 16, 2021

2007 conference paper

Treatment of epizootic lymphangitis in cart horses through participatory method

In R. A. Pearson, C. J. Muir, & M. Farrow (Eds.), Proceedings of the fifth international colloquium on working equines: the future for working equines (pp. 441–444). Sidmouth, Devon: The Donkey Sanctuary.

By: A. Getachew, B. Endebu, F. Gebreab, K. Jones, N. Aklilu, A. Zerfu, K. Midekssa

Ed(s): R. Pearson, C. Muir & M. Farrow

Event: The Future of Working Equines, the 5th International Colloquium on Working Equines at Addis Ababa University, Ethiopia on October 30 - November 2, 2006

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: October 23, 2020

Employment

Updated: March 20th, 2024 11:12

2023 - present

ORAU/ORISE Fellow at NVSL-USDA/APHIS Ames, Iowa, US
Research Microbiologist Bacterial Typing Section

2022 - 2023

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Postdoctoral Research Scholar Population Health and Pathobiology

2017 - 2021

NC State University Raleigh, NC, US
Graduate Research Assistant Population Health and Pathobiology

2010 - 2017

Addis Ababa University Debre Zeit, Oromia, ET
Country Director of SPANA Ethiopia Project College of Veterinary Medicine

2004 - 2010

Addis Ababa University Debre Zeit, Oromia, ET
Team Leader/Project Leader College of Veterinary Medicine

2002 - 2004

Ministry of Agriculture, Ethiopia Alage, Oromia, ET
Assistant Lecturer Alage Technical Vocational Education and Training Center

Education

Updated: February 2nd, 2023 09:55

2017 - 2021

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
PhD Population Health and Pathobiology

2008 - 2011

Addis Ababa University Debre Zeit, Oromia, ET
MSc College of Veterinary Medicine

1994 - 2002

Addis Ababa University Debre Zeit, Oromia, ET
DVM College of Veterinary Medicine

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