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Dr. Mukarati, N. L


PhD candidate (UZ), MSc (Royal Veterinary College, London), BVSc (UZ)

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Wildlife Diseases

Faculty: Veterinary Science
Research Category: Physical Sciences

Phone: +263 242 303211 Ext. 19048

Makanyanga TB, Mutema G, Mukarati NL, Chikerema SM, Makaya PV, Musari S, Matope G(2014). Microbial quality of Nile crocodile (Crocodylus niloticus) meat from three selected farms in Zimbabwe. International Journal of Food Microbiology, 170, 44-47.
Motsi TR, Tichiwangana SC, Matope G, Mukarati NL (2013). A serological survey of brucellosis in wild ungulate species from five game parks in Zimbabwe. Onderstepoort Journal of Veterinary Research 80(1), Art. # 586, 4 pages,
Mukarati NL, Vassilev GD, Tagwireyi WM and Tavengwa M (2013). Occurrence, prevalence and intensity of internal parasite infections of African lions (Panthera leo) in enclosures at a Recreation Park in Zimbabwe. Journal of Zoo and Wildlife Medicine, 44 (3): 686-693,
Mohan K, Dziva F, Moyo D, Mukarati NL (2005). Possible new Chlamydophila species causing chlamydiosis in farmed Nile crocodiles (Crocodylus niloticus). Veterinary Record, 157: 23-25
Penzhorn BL, Stylianides E, Van Vuuren M, Alexander K, Meltzer DGA, Mukarati N (2002). Seroprevalence ofToxoplasma gondii in free-ranging lion and leopard populations in southern Africa. South African Journal of Wildlife Research 32 (2): 163-165
Anderson EC, Hutchings GH, Mukarati N, Wilkinson PJ (1998). African swine fever virus infection of the bushpig (Potamochoerus porcus) and its significance in the epidemiology of the disease. Veterinary Microbiology, 62 (1): 1-15

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A report to the Director-General, Zimbabwe Parks & Wildlife Management Authority (PWMA) on the impact of anthrax outbreak in wildlife in Mana Pools National Park, Zambezi Valley. (2011). The report was basis for official public communication and action plan for control of the disease by the PWMA.
Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza Surveillance Program in Zimbabwe – Progress and Plans. FAO (UN) & Department of Veterinary Field Services (DVFS), (2010).
Regional Community Base Natural Resources Management (CBNRM) -Capacity Building Program in Southern Africa-: End of Implementation Phase Report (Project No 9F0751). World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), Southern Africa Regional Office, Harare, Zimbabwe. (2010).
Study of Communal Areas Management Program for Indigenous Resources (CAMPFIRE) Performance in Ten Rural District Councils of Zimbabwe. CAMPFIRE Association, Zimbabwe. (2009)
Situational Analysis of Settlement Patterns and Problem Animal Control in Communal Areas Management Program fo

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