Text and Data Mining valid from 2018-12-01
Received: 13 August 2018
Accepted: 16 November 2018
First Online: 3 December 2018
Ethics approval and consent to participate
: Permission for the study was obtained from the required authorities and Local Ethical Committees in Adamawa Region, Cameroon including the Regional delegation of Livestock, Fisheries and Animal Industries, Regional Delegation of Public Health, School of Veterinary Medicine and Sciences of the University of Ngaoundéré and Ngaoundéré Regional Hospital. These bodies also provided the research with staff to facilitate data collection during the study.The purpose of the study was explained (with the assistance of local veterinary and medical practitioners, community leaders and trusted intermediaries) to personnel at the Ngaoundéré abattoir and pregnant women at the Ngaoundéré hospital. Cattle professional including butchers (for animal survey), personnel at the Ngaoundéré abattoir and pregnant women on antenatal consultations at the Ngaoundéré Hospital (for human survey) were used in the study after giving their written informed consent.
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