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Dr. A. Murondoti (M)

Senior Lecturer & Clinician

Dr. A Murondoti, PhD (UZ), MVSc (University of Utrecht), BVSc (UZ)

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Areas of Expertise and Research Interest: Negative Energy Balance in Production Animal Diseases

Research Publications

  1. Murondoti A, Wensing Th, Kruip TAM, Beynen AC (2005). The metabolic basis for dietary prevention of periparturient fatty liver in high producing dairy cows. International Journal of Dairy Sciences, 1(1): 1-7
  2. Murondoti A, Rukkwameuk T, Kruip TAM, Wensing Th, Meijer GAL, Beynen AC (2005). Post-partum supplementation with rumen undegradable protein does not reduce fatty liver development in dairy cows as induced by overfeeding during the dry period. International Journal of Dairy Sciences, 1(1): 8-13
  3. Murondoti A, Jorritsma R, Beynen AC, Wensing Th, Geelen MJH (2004). Unrestricted feed intake during the dry period impairs post-partum oxidation and synthesis of fatty acids in the liver of dairy cows. Journal of Dairy Science, 87: 672-679
  4. Murondoti A, Jorritsma R, Beynen AC, Wensing Th, Geelen MJH (2004). Activities of the enzymes of hepatic gluconeogenesis in periparturient dairy cows with induced fatty liver. Journal of Dairy Research, 71(2): 129-134
  5. Jorritsma R, Murondoti A, Vos PL, Noordhuizen JP, Kruip TA (2004). Metabolic homeostasis in postpartum dairy cow hampered by fatty livers. Veterinary Record,155(5): 151-152
  6. Murondoti A, Busayi RM (2001). Periparturient paresis in dairy cows: A review. Zimbabwe Veterinary Journal, 32(1): 43-51, (
  7. Murondoti A, Tivapasi MT, Geelen MJH, Wensing Th, Beynen AC (2000). The effect of postpartum rumen undegradable protein supplementation on hepatic enzyme activities in dairy cows with fatty liver. International Journal of Vitamin and Nutrition Research, 72: 336-340
  8. Murondoti A, Busayi RM (2000). Perineomelia, polydactly and other malformations in a Mashona calf. Veterinary Record, 148(16): 512-513
  9. Busayi RM, Murondoti A (2000). Syndactlysim in a Mashona Calf. A case report. Zimbabwe Veterinary Journal, 31(3): 92-94, (
  10. Murondoti A, Van Der Kolk JH, van Der Linde-Sip (1999). Diabetes mellitus in a pregnant heifer persistently infected with bovine viral diarrhea virus.  Veterinary Record, 144: 268-269
  11. Bwangamoi O, Obwolo MJ, Adeyanju JB, Murondoti A, Samkange A, Ndengu M (1997). Undifferentiated astrocytoma in a Doberman pinscher bitch. Zimbabwe Veterinary Journal, 28(2): 65-70, (
  12. Adeyanju JB, Samkange A, Ndengu M, Murondoti A (1996). Canine prostatic enlargement: Outcome of conservative management in eight cases. Zimbabwe Veterinary Journal, 27(2): 5-9

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