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Dr S. Chikerema

Dr. S. Chikerema

PhD candidate (UZ), MVSc (UZ), BVSc (UZ)

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Areas of Expertise and Research Interest: Epidemiology, molecular and spatial epidemiology of zoonoses.


Research Publications:

  1. 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.
  2. Chikerema SM, Murwira A, Matope G, Pfukenyi DM (2013). Spatial modeling of Bacillus anthracis ecological niche in Zimbabwe. Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 111(1-2): 25-30,
  3. Chikerema SM, Matope G, Pfukenyi DM (2013). Awareness and attitude towards zoonoses with particular reference to anthrax among cattle owners in selected rural communities of Zimbabwe. Vector-Borne and Zoonotic Diseases, 13(4): 243-249,
  4. Chikerema SM, Pfukenyi DM, Hang’ombe BM, L’Abee-Lund TM, Matope GM (2012). Isolation of Bacillus anthracisfrom soil in selected high-risk areas of Zimbabwe. Journal of Applied Microbiology, 133(6): 1389-1395,
  5. Chikerema SM, Pfukenyi DM, Matope G, Bhebhe E (2012). Temporal and spatial distribution of cattle anthrax outbreaks in Zimbabwe between 1967 and 2006. Tropical Animal Health and Production, 44(1): 63-70,

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