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Table 11 Counts of primary cause of deaths attributed by expert committee

From: Design and descriptive epidemiology of the Infectious Diseases of East African Livestock (IDEAL) project, a longitudinal calf cohort study in western Kenya

Cause of death No. calves
East coast fever 32
Unknown 20
Haemonchosis 9
Heartwater 6
Trauma 3
Actiomyces pyogenes 1
Babesiosis 1
Bacterialpneumonia 1
Black Quarter 1
Cassava 1
Foreign body 1
Mis-mothering 1
Rabies 1
Salmonellosis 1
Trypanosomiasis 1
Turning sickness 1
Viral pneumonia 1
No post mortem carried out 6
Total 88
  1. NB 2 additional calves were considered to have died with ECF as a secondary contributing cause; one with heartwater and another with black quarter.