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Abstract

After a discussion of the incidence of Onchocerca in bovines, the authors describe the presence of numerous onchocerci in fibrous nodules in the umbilicus of a wild buffalo. No microfilariae were found. The parasite was provisionally grouped as O. gibsoni from its structure, although the nodule...

Author(s)
Rodhain, J.; Gillain, J.
Publisher
Societe Belge de Medecine Tropicale, Bruxelles, Belgium
Citation
Annales de la Societe Belge de Medecine Tropicale, 1938, 18, pp 85-88
Abstract

Skin samples were taken from 15 different regions of the hides of 52 cattle from the Midi-Pyrénées region of France. Microfilariae were recovered from 20 cattle and were found only on the ventral midline, with the highest concn in the region of the umbilicus.

Author(s)
Bevilaqua, C. M. L.; Achi, L. Y.; Dorchies, P.
Citation
Revue de Médecine Vétérinaire, 1993, 144, 1, pp 57-59
Abstract

Weekly examination of skin samples from the umbilical area of 654 cattle from April 1990 to April 1992 at an abattoir in Ariège revealed an overall 55.6% infection rate. Significant age and seasonal variations were found.

Author(s)
Bevilaqua, C. M. L.; Achi, L. Y.; Dorchies, P.
Citation
Revue de Médecine Vétérinaire, 1993, 144, 2, pp 105-108