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During 1988 and 1989, the mesenteric veins of 901 cattle were examined for the presence of schistosomes at the Kandy slaughterhouse (Sri Lanka). 281 were infected, giving an overall prevalence of infection of 31.2%. The rate of infection in animals younger than 2 years was less (21.3%) than in...

Author(s)
Bont, J. de; Vercruysse, J.; Aken, D. van; Southgate, V. R.; Rollinson, D.; Moncrieff, C.
Citation
Parasitology, 1991, 102, 2, pp 237-241
Abstract

Surveys of 332 naturally infected bovines at 8 abattoirs in Senegal, Gambia and Mali were carried out to determine the prevalence of infection with S. bovis and S. curassoni, and to pinpoint areas where the distribution of the species overlap. S. bovis was the commonest schistosome of cattle in...

Author(s)
Rollinson, D.; Southgate, V. R.; Vercruysse, J.; Moore, P. J.
Citation
Acta Tropica, 1990, 47, 2, pp 101-114
Abstract

S. nasale was detected in 12.6% of 1393 cattle slaughtered in Kandy, Sri Lanka, between January and December 1987. The prevalence was significantly lower in March (3%) than in other months (10-17%). The prevalence of infection, number of lesions and severity of lesions increased with increasing age ...

Author(s)
Bont, J. de; Aken, D. van; Vercruysse, J.; Fransen, J.; Southgate, V. R.; Rollinson, D.
Citation
Parasitology, 1989, 98, 2, pp 197-202
Abstract

At the abattoir in Tambacounda, Senegal, Schistosoma spp. were recovered from 19 of 46 cattle. One of the animals was infected with S. bovis, the other 18 had S. curassoni. 2 animals had worms thought to be hybrids of S. bovis and S. curassoni. Of 11 sheep and 12 goats only 1 goat was infected with ...

Author(s)
Rollinson, D.; Vercruysse, J.; Southgate, V. R.; Moore, P. J.; Ross, G. C.; Walker, T. K.; Knowles, R. J.
Publisher
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, Dordrecht, Netherlands
Citation
Helminth zoonoses., 1987, pp 119-131
Abstract

Human and cattle schistosomiasis occurs in Senegal and 4 aetiological species have been noted: Schistosoma haematobium, S. mansoni, S. bovis and S. curassoni. This paper reports 4 surveys investigating the distribution of the parasites and of their intermediate snail hosts in that area.
(1) Snails...

Author(s)
Vercruysse, J.; Southgate, V. R.; Rollinson, D.
Citation
Acta Tropica, 1985, 42, 3, pp 249-259
Abstract

A survey of 5722 sheep and 1752 goats at the abbatoir in Dakar, Senegal showed that the overall prevalence of schistosomiasis was 2.1%. Of the 112 animals where identification of the schistosome species was possible, all were infected with Schistosoma curassoni, and 2.7% had mixed infection with S. ...

Author(s)
Vercruysse, J.; Southgate, V. R.; Rollinson, D.
Citation
Journal of Natural History, 1984, 18, 6, pp 969-976

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