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The aim of this work was to obtain the best possible estimate of the relevance of bovine tuberculosis (BTB) in humans in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Colombia, Costa Rica, Dominican Republic, Ecuador, Peru, Uruguay and Venezuela. Sources of information were a questionnaire filled by the participant...

Author(s)
Kantor, I. N. de; Ambroggi, M.; Poggi, S.; Morcillo, N.; Telles, M. A. da S.; Ribeiro, M. O.; Garzón Torres, M. C.; Llerena Polo, C.; Ribón, W.; García, V.; Kuffo, D.; Asencios, L.; Vásquez Campos, L. M.; Rivas, C.; Waard, J. H. de
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tuberculosis, 2008, 88, 4, pp 358-365
Abstract

The data available are discussed in a separate chapter for each country. The highest incidence of bovine TB is in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, Paraguay, Peru and Uruguay, particularly in dairy herds. Bolivia, Cuba, Haiti and the Dominican Republic have no official data. Central American countries have ...

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Carrillo, C. G.; Szyfres, B.
Publisher
Rome: Food & Agriculture Organization.,
Citation
La tuberculosis animal en las Americas y su trans-mision al hombre., 1963, pp 62 pp.
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Brucella abortus was isolated from cattle in 1897 by the Danish veterinarian Bernard Bang (Bang, 1897). The disease caused by Brucella abortus (B....

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Cover for Criollo cattle

Anthropological and palaeontological evidence shows that cattle were absent in America until Christopher Columbus discovered the continent. In 1493,...

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According to Olson and Miller (1987), the initial descriptions of enzootic bovine leukosis (EBL) were published in German medical literature in...

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Cover for bovine herpesvirus 1 infections

Infectious bovine rhinotracheitis (IBR) is a contagious viral disease of cattle caused by bovine herpesvirus 1 (BHV-1) (Gibbs and Rweyemamu, 1977;...

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This disease is on the list of diseases notifiable to the World Organisation for Animal Health (OIE). The distribution section contains data from...

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Datasheet Type(s): Veterinary Arthropod, Vector of Animal Disease

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Cover for coccidiosis

Coccidiosis is a disease that is caused by microscopically visible parasites named ‘coccidia’ [mainly Eimeria spp and Isospora spp]. These parasites...

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Cover for Toxoplasma gondii

The name Toxoplasma (toxon = arc, plasma = form) is derived from the crescent shape of the tachyzoite stage. There are 3 infectious stages of T....

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