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Humans suffer from several foodborne helminth zoonotic diseases, some of which can be deadly (e.g. trichinellosis, cerebral cysticercosis) while others are chronic and cause only mild illness (e.g. intestinal taeniosis). The route of infection is normally consumption of the parasite's natural host...

Author(s)
Murrell, K. D.
Publisher
Office International des Épizooties, Paris, France
Citation
Revue Scientifique et Technique - Office International des Épizooties, 2013, 32, 2, pp 559-569
AbstractFull Text

The concept of comparative medicine is not new; however the onset of the 21st century has seen an increased profile in the execution of its principles, known today in a wider context as "One Health". The appearance over the past decade of emerging zoonoses such as Highly Pathogenic Avian Influenza, ...

Author(s)
Okello, A. L.; Welburn, S. C.
Publisher
Commonwealth Veterinary Association, Bangalore, India
Citation
Journal of Commonwealth Veterinary Association, 2011, 27, 2, pp 21-27
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During 2008, 44 of the 53 (83%) Member States of the African Union submitted their disease status report to IBAR. This was an improvement over 2007 where only 32 (60%) countries filed their report. Out of the expected 636 monthly disease reports from all countries, IBAR received a total of 505...

Publisher
African Union Inter-African Bureau for Animal Resources (AU-IBAR), Nairobi, Kenya
Citation
Pan African Animal Health Yearbook, 2008, 2008, pp x + 51 + XV pp.
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Human taeniansis bovis is widely found in pastoral areas of western China. It is caused by Taenia saginata when infected beef is consumed. It is also caused by T. saginata asiatica when infected raw pig liver is consumed. This paper reviews the latest research findings on comparative morphology,...

Author(s)
Bao HaiEn
Publisher
Sun Yat-sen Medical Science of Sun Yat-sen University, Guangzhou, China
Citation
Journal of Tropical Medicine (Guangzhou), 2002, 2, 3, pp 215-218, 299
Abstract

Human taeniasis caused by Taenia saginata in eastern Asia has a distinctive epidemiological pattern and cysticercosis is more frequent in pigs than in cattle. To determine the taxonomic status of T. saginata in this region, field surveys, experimental infections, and morphological and immunological ...

Author(s)
Fan PingChin; Chung WenCheng
Citation
Chinese Journal of Microbiology and Immunology, 1998, 31, 2, pp 84-89
Abstract

The prevalence of Taenia solium and T. saginata infections in animals and humans from Brazil is reviewed. High risk states are considered to include São Paulo, Paraná, Santa Catarina and Rio Grande do Sul, while Pará, Piauí, Goiás and Rio de Janeiro are considered to be middle risk areas. Rondônia, ...

Author(s)
Gonçalves Villa, M. F.
Citation
Higiene Alimentar, 1995, 9, 36, pp 8-11
Abstract

Data on human taeniasis and human and animal cysticercosis in Honduras were gathered from laboratory, medical and slaughterhouse records, proglottid identification and surveys. The infection rate for human taeniasis was 2.7/1000 individuals at the University Hospital, 10/100 in the southern...

Author(s)
Kaminsky, R. G. de
Citation
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 1991, 85, 4, pp 531-534
Abstract

The problem of taeniasis/cysticercosis and the case for eradication are discussed under the headings: biology and transmission; medical and veterinary impact; prevalence and distribution; current strategies; remaining barriers; new tools and knowledge; research and planning needs.

Author(s)
Schantz, P. M.; Cruz, M.; Sarti, E.; Pawlowski, Z.
Citation
Bulletin of the Pan American Health Organization, 1993, 27, 4, pp 397-403
Abstract

In 1986, 36 235 (0.697%) of 5 199 622 cattle and 34 (0.000088%) of 38 582 807 pigs slaughtered and inspected were infected with cysticercosis. 219 cattle and 14 pig carcasses were totally condemned.

Author(s)
Borowka, J.
Citation
Fleischwirtschaft, 1988, 68, 4, pp 499
Abstract

The annual prevalences of Taenia saginata and Taenia solium metacestodes in cattle and pigs in Chile are presented based on Ministry of Health slaughterhouse data for the years 1977-1986. Over the 10 years there was a decrease in prevalence from 0.2% to 0.1% for T. saginata and from 0.7% to 0.1%...

Author(s)
Schenone, H.; Rojas, A.
Citation
Boletín Chileno de Parasitología, 1988, 43, 3-4, pp 66-67

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