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Background: The zoonotic parasite Taenia saginata transmits between humans, the definitive host (causing taeniosis), and bovines as the intermediate host (causing cysticercosis). Central and western Asia and the Caucasus have large cattle populations and beef consumption is widespread. However, an...

Author(s)
Torgerson, P. R.; Abdybekova, A. M.; Minbaeva, G.; Shapiyeva, Z.; Thomas, L. F.; Dermauw, V.; Devleesschauwer, B.; Gabriël, S.; Dorny, P.; Braae, U. C.; Saratsis, A.; Robertson, L. J.; Bobić, B.
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BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 175, pp (18 April 2019)
Abstract

A Taenia multiceps metacestode was recovered from the anterior part of the cranial cavity of a cow (6-7 years of age) at the veterinary hospital of Shiraz, Iran. The animal appeared uncoordinated and had impaired vision. The skulls of a further 165 cattle were examined but none was infected. This...

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Moghaddar, N.; Oryan, A.; Gaur, S. N. S.
Citation
Journal of Applied Animal Research, 1992, 2, 2, pp 119-121
Abstract

The livers of slaughtered cattle infected with F. hepatica were usually irregularly shaped, with prominent bile ducts seen on the liver surface as greyish-white, firm-branching streaks. Atrophy of the left lobe due to fibrosis and ischaemia was evident. In section the main ducts had walls...

Author(s)
Massoud, J.; Vedadi, L.
Citation
Iranian Journal of Public Health, 1982, 11, 1/2, pp 1-21
Abstract

Hydatid cysts were recovered from about 537 of 48 268 patients (1.1%) examined at hospitals in Mashhad, Iran. The rate of infection tended to be higher among women. Adults were recovered from 50 of 266 stray dogs (18.8%) examined during 1968 to 1975 and cysts from 926 of 12 813 sheep and goats...

Author(s)
Lari, M. M.; Manoochehr Moatekef, M. D.; Farid, R.
Citation
Revista Iberica de Parasitologia, 1981, 41, 4, pp 581-590
Abstract

Examination of 10 pseudo-alveolar cysts collected from cattle livers from the Teheran abattoir, Iran, from 1975 to 1981 showed that 9 were infected with Actinomyces bovis. It is suggested that long association of the microorganism with old or ruptured cysts may stimulate the hydatid cyst to expand...

Author(s)
Mobedi, I.; Vandyoosefi, J.; Talebi-Najad, A.; Akbarzadeh, J.
Citation
Archives de l'Institut Razi, 1981, No.32, pp 81-89

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