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The prevalence of C. bovis [Taenia saginata] infection in slaughtered livestock from Calcutta and surrounding areas, India, is reported. During one study, 6 of 428 cattle and none of 612 buffaloes were infected. In a 2nd study, 11 of 200 cattle and none of 100 buffaloes were infected. Three of 800...

Ratnam, S.; Khanna, P. N.
Indian Journal of Comparative Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, 1988, 9, 2, pp 65-67

Examination (post mortem) of 1946 pigs in Shillong and Nongstoin, Meghalaya, India, from March 1986 to June 1988 revealed Ascaris suum (in 51.6%), Gnathostoma hispidum (in 0.26%), Macracanthorhynchus hirudinaceus (in 6.5%) and Cysticercus cellulosae [Taenia solium]. Of 364 chickens examined, 0.2%...

Yadav, A. K.; Tandon, V.
Indian Journal of Animal Health, 1989, 28, 2, pp 169-171