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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.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 175, pp (18 April 2019)
Abstract

Taenia saginata is the most common species of tapeworm infecting humans. Infection is acquired by eating cysticercus larvae in undercooked beef. A closely related species, T. asiatica, is found in eastern and southeastern Asia. The larvae of T. asiatica develop in viscera of pigs. In northern...

Author(s)
Konyaev, S. V.; Nakao, M.; Ito, A.; Lavikainen, A.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2017, 23, 12, pp 2030-2037
Abstract

Within the genus Taenia, three species are human parasites: T. solium, T. saginata and a new uncommon species, T. asiatica, described recently in Asia. T. saginata and T. solium live as adult tapeworms in human intestines, where they cause taeniasis. T. saginata is widely present worldwide, in all...

Author(s)
Bouteille, B.
Publisher
John Libbey Eurotext, Montrouge, France
Citation
Médecine et Santé Tropicales, 2014, 24, 4, pp 367-374
Abstract

Urban sewage production is increasing and its agronomical use as a fertilizer has been advocated. Considerable defiance is prevalent in consumers and among farmers on the use of such fertilizers due to unknown pathological or environmental risks. The aim of the present review was to consider which...

Author(s)
Cabaret, J.; Geerts, S.; Madeline, M.; Ballandonne, C.; Barbier, D.
Publisher
EDP Sciences, Les Ulis, France
Citation
Veterinary Research, 2002, 33, 5, pp 575-597
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 results of investigations on Echinococcus, carried out in Yakutiya, Russia, are reported. The parasite was found in 50 (48.7%) of 104 wolves (4 were infected with both E. granulosus and E. multilocularis) and in over 40% of (mainly hunting) dogs. Metacestodes were found in 64.8% of 54 elks (...

Author(s)
Isakov, S. I.; Safronov, M. G.; Ivanova, R. N.
Citation
Veterinariya (Moskva), 1993, No.9, pp 36-39
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

Faecal samples of ruminants (cattle, buffaloes, sheep, goats) in the Kangra Valley, Himachal Pradesh, India, were examined for gastrointestinal parasites between October 1984 and September 1987. Of 1194 animals, 1017 (85%) were positive for various single or mixed infections. Fasciola sp. were...

Author(s)
Krishna, L.; Jithendran, K. P.; Vaid, J.
Citation
International Journal of Animal Sciences, 1989, 4, 2, pp 183-184
Abstract

Echinococcus infections of cattle and sheep were investigated in 25 county abattoirs, as organized by The General Station of Animal Science and Veterinary Medicine of Qinghai Province, in autumn, 1991. E. granulosus infections in dogs were also investigated in some counties; the prevalence of...

Author(s)
Yang, F. C.
Citation
Qinghai Xumu Shouyi Zazhi, 1992, 22, 6, pp 22-25
Abstract

In the period December, 1986, to December, 1987, unilocular echinococcosis was detected at the Obihiro Meat Inspection Centre in 94 (2.4%) of 3864 beef cattle imported from Australia. Hydatid cysts were found in the lungs in 85, the liver in 55, the kidneys in 3 and the spleen in 2; the livers were ...

Author(s)
Sakui, M.; Morita, K.; Ohfuji, S.; Ishige, M.
Citation
Journal of the Japan Veterinary Medical Association, 1992, 45, 5, pp 344-347

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