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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

The prevalence of metacestodiasis was investigated in 279 cattle, 171 pigs and 269 goats slaughtered at various abattoirs in Mizoram, Nagaland and Assam, India, between March 1986 and August 1987. The overall infection rates in the 3 states were 14.69%, 14.61% and 27.50%, respectively. The...

Author(s)
Roy, B.; Tandon, V.
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Health, 1989, 28, 1, pp 5-10
Abstract

A general account of Taenia infection is given, with particular reference to the parasite's importance in India. The distribution, life cycle, diagnosis and control of the infection in man, pigs and cattle, are all considered.

Author(s)
Varma, T. K.
Citation
Livestock Adviser, 1991, 16, 7, pp 9-10
Abstract

Six 34- to 44-day-old Small-Ear-Miniature pigs and one 14-day-old Holstein calf were each fed 10 000 Taenia eggs collected from a patient in the Philippines, and sacrificed 27-43 days pi. The infection rate was 100% for both pigs and calf with cysticerci recovery rates of 11% and 6%, respectively....

Author(s)
Fan, P. C.; Lin, C. Y.; Chung, W. C.
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 1992, 22, 2, pp 235-238
Abstract

During 1980-92, a general survey on the epidemiology of hydatid disease was carried out in Tacheng, Yumin, Emin and Tuoti County, Tacheng Region, Xinjiang, China. The Carson test with hydatid cyst fluid as antigen indicated that 2995 of 43 966 inhabitants (6.8%) were positive, with no great...

Author(s)
Qi ZhiRong; Yang WeiJun; Song XiuSheng; Guo ShuiFa; Ge YouSheng; Yang WenChuan; Lin YuGuang; Hong LingXian; Guan JiaZhen; Peng WenFeng
Citation
Endemic Diseases Bulletin, 1995, 10, 2, pp 50-54
Abstract

From September 1981 to March 1984, 227 cattle, 57 buffaloes, 203 goats and 106 pigs were examined from a slaughterhouse in northern India for the presence of metacestodes. The prevalence of hydatid cysts in cattle, buffaloes, pigs and goats was 9.7, 10.6, 2.8 and 7.8% resp. Cysticercus cellulosae ...

Author(s)
Deka, D. K.; Borkakoty, M. R.; Lahkar, B. C.
Citation
Indian Journal of Parasitology, 1985, 9, 1, pp 83-85
Abstract

Sixteen cross bred Landrace-Duroc-Hampshire pigs were inoculated per os with 25 000-90 000 eggs of Asian T. saginata (tentatively called T. saginata taiwanensis) which is known to infect humans by way of the internal organs of intermediate host animals. 2 further pigs were used as uninfected...

Author(s)
Eom, K. S.; Rim, H. J.; Geerts, S.
Citation
Korean Journal of Parasitology, 1992, 30, 4, pp 269-275
Abstract

In order to determine the prevalence of taeniasis, epidemiological surveys were conducted in 1986 and 1987, in Weo-Wum-Ri and Ku-Wom-Ri on Cheju Island, Korea Republic. The overall infection rate was 7% (76 of 1102). The prevalence of infected males (99%) was higher than that of females (5%). The...

Author(s)
Fan, P. C.; Soh, C. T.
Citation
Yonsei Reports on Tropical Medicine, 1989, 20, pp 64-67
Abstract

In order to understand the role of raw meat and viscera eating habits in the transmission of taeniasis in Asian counties, 1502 infected aborigines in 10 mountainous districts/towns of 6 counties in Taiwan, 58 infected persons in 2 villages on Cheju Island, Korea, and 97 cases in Ambarita District...

Author(s)
Fan, P. C.; Chung, W. C.; Soh, C. T.; Kosman, M. L.
Citation
Acta Tropica, 1992, 50, 4, pp 305-315
Abstract

From 1980 to 1985, 3550 pigs, 530 cattle, 370 buffalo, 1850 sheep and 2100 goats of different breeds, age and sex from different parts of Uttar Pradesh State, India, were screened for the presence of cysticerci. Economic losses due to condemnation of affected meat were calculated. The overall...

Author(s)
Pathak, K. M. L.; Gaur, S. N. S.
Citation
Acta Leidensia, 1989, 57, 2, pp 197-200

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