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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

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

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
Abstract

From surface examination, livers of 256 (1.01%) of 25 358 pigs aged 6 months at an abattoir in Cheongju City (Korea) in 1989-91 were found to be infected with metacestodes of the Asian Taenia saginata (T. saginata taiwanensis). Infections in suspect livers were confirmed by microscopy of sliced...

Author(s)
Eom, K. S.; Rim, H. J.
Citation
Korean Journal of Parasitology, 1992, 30, 1, pp 15-20