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This study aimed to group cattle carcasses with similar characteristics to assess the group-specific prevalence of cysticercosis using data from the slaughter of 15,002 cattle. The following variables were recorded: carcass weight, cover fat, individual age, and prevalence of cysticercosis. A...

Author(s)
Oliveira, L. L. dos S.; Vieira e Silva, F.; Rocha Júnior, V. R.; Lima, W. dos S.; Batista, L. F.; Rocha, R. H. F.
Publisher
Universidade Federal Rural do Semi-Árido (UFERSA), Mossoro, Brazil
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Brasilica, 2019, 13, 1, pp 1-4
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In order to evaluate the epidemiological situation of porcine and bovine cysticercosis in the rural area of five municipalities, distributed in three different regions of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, the prevalence of bovine and porcine cysticercosis was determined in the rural properties as...

Author(s)
Pinto, P. S. A.; Santos, W. L. M.; Laerte, P. A.; Acevedo-Nieto, E. C.; Santos, T. O.; Duarte, C. T. D.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2019, 71, 1, pp 167-176
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The present study carried out a retrospective survey of a slaughterhouse located in Uberaba-Mg, Brazil, analyzing cases of bovine cysticercosis from February 2016 to February 2018. This study allowed identifying the cities of origin of contaminated cattle and linking the five largest percentages of ...

Author(s)
Pandolfi, I. A.; Oliveira, G. de S.; Campos, D. I.
Publisher
Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal, 2019, 13, 2, pp 191-204
Abstract

Fasciola hepatica causes liver damage and poor growth in cattle and other animals, including humans. Although the disease occurs throughout the country, it is hyperendemic in cattle in the South of Brazil. This work aimed to determine the economical loss by carcass weight variance using data from...

Author(s)
Molento, M. B.; Bennema, S.; Bertot, J.; Pritsch, I. C.; Arenal, A.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2018, 12, pp 1-3
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Cysticercosis represents an important public health problem that can cause significant economic losses to the beef industry. The present study aimed to determine the prevalence rate of cysticercosis in cattle and estimate the economic losses to producers associated with this parasitic disease. Data ...

Author(s)
Rezende, M. T. N. P.; Komatsu, R. S.; Andrade, R. B.; Reis, S. L. B.; Leite, C. R.; Rocha, S. R.; Saut, J. P. E.; Guimarães, E. C.
Publisher
Centro de Ciências Rurais, Universidade Federal de Santa Maria, Santa Maria, Brazil
Citation
Ciência Rural, 2018, 48, 12, pp e20180483
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The objectives of this study were to describe occurrences of Rhabditis spp. causing parasitic otitis in dairy cattle of Gir breed in the state of Espírito Santo, southeastern Brazil, and to evaluate the biological control of this nematode using the nematophagous fungi Duddingtonia flagrans (AC001)...

Author(s)
Sobral, S. A.; Ferreira, B. S.; Senna, C. C.; Ferraz, C. M.; Moreira, T. F.; Fidelis Junior, O. L.; Hiura, E.; Tobias, F. L.; Machado, R. Z.; Araújo, J. V. de; Braga, F. R.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Parasitologia Veterinária, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 2019, 28, 2, pp 333-337
Abstract

In the present study, the prevalence of bovine cysticercosis in 190,461 animals during a three-year period (2014, 2015, and 2016) was analyzed in a refrigerator situated in the northeast region, Bahia, Brazil. The animals were supplied from the Bahia municipalities. The data were obtained from...

Author(s)
Pedreira, M. M.; Soares e Barros, L. S.; Batista, A. S.; Lima, J. A.
Publisher
Federal University of Ceará, Fortaleza, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Higiene e Sanidade Animal, 2018, 12, 4, pp 407-419
Abstract

Fasciolosis is a zoonotic disease with a worldwide distribution caused by Fasciola hepatica, which leads to severe economic losses in cattle such as reducing meat and milk production, livers condemnation, growth retardation and increase in mortality. From October 2008 to April 2011, condemned...

Author(s)
Mendes, T. M. F.; Boas Filho, D. V.; Bataglioli, A. S.; Prado, A. P. do; Madi, R. R.; Ueta, M. T.; Pinto, M. C.; Allegretti, S. M.
Publisher
Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology: Regional Studies and Reports, 2019, 17, pp 100293
Abstract

This study aimed to characterize the helminthiasis and anthelminthic effectiveness in calf herds raised in a hot semi-arid area. Sixty (60) cattle farms from the northern area of Minas Gerais, Brazilian sertão, were categorized by semi-structured questionnaires. It was also performed the fecal egg...

Author(s)
Pereira, L. de F. L.; Duarte, E. R.; Bastos, G. A.; Vasconcelos, V. de O.; Costa, E. G. L.; Mendes, L. de J.; Lopes, I. M. G.; Reis, I. M. F.
Publisher
Instituto Nacional de Investigaciones Forestales, Agrícolas y Pecuarias (INIFAP), Mexico City, Mexico
Citation
Revista Mexicana de Ciencias Pecuarias, 2019, 10, 1, pp 30-51
Abstract

Bovine cysticercosis results in economic losses to cattle raisers and slaughterhouses and poses health risks to the population. Cysticercosis is caused by Taenia saginata, whose life cycle involves the use of livestock and humans as hosts. The objective of this study was to obtain information on...

Author(s)
Concenço, F. I. G. da R.; Silva, C. A. da; Nora, L.
Publisher
Springer International Publishing AG, Cham, Switzerland
Citation
Journal of Consumer Protection and Food Safety, 2018, 13, 3, pp 299-307

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