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Echinococcosis remains a prevalent zoonotic disease in Chile. A survey of human cases showed persistent high notification rates in the extreme south of the country, with more than 30 hospitalizations per 100 000 people in 1989. The disease affects mostly young and middle-aged individuals (15 to 54...

Author(s)
Serra, I.; Araneda, J.; Araya, C.; Serra, V.
Citation
Boletín Chileno de Parasitología, 1996, 51, 1/2, pp 3-12
Abstract

Of 169376 infected slaughter animals (163535 cattle, 3478 sheep, 2185 pigs and 178 horses) 64.6% had cysts in the liver, 54.5% in the lung, and 5.5% in other viscera.

Author(s)
Szekely, R.; Rojo, M.; Ramirez, R.
Citation
Boletin Chileno de Parasitologia, 1973, 28, No. 3/4, pp 70-80
Abstract

The 114 species of parasites of cattle, sheep, pigs and equines identified at Austral University, Chile, in 1963-73 included Haematopinus eurysternus Denny, Linognathus vituli (L.). Hypoderma bovis (L.) and Sarcoptes scabiei (L.) (scabiei var. bovis auct.) on cattle, Oestrus ovis L., Melophagus...

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Oberg, C.; Diaz, L.; Valenzuela, G.
Citation
Boletin Chileno de Parasitologia, 1974, 29, 3/4, pp 99-102
Abstract

Brucellosis is widespread in dairy cattle, 20.5% of which were reported to be serologically positive in a survey in 1961, The incidence of tuberculin reactors among cattle fell from 15% in 1963 to 8.5% in 1965, The incidence of leptospirosis in man and animals is not yet known; limited studies have ...

Author(s)
Zamorano, J.; GonzáLez, H.
Citation
Bol. inf. trimest. Cent. panam. Zoonosis, 1968, 10, pp 65-76; 77-84
Abstract

The extreme climatic differences due to the geographical position of the country, have a marked influence on the incidence of certain animal diseases. In the most southerly region, where annual rainfalls range from 30 mm. inland, to 400 mm. on the coast, losses in sheep from enterotoxaemia are...

Author(s)
Schulz, L. C.
Citation
Deutsche Tierarztliche Wochenschrift, 1964, 71, pp 397-402
Abstract

There is no veterinarian on the staff of the Department. The weather was favourable for livestock and the lamb crop was well above the average. Livestock returns in June 1940 show 605, 359 sheep, 9, 765 cattle, and 3, 382 horses. 13, 088 sheep were exported for "freezing in Chile for export" and...

Citation
Annual Report of theDepartment of Agriculture for the Year Ending 30th June, 1941., 1941, pp 6 pp.

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