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Echinococcus granulosus is a taeniid cestode and the etiological agent of an infectious zoonotic disease known as cystic echinococcosis (CE) or hydatid disease. CE is a serious public health concern in many parts of the world, including the Americas, where it is highly endemic in many regions. ...

Author(s)
Laurimäe, T.; Kinkar, L.; Andresiuk, V.; Haag, K. L.; Ponce-Gordo, F.; Acosta-Jamett, G.; Garate, T.; Gonzàlez, L. M.; Saarma, U.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Infection, Genetics and Evolution, 2016, 45, pp 290-296
Abstract

The objective of this research was to report on the prevalence of hydatidosis in the Province of Osorno, Chile, in the period 2002-2006. This information was collected from hydatidosis cases officially declared in authorized slaughterhouses in the province of Osorno. The prevalence of ovine and...

Author(s)
Rosas Hinostroza, H. P.
Publisher
Veterinaria Organizacion S.L., Malaga, Spain
Citation
REDVET, 2010, 11, 12, pp 121001
AbstractFull Text

An overview on hydatidosis is given, including its causative agent, host range, transmission, history, distribution, diagnosis and clinical signs. Control and prevention of the disease are also discussed.

Author(s)
Alfredo López, R.
Publisher
Grupo Asis Biomedia, S.L., Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
Albéitar, 2014, No.176, pp 18, 20
Abstract

Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is one of the most important zoonoses in Chile, where studies have focused mainly in moist southern regions. The present study was conducted to determine the prevalence of cystic echinococcosis (CE) in livestock and humans in the semiarid Coquimbo region in north-central...

Author(s)
Acosta-Jamett, G.; Cleaveland, S.; Cunningham, A. A.; Bronsvoort, B. M. de C.; Craig, P. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2010, 169, 1/2, pp 102-110
Abstract

An epidemiological survey of echinococcosis (Echinococcus granulosus) was conducted in south-central Chile between 1992 and 1997. Indirect haemagglutination and ELISA tests were performed on 5556 apparently healthy people. Of these, 42 (0.8%) had positive results for both tests, giving a...

Author(s)
Apt, W.; Pérez, C.; Galdamez, E.; Campano, S.; Vega, F.; Vargas, D.; Rodríguez, J.; Retamal, C.; Cortés, P.; Zulantay, I.; Rycke, P. H. de
Citation
Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública/Pan American Journal of Public Health, 2000, 7, 1, pp 8-16
Abstract

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

The annual prevalences of Taenia saginata and Taenia solium metacestodes in cattle and pigs in Chile are presented based on Ministry of Health slaughterhouse data for the years 1977-1986. Over the 10 years there was a decrease in prevalence from 0.2% to 0.1% for T. saginata and from 0.7% to 0.1%...

Author(s)
Schenone, H.; Rojas, A.
Citation
Boletín Chileno de Parasitología, 1988, 43, 3-4, pp 66-67
Abstract

Examination of 250 hepatic and 250 pulmonary hydatid cysts (>2 cm diameter) from sheep for the presence of scolices showed that 94.8% and 93.2% were viable, respectively. Corresponding values were 44.0% and 46.8% for the same number of cysts from pigs, and 4.4% and 7.2% for cysts from cattle. The...

Author(s)
Gonzalez, H.; Plaza, J.; Abalos, P.
Citation
Boletin Chileno de Parasitologia, 1981, 36, 1/2, pp 14-19
Abstract

Between 1973 and 1976, 4 people living near a slaughterhouse in San Antonio, Chile, were admitted to hospital with hydatid disease. Of 44 162 domestic animals slaughtered at the abattoir between 1974 and 1978, 11 829 (26.8%) were infected with hydatid. The infection rate was highest in cattle...

Author(s)
Suckel, M.
Citation
Boletin Chileno de Parasitologia, 1980, 35, 1/2, pp 32-33
Abstract

During the seven-year period, 98 624 slaughtered cattle were examined and 81% were infected with Echinococcus, 13% Fasciola and 0.04% Cysticercus. Of 23 566 sheep, 79% were infected with Echinococcus and 1% with Fasciola. Of 61 874 pigs, 59% were infected with Echinococcus, 0.7% with Fasciola, 0.7% ...

Author(s)
Ernst, S.; Aguilar, H.
Citation
Boletin Chileno de Parasitologia, 1978, 33, 3/4, pp 66-68

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