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Data obtained from the Ministry of Health in Chile were used to determine the geographical distribution and annual number of cases and prevalence rates of fascioliasis (caused by Fasciola hepatica) in cattle, pigs, sheep, equines, goats and camelids during the period 1989-1995. The disease is...

Morales, M. A.; Luengo, J.; Vasquez, J.
Sociedad Chilena de Parasitología, Santiago, Chile
Parasitología al Día, 2000, 24, 3/4, pp 115-118

The rates of Fasciola hepatica infection recorded in domestic animals slaughtered at Chilean abattoirs in the period 1977-1986 were: cattle 29.4-34.4%, sheep 3.2-5.7%, pigs 2.5-6.1%, horses and donkeys 1.8-9.3%, and goats 8.4-23.6%. One case of F. hepatica in a llama was also detected. The figures...

Schenone, H.; Rojas, A.
Boletín Chileno de Parasitología, 1988, 43, 3-4, pp 68-70