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In order to diagnose the situation of bovine taeniasis-cysticercosis complex in the municipality of Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil, blood samples were collected from 355 cattle in 18 randomly selected farms. A socioeconomic questionnaire was filled in each farm for the analysis of factors which...

Author(s)
Magalhães, F. C.; Santos, T. M.; Assis, D. C.; Ornellas, C. D.; Pinto, P. A.; Santos, W. M.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2017, 37, 3, pp 205-209
Abstract

This study focused on estimating the economic losses resulting from cysticercosis at beef cattle farms that supply an export slaughterhouse located in the state of São Paulo, Brazil, and to identify the epidemiological risks factors involved in the disease to ascertain if these farms adopt Good...

Author(s)
Rossi, G. A. M.; Hoppe, E. G. L.; Mathias, L. A.; Martins, A. M. C. V.; Mussi, L. A.; Prata, L. F.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2015, 118, 4, pp 504-508
Abstract

Cysticercosis can affect cattle which develop the larvae Taenia saginata. Despite the importance of cysticercosis for public animal health and for the economy, the epidemiological reality of such zoonosis in Brazil is little known. In the southeastern region of the State of Minas Gerais most of the ...

Author(s)
Duarte, C. T. D.; Pinto, P. S. A.; Silva, L. F.; Santos, T. O.; Acevedo-Nieto, E. C.; Almeida, L. P.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2016, 36, 9, pp 793-797
Abstract

Bovine cysticercosis is an important zoonosis spread out world-wide, reflecting serious damages in the exportations and a big problem in public health. Ahead of this picture the study of the cysticercosis along all regions of Brazil is important to contribute to adoption of measures of control and...

Author(s)
Carvalho, L. T.; Serra-Freire, N. M.; Carvalho, A. L. T.
Publisher
Sociedade de Medicina Veterinaria do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janerio, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Medicina Veterinária, 2008, 30, 1, pp 13-19
Abstract

The prevalence of bovine cysticercosis (Taenia saginata) was investigated in 61 830 cattle slaughtered in a municipal abattoir in Minas Gerais State, Brazil, between January 1997 and December 1999. 4246 animals were infected, with an overall prevalence rate of 7.0% and an annual variation between...

Author(s)
Moreira, M. D.; Almeida, L. P. de; Reis, D. O.; Santos, W. L. M. dos
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Higiene Alimentar, 2002, 16, 100, pp 37-41
Abstract

The prevalence of bovine cysticercosis (caused by metacestodes of Taenia saginata) was studied in 2 abattoirs in Uberlândia, Minas Gerais State, Brazil, between August and October 1999. 13 205 animals (6609 and 6596 in the 2 abattoirs) were slaughtered during this period, mostly females (82%) aged ...

Author(s)
Moreira, M. D.; Reis, D. O.; Almeida, L. A.; Santos, W. L. M. dos
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Higiene Alimentar, 2001, 15, 85, pp 16-19
Abstract

The prevalence of bovine cysticercosis was investigated in 2 abattoirs in Minas Gerais State, Brazil, during August-October 1999. Of 6609 carcasses examined in an abattoir subject to municipal inspection, 661 (10%) were infected; of 6596 carcasses in an abattoir subject to federal inspection, 262...

Author(s)
Almeida, L. P. de; Moreira, M. D.; Reis, D. O.; Santos, W. L. M. dos
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Higiene Alimentar, 2002, 16, 99, pp 51-55
Abstract

Data are presented on the prevalence of bovine cysticercosis (Taenia saginata) in 126 985 animals slaughtered during 1994-98 in the Triâangulo Mineiro region, Minas Gerais, Brazil. 4063 (3.20%) animals were positive. There is some evidence that the prevalence is increasing, being 3.06, 2.79, 3.41,...

Author(s)
Reis, D. O.; Raghiante, F.
Citation
Revista Higiene Alimentar, 2000, 14, 70, pp 20-22
Abstract

During the 15-year period 1979 to 1993, 336 723 cattle (mostly Bos indicus) were slaughtered in Uberlândia and passed through sanitary inspection before being allowed for public consumption. The incidence of natural cysticercosis (Taenia saginata metacestodes) infection in these animals, which were ...

Author(s)
Reis, D. O.; Mundim, M. J. S.; Cabral, D. D.; Costa-Cruz, J. M.
Citation
Higiene Alimentar, 1996, 10, 43, pp 33-35

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