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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 ...

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

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,...

Reis, D. O.; Raghiante, F.
Revista Higiene Alimentar, 2000, 14, 70, pp 20-22

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 ...

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

The prevalences and mean intensities of helminths in 83 young goats (4-24 months old) from Minas Gerais state, Brazil, examined at necropsy between April 1982 and April 1984 were: Haemonchus contortus 82% and 341, Trichostrongylus colubriformis 80% and 370, T. axei 39% and 326, T. longispicularis ...

Guimarães, M. P.; Lima, W. dos S.
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 1987, 39, 4, pp 573-578

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