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This survey was developed with the objective to assess the epidemiological characteristics of the complex taeniasis-cysticercosis in rural municipality of Divinésia, Minas Gerais, Brazil. A survey was conducted in 87 rural properties randomly sampled. Blood samples were collected from 56 pigs and...

Author(s)
Felippe, A. G.; Pinto, P. S. de A.; Santos, T. de O.; Nieto, E. C. A.; Peixoto, R. P. M. dos G.; Silva, L. F.
Publisher
Faculdade de Veterinaria, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Ciência Veterinária, 2014, 21, 4, pp 243-246
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
AbstractFull Text

Bovine cysticercosis is caused by Cysticercus bovis in its middle stage of the cycle. Contamination occurs due to ingestion of water or pasture contaminated by Taenia saginata eggs (cause of human taeniasis). Once this is a zoonotic disease of significant occurrence, it becomes important to study...

Author(s)
Morais, H. R.; Pirtouscheg, A.; Moreira, M. D.; Tavares, M.
Publisher
F. B. Moreira, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2011, 5, 7, pp unpaginated
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

Despite the importance of human taeniasis/bovine cysticercosis for public and animal health and the economy, its actual epidemiological status in Brazil is not well-studied. We sought to assess the epidemiological profile of this zoonosis in the rural area of Viçosa County, Minas Gerais, Brazil....

Author(s)
Santos, T. O.; Pinto, P. S. A.; Iasbik, A. F.; Silva, L. F.; Nieto, E. C. A.; Guimarães-Peixoto, R. P. M.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2013, 33, 4, pp 449-452
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 (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

Data on a total of 144 683 cattle carcasses from 157 counties examined at an abattoir during the period January 1990 to December 1994 were analysed. 1335 animals (0.9%) had Echinococcus granulosus cysts. Prevalence of infection varied from 0.84% in 1991 to 0.94% in 1994. Infected animals were...

Author(s)
Antunes, C. F.; Souza, R. M.; Ribeiro, R. M. P.
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 1996, 48, 5, pp 623-627

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