Cookies on VetMed Resource

Like most websites we use cookies. This is to ensure that we give you the best experience possible.

 

Continuing to use www.cabi.org  means you agree to our use of cookies. If you would like to, you can learn more about the cookies we use.

VetMed Resource

Veterinary information to support practice, based on evidence and continuing education

Sign up to receive our Veterinary & Animal Sciences e-newsletter, book alerts and offers direct to your inbox.

Results per page:

Search results

Abstract

Tests in 126 cattle, 32 of which were shown to have cysticerci after slaughter, showed 53.1% sensitivity and 90.4% specificity for homologous Taenia saginata strobilus antigen, compared with 53.1% and 80.9% for heterologous T. crassiceps larval antigen, and 16.7% and 89.5% for Echinococcus...

Author(s)
Šimečková, A.; Lukeš, Š.; Schandl, V.; Štěrba, J.; Prokopič, J.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences,
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 1986, 31, 1, pp 1-6
Abstract

The diagnostic value of intradermal tests in pre-mortem diagnosis of bovine cysticercosis was evaluated using 126 bulls, 32 of which were positive at necropsy. Homologous antigens from Taenia saginata adults, heterologous antigens from T. crassiceps larvae and hydatid fluid from Echinococcus...

Author(s)
Šimečková, A.; Lukeš, Š.; Schandl, V.; Štěrba, J.; Prokopič, J.
Publisher
Parazitologicý Ústav ČSAV, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia
Citation
Proceedings of the second International Symposium on taeniasis/cysticercosis and echinococcosis/hydatidosis 2-7 December 1985, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia, 1986, pp 101-110
Abstract

The indirect fluorescent antibody (IFA) test using activated oncospheres as antigen was made on the sera of 7 calves experimentally infected with Taenia saginata eggs. On the day of infection the titres ranged from 1:4 to 1:32. Significant titres of 1:64 began to appear by day 7 and reached a peak...

Author(s)
Gathuma, J. M.; Sollod, A. E.; Waiyaki, P. G.
Citation
Kenya Veterinarian, 1978, 2, 1, pp 7-11