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In Kenya, 42.1% of 195 cattle in the Rift Valley (high prevalence) were positive by IHA test using a crude Taenia saginata extract and 29.2% using a Sephadex purified extract. With 202 cattle from the Central Province (low prevalence) the respective figures were 5.4 and 5.9%. The results are higher ...

Gathuma, J. M.
Kenya Veterinarian, 3, 2, pp 33-35

A standardized procedure for diagnosing bovine cysticercosis (Taenia saginata) by counterimmunoelectrophoresis using experimental infections of calves is described. Migration ratio values of 0.3 to 0.4 gave ideal and reproducible precipitation reactions which were achieved using a borate...

Geerts, S.; Kumar, V.; Aerts, N.
Annales de la Societe Belge de Medecine Tropicale, 60, 2, pp 173-182

Skin tests using various Taenia saginata antigens were performed on cattle naturally and experimentally infected with Cysticercus bovis. The most active were B1, N0.1 and C. In most animals there was an immediate-type reaction, with maximum intensity up to 2 h after injection. Uninfected animals...

Machnicka, B.; Sterba, J.; Schandl, V.
Folia Parasitologica, 28, 1, pp 71-81

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