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Background: Natural parasite infection occurs in wild and domestics animals with more than one parasite species at the same time, generating an infection called polyparasitism. Cystic echinococcosis reports are usually based only on infection with Echinoccocus granulosus leaving aside other...

Author(s)
Stoore, C.; Andrade, C.; Hidalgo, C.; Corrêa, F.; Jiménez, M.; Hernandez, M.; Paredes, R.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2018, 11, 542, pp (10 October 2018)
Abstract

Hydatidosis and cysticercosis are parasitoses caused by the larval forms of the cestodes Equinococcus spp. and Taenia spp., which belong to the Taeniidae family. Their definitive hosts are canids and humans, respectively, with ruminants as the intermediate hosts and humans as an accidental host of...

Author(s)
Alberti, T. S.; Bruhn, F. R. P.; Lansini, V.; Raffi, M. B.; Scheid, H. V.; Zamboni, R.; Quevedo, L.; Sallis, E. S. V.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2018, 38, 10, pp 1918-1922
Abstract

Cystic echinococcosis is a zoonotic and prevalent disease which causes health problems and economic looses worldwide. The biochemical components of hydatid cyst fluid (HCF) have important role in metabolism and growth of unilocular hydatid cyst. The aim of the current study was to determine HCF...

Author(s)
Yakhchali, M.; Asri-Rezaie, S.; Samimirad, S.; Rezaie, H.
Publisher
Springer, New Delhi, India
Citation
Journal of Parasitic Diseases, 2017, 41, 4, pp 1098-1101
AbstractFull Text

Prevalence of Echinococcus granulosus genotype G1 was investigated in 55 cattle, 129 buffaloes, 10 sheep and 10 goat samples by polymerase chain reaction (PCR). These 204 samples were collected from 64 liver and 140 lungs of slaughtered animals from three districts Okara (n=29), Jhang (n=43) and...

Author(s)
Waseem Shahzad; Ali Abbas; Rashid Munir; Khan, M. S.; Muhammad Avais; Javed Ahmad; Rana, M. Y.; Fayyaz Mehmood
Publisher
Zoological Society of Pakistan, Lahore, Pakistan
Citation
Pakistan Journal of Zoology, 2014, 46, 6, pp 1541-1544
Abstract

A passive surveillance was conducted in 8 selected abattoirs belonging to 8 governorates of Oman. Routine slaughtering of 282.020 animals was observed during 2010-2013 by duty veterinarians and suspected samples (n=1440) for cystic echinococcosis (CE) from camels (n=292), cattle (n=303), goats (...

Author(s)
Al-Kitani, F. A.; Al-Riyami, S.; Al-Yahyai, S.; Al-Awahi, A. H.; Al-Aawali, M.; Hussain, M. H.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2015, 211, 3/4, pp 208-215
Abstract

A total of 10,818 domestic ruminants (3913 cattle, 2722 sheep, 3779 goats, 404 dromedaries) slaughtered in various abattoirs in Tunisia between 2003 and 2010 were examined for the presence of Echinococcus granulosus hydatid cysts. The prevalence of cystic echinococcosis (CE) was 16.42% in sheep,...

Author(s)
Lahmar, S.; Trifi, M.; Ben Naceur, S.; Bouchhima, T.; Lahouar, N.; Lamouchi, I.; Maâmouri, N.; Selmi, R.; Dhibi, M.; Torgerson, P. R.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2013, 87, 3, pp 318-325
Abstract

Although cystic echinococcosis (CE) has been a recognized public health problem in Portugal, molecular data regarding the types and prevalence of infecting strains of its etiological agent (Echinococcus granulosus) are still scarce. Over the last years we have been evaluating the prevalence of CE...

Author(s)
Beato, S.; Parreira, R.; Roque, C.; Gonçalves, M.; Silva, L.; Maurelli, M. P.; Cringoli, G.; Grácio, M. A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2013, 198, 1/2, pp 235-239
Abstract

The approximately 1.58 million pigs in Tanzania represent 3.7% of the national population of quadruped meat-producing animals. Pigs are kept mainly by small producers who own 99.5% of the national stock in units that average 3.04 animals (range 2-48). Government policy has had little practical...

Author(s)
Wilson, R. T.; Swai, E.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2013, 45, 6, pp 1269-1275
Abstract

An abattoir survey was conducted on clinically healthy 115,186 cattle, 61,551 sheep and 37,850 goats slaughtered in Arusha municipality, Tanzania, between 2005 and 2007. The objective was to determine the prevalence of disease conditions affecting the lungs. Routine meat inspection procedures were...

Author(s)
Mellau, L. S. B.; Nonga, H. E.; Karimuribo, E. D.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2010, 97, 2, pp 77-82
Abstract

A 10-year (1998-2008) retrospective study was carried out to investigate the prevalence and long-term trend of hydatid disease in slaughtered herbivores in the large complex abattoir of Ahwaz (the capital of Khuzestan province, south-western Iran). A total of 3,583,417 animals including 2,815,982...

Author(s)
Ahmadi, N. A.; Meshkehkar, M.
Publisher
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, UK
Citation
Journal of Helminthology, 2011, 85, 1, pp 33-39

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