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Abstract

A general account of Taenia infection is given, with particular reference to the parasite's importance in India. The distribution, life cycle, diagnosis and control of the infection in man, pigs and cattle, are all considered.

Author(s)
Varma, T. K.
Citation
Livestock Adviser, 1991, 16, 7, pp 9-10
Abstract

From 1980 to 1985, 3550 pigs, 530 cattle, 370 buffalo, 1850 sheep and 2100 goats of different breeds, age and sex from different parts of Uttar Pradesh State, India, were screened for the presence of cysticerci. Economic losses due to condemnation of affected meat were calculated. The overall...

Author(s)
Pathak, K. M. L.; Gaur, S. N. S.
Citation
Acta Leidensia, 1989, 57, 2, pp 197-200
Abstract

Examination (post mortem) of 1946 pigs in Shillong and Nongstoin, Meghalaya, India, from March 1986 to June 1988 revealed Ascaris suum (in 51.6%), Gnathostoma hispidum (in 0.26%), Macracanthorhynchus hirudinaceus (in 6.5%) and Cysticercus cellulosae [Taenia solium]. Of 364 chickens examined, 0.2%...

Author(s)
Yadav, A. K.; Tandon, V.
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Health, 1989, 28, 2, pp 169-171