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Abstract

Taenia saginata is the most common species of tapeworm infecting humans. Infection is acquired by eating cysticercus larvae in undercooked beef. A closely related species, T. asiatica, is found in eastern and southeastern Asia. The larvae of T. asiatica develop in viscera of pigs. In northern...

Author(s)
Konyaev, S. V.; Nakao, M.; Ito, A.; Lavikainen, A.
Publisher
National Center for Infectious Diseases, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Atlanta, USA
Citation
Emerging Infectious Diseases, 2017, 23, 12, pp 2030-2037
Abstract

Background: The zoonotic parasite Taenia saginata transmits between humans, the definitive host (causing taeniosis), and bovines as the intermediate host (causing cysticercosis). Central and western Asia and the Caucasus have large cattle populations and beef consumption is widespread. However, an...

Author(s)
Torgerson, P. R.; Abdybekova, A. M.; Minbaeva, G.; Shapiyeva, Z.; Thomas, L. F.; Dermauw, V.; Devleesschauwer, B.; Gabriël, S.; Dorny, P.; Braae, U. C.; Saratsis, A.; Robertson, L. J.; Bobić, B.
Publisher
BioMed Central Ltd, London, UK
Citation
Parasites and Vectors, 2019, 12, 175, pp (18 April 2019)
Abstract

Urban sewage production is increasing and its agronomical use as a fertilizer has been advocated. Considerable defiance is prevalent in consumers and among farmers on the use of such fertilizers due to unknown pathological or environmental risks. The aim of the present review was to consider which...

Author(s)
Cabaret, J.; Geerts, S.; Madeline, M.; Ballandonne, C.; Barbier, D.
Publisher
EDP Sciences, Les Ulis, France
Citation
Veterinary Research, 2002, 33, 5, pp 575-597
Abstract

Human taeniasis caused by Taenia saginata in eastern Asia has a distinctive epidemiological pattern and cysticercosis is more frequent in pigs than in cattle. To determine the taxonomic status of T. saginata in this region, field surveys, experimental infections, and morphological and immunological ...

Author(s)
Fan PingChin; Chung WenCheng
Citation
Chinese Journal of Microbiology and Immunology, 1998, 31, 2, pp 84-89
Abstract

This review covers the morphology, life cycle and epidemiology (in Taiwan, Korea, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines) of the Asian Taenia saginata-like tapeworm. Also included is a discussion of human eating habits related to Asian taeniasis; patterns of family disease and multiple infection;...

Author(s)
Fan, P. C.
Citation
Chinese Journal of Microbiology and Immunology, 1995, 28, 2, pp 79-94
Abstract

The prevalence of metacestodiasis was investigated in 279 cattle, 171 pigs and 269 goats slaughtered at various abattoirs in Mizoram, Nagaland and Assam, India, between March 1986 and August 1987. The overall infection rates in the 3 states were 14.69%, 14.61% and 27.50%, respectively. The...

Author(s)
Roy, B.; Tandon, V.
Citation
Indian Journal of Animal Health, 1989, 28, 1, pp 5-10
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

Six 34- to 44-day-old Small-Ear-Miniature pigs and one 14-day-old Holstein calf were each fed 10 000 Taenia eggs collected from a patient in the Philippines, and sacrificed 27-43 days pi. The infection rate was 100% for both pigs and calf with cysticerci recovery rates of 11% and 6%, respectively....

Author(s)
Fan, P. C.; Lin, C. Y.; Chung, W. C.
Citation
International Journal for Parasitology, 1992, 22, 2, pp 235-238
Abstract

The prevalence of C. bovis [Taenia saginata] infection in slaughtered livestock from Calcutta and surrounding areas, India, is reported. During one study, 6 of 428 cattle and none of 612 buffaloes were infected. In a 2nd study, 11 of 200 cattle and none of 100 buffaloes were infected. Three of 800...

Author(s)
Ratnam, S.; Khanna, P. N.
Citation
Indian Journal of Comparative Microbiology, Immunology and Infectious Diseases, 1988, 9, 2, pp 65-67
Abstract

Of 10 520 animals (10 448 cattle and 72 buffaloes) examined in the municipal abattoir of Mosul, Iraq, 187 cattle were infected with Cysticercus bovis. Its prevalence was greater in females (2.23%) than in males (1.76%). The heart was the main site of cysts followed by the hind limbs and masseter...

Author(s)
Al-Jadar, Z. H.; Hayatee, Z. G.
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Parasitology, 1988, 2, 2, pp 83-85

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