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An overview on hydatidosis is given, including its causative agent, host range, transmission, history, distribution, diagnosis and clinical signs. Control and prevention of the disease are also discussed.

Author(s)
Alfredo López, R.
Publisher
Grupo Asis Biomedia, S.L., Zaragoza, Spain
Citation
Albéitar, 2014, No.176, pp 18, 20
Abstract

The objective of this research was to report on the prevalence of hydatidosis in the Province of Osorno, Chile, in the period 2002-2006. This information was collected from hydatidosis cases officially declared in authorized slaughterhouses in the province of Osorno. The prevalence of ovine and...

Author(s)
Rosas Hinostroza, H. P.
Publisher
Veterinaria Organizacion S.L., Malaga, Spain
Citation
REDVET, 2010, 11, 12, pp 121001
Abstract

Data obtained from the Ministry of Health in Chile were used to determine the geographical distribution and annual number of cases and prevalence rates of fascioliasis (caused by Fasciola hepatica) in cattle, pigs, sheep, equines, goats and camelids during the period 1989-1995. The disease is...

Author(s)
Morales, M. A.; Luengo, J.; Vasquez, J.
Publisher
Sociedad Chilena de Parasitología, Santiago, Chile
Citation
Parasitología al Día, 2000, 24, 3/4, pp 115-118
Abstract

A checklist of the parasites (nematodes, platyhelminths, arthropods and protozoa) recorded from horses, cattle, sheep, goats, llamas and alpacas, pigs, dogs, cats, rabbits, chickens and pigeons in Chile is presented.

Author(s)
Alcaino, H.; Gorman, T.
Citation
Parasitología al Día, 1999, 23, 1/2, pp 33-41
Abstract

Tonsils and rectal swabs from 100 healthy pigs and rectal swabs from 100 healthy cattle slaughtered at Santiago, Chile were analysed. Y. enterocolitica was isolated from 48 (48%) pigs but not from cattle. 98.2% of strains were of bioserogroup 4/O3, considered to be pathogenic for humans. All of the ...

Author(s)
Borie, C. F.; Jara, M. A.; Sánchez, M. L.; San Martín, B.; Arellano, C.; Martínez, J.; Prado, V.
Citation
Journal of Veterinary Medicine. Series B, 1997, 44, 6, pp 347-354
Abstract

Faecal samples from 136 steers and 120 pigs slaughtered in 2 abattoirs were examined. Enterohaemorrhagic E. coli (EHEC) strains were identified by DNA hybridization with specific gene probes for Shiga-like toxin I (SLTI) and II (SLTII). Positive strains were hybridized with specific gene probes for ...

Author(s)
Borie, C.; Monreal, Z.; Guerrero, P.; Sanchez, M. L.; Martinez, J.; Arellano, C.; Prado, V.
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 1997, 29, 2, pp 205-212
Abstract

An epidemiological survey of echinococcosis (Echinococcus granulosus) was conducted in south-central Chile between 1992 and 1997. Indirect haemagglutination and ELISA tests were performed on 5556 apparently healthy people. Of these, 42 (0.8%) had positive results for both tests, giving a...

Author(s)
Apt, W.; Pérez, C.; Galdamez, E.; Campano, S.; Vega, F.; Vargas, D.; Rodríguez, J.; Retamal, C.; Cortés, P.; Zulantay, I.; Rycke, P. H. de
Citation
Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública/Pan American Journal of Public Health, 2000, 7, 1, pp 8-16
Abstract

Echinococcosis remains a prevalent zoonotic disease in Chile. A survey of human cases showed persistent high notification rates in the extreme south of the country, with more than 30 hospitalizations per 100 000 people in 1989. The disease affects mostly young and middle-aged individuals (15 to 54...

Author(s)
Serra, I.; Araneda, J.; Araya, C.; Serra, V.
Citation
Boletín Chileno de Parasitología, 1996, 51, 1/2, pp 3-12
Abstract

The annual prevalences of Taenia saginata and Taenia solium metacestodes in cattle and pigs in Chile are presented based on Ministry of Health slaughterhouse data for the years 1977-1986. Over the 10 years there was a decrease in prevalence from 0.2% to 0.1% for T. saginata and from 0.7% to 0.1%...

Author(s)
Schenone, H.; Rojas, A.
Citation
Boletín Chileno de Parasitología, 1988, 43, 3-4, pp 66-67
Abstract

The rates of Fasciola hepatica infection recorded in domestic animals slaughtered at Chilean abattoirs in the period 1977-1986 were: cattle 29.4-34.4%, sheep 3.2-5.7%, pigs 2.5-6.1%, horses and donkeys 1.8-9.3%, and goats 8.4-23.6%. One case of F. hepatica in a llama was also detected. The figures...

Author(s)
Schenone, H.; Rojas, A.
Citation
Boletín Chileno de Parasitología, 1988, 43, 3-4, pp 68-70

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