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An ELISA protocol was developed to improve the diagnosis of bovine fascioliasis in endemic regions of Chile. Proteins that are excreted and/or secreted by Fasciola hepatica adults were extracted and used as an antigen. Standard curves were constructed using negative and positive sera from cattle...

Author(s)
Silva, M.; Vargas, D.; Campano, S.; Vega, F.
Citation
Parasitología al Día, 1995, 19, 3/4, pp 150-153
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The possible impact of Echinococcus control programmes for livestock on the incidence of human Echinococcus infections, in regions XI and XII of Chile, were analysed. It was concluded that the national and regional decreases in Echinococcus cases were due to a decrease in the notification of the...

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Serra, I. C.; Araya, C. I.; Araneda, J. P.
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Revista Médica de Chile, 1993, 121, 3, pp 343-349
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The trial was carried out in a dairy farm in Valdivia, southern Chile, from April to July 1989. Of 40 grazing heifers weighing around 248 kg 10 were injected s.c. with 7.5 mg/kg levamisole, 10 received 7.5 mg/kg spot-on levamisole, 10 were drenched with 8 mg/kg, and 10 were untreated controls....

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Sievers, G.; Guzmán, O.
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Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 1991, 23, 1, pp 41-48
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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%...

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Schenone, H.; Rojas, A.
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Boletín Chileno de Parasitología, 1988, 43, 3-4, pp 66-67
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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...

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Schenone, H.; Rojas, A.
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Boletín Chileno de Parasitología, 1988, 43, 3-4, pp 68-70
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Faecal samples where taken from groups of 172 calves with and without diarrhoea. They were examined for Cryptosporidium and for Eimeria oocysts. Cryptosporidium was present in 44 (13%) of the calves, more frequently in diarrhoeic than in normal calves (24% and 22% respectively). In calves grouped...

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Gorman, T.; Alcaíno, H.; Santelices, J.
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Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, Chile, 1989, 21, 1, pp 29-34
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The epidemiology of hydatidosis in Aysén Region, is reviewed with reference to the records of patients operated on for hydatid disease, surveys carried out by the regional cattle and farming service, and statistical data from the Ministry of Health. The Region has the highest incidence and...

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Pinto G., P. P.
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Revista Médica de Chile, 1985, 114, 4, pp 367-372
Abstract

An account is given of the epizootiology of bovine Fasciola hepatica infection in Chile. The infection is most frequent in central Chile, where prevalences as high as 94.3% have been reported. Data are also provided on the prevalence of infection in pigs, horses and wild rabbits.

Author(s)
Alcaíno, H.
Citation
Parasitologia al Dia, 1985, 9, 1, pp 22-26
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In the second half of 1990, faecal samples from all 96 calves with diarrhoea in 6 dairy herds in Valdivia Province were tested with commercial ELISA kits. 27 were positive for rotavirus alone, 18 for Cryptosporidium alone, and 19 for both these agents; 3 were positive for coronavirus in association ...

Author(s)
Reinhardt, G.; Zamora, J.; Riedemann, S.; Tadich, N.; Montecinos, M. I.
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Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 1991, 23, 2, pp 189-192
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In central Chile, pasture plots were experimentally contaminated with faeces from 3- to 6-month-old calves at monthly intervals for one year. The most frequent genera were Trichostrongylus and Cooperia, and both had a similar pattern of density and survival over the year. The most favourable period ...

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Cattan, P.; Grumberg, J.; Valderas, J.; Palavicino, J.
Citation
Parasitologia al Día, 1984, 8, 3, pp 68-72

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