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The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of hepatic linguatuliasis of cattle slaughtered in an abattoir in Talca, Chile. Livers (n=376) were examined and compatible lesions and the presence of the nymph of Linguatula serrata were recorded. The results showed that 13.8% of livers showed ...

Author(s)
Parraguez, M. C.; Muñoz, P. M.; Chaigneau, F. C.; Garrido, C. A.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Citation
Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP), 2017, 28, 1, pp 169-177
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

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 PM findings of 691 128 cattle, slaughtered at 275 abattoirs and slaughtering places in Chile in 1986, are presented. The most frequent causes for partial or total condemnation were fascioliasis (27.26%) and echinococcosis (21.58%). Tuberculosis was diagnosed in 2623 animals (0.38%) and...

Author(s)
Luengo L., J.; Morales M., M. A.; Olivares V., F.
Citation
Avances en Ciencias Veterinarias, 1995, 10, 1, pp 38-46
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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...

Author(s)
Schenone, H.; Rojas, A.
Citation
Boletín Chileno de Parasitología, 1988, 43, 3-4, pp 68-70
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Author(s)
Zurita A., L.; Correa B., J.; Pinones, C. G.
Citation
Agricultura Tecnica, 1983, 43, 1, pp 69-71
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
Abstract

Yearly examination of horses by the Ministry of Health in Chile, revealed an increasing rate of Fasciola hepatica infection, from 2.9% in 1978 to 7.4% in 1982 (mean prevalence over the 5 years was 5.01%). Macro- and microscopic lesions in infected livers are described for acute, chronic and...

Author(s)
Luengo, J.; Arata, N.; Luengo, M.; Araya, N.
Citation
Boletin Chileno de Parasitologia, 1984, 39, 3/4, pp 43-46
Abstract

During the seven-year period, 98 624 slaughtered cattle were examined and 81% were infected with Echinococcus, 13% Fasciola and 0.04% Cysticercus. Of 23 566 sheep, 79% were infected with Echinococcus and 1% with Fasciola. Of 61 874 pigs, 59% were infected with Echinococcus, 0.7% with Fasciola, 0.7% ...

Author(s)
Ernst, S.; Aguilar, H.
Citation
Boletin Chileno de Parasitologia, 1978, 33, 3/4, pp 66-68
Abstract

The prevalences of various parasitic diseases recorded in cattle, pigs and sheep slaughtered during 1970 to 1976 at Valdivia, Chile, are tabulated. Of a total of 98 624 cattle, 80 154 (81.3%) had hydatid cysts, 13 116 (13.3%) had fascioliasis and 44 (0.04%) had cysticerciasis. The prevalence of...

Author(s)
Ernst, S.; Aguilar, H.
Citation
Boletin Chileno de Parasitologia, 1978, 33, 3/4, pp 66-69

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