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Neospora caninum is a protozoan parasite that affects cattle and dogs. Neosporosis seems to be widely prevalent in Chile. To date, nothing is known on the presence of N. caninum in the horse population of the country. In South America, 2 seroprevalence studies have failed to find antibodies in...

Author(s)
Patitucci, A. N.; Perez, M. J.; Carcamo, C. M.; Baeza, L.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Veterinarias, Universidad Austral de Chile, Valdivia, Chile
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 2004, 36, 2, pp 203-206
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

The objective of this study was to estimate the growth and development curve of Chilean Criollo horses. For that purpose information was collected on body weight, stature, girth and cannon circumference at different ages, from birth to adult. The information included evaluation of 701 Criollos (296 ...

Author(s)
Porte F., E.
Publisher
Facultad de Ciencias Agronómicas, Universidad de Chile, Santiago, Chile
Citation
Avances en Producción Animal, 2000, 25, 1/2, pp 167-174
Abstract

A study was carried out in during July-September 1996 to investigate the effects of a traditional training programme for 17 Chilean Criollo horses on cardiovascular, respiratory, endocrine and metabolic variables. Working speed, heart rate and respiratory rate of horses during training were...

Author(s)
Garcia, M.; Guzman, R.; Cabezas, I.; Merino, V.; Palma, C.; Perez, R.
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 1999, 31, 2, pp 167-176
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 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
Abstract

Using the serial dilution method on nutrient media, the sensitivity of 206 strains of Staph. aureus from various species of animals (cattle, rabbits, pigs, sheep, dogs, mice, fowls and horses) and from man was tested against the following eight antibiotics: epicillin, lincomycin, erythromycin,...

Author(s)
Rojas, X.; Alonso, O.; Diaz, V.; Navarro, L.
Citation
Zentralblatt fur Veterinarmedizin, B, 1983, 30, 6, pp 408-414
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

Samples of heart, diaphragm and oesophagus were obtained from each of 100 cattle, pigs, sheep and horses from slaughterhouses of the Metropolitan Region of central zone, Chile. Examination by peptic digestion, and in the case of diaphragmatic muscle, slide compression, revealed Sarcocystis sp. in...

Author(s)
Gorman, T.; Alcaino, H.; Robles, M.
Citation
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 1981, 13, 2, pp 39-43

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