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Examination of 250 hepatic and 250 pulmonary hydatid cysts (>2 cm diameter) from sheep for the presence of scolices showed that 94.8% and 93.2% were viable, respectively. Corresponding values were 44.0% and 46.8% for the same number of cysts from pigs, and 4.4% and 7.2% for cysts from cattle. The...

Gonzalez, H.; Plaza, J.; Abalos, P.
Boletin Chileno de Parasitologia, 1981, 36, 1/2, pp 14-19

An analysis was made of data from a local slaughter house in Chile from 1960 to 1977. In over 106 pigs the incidence of trichiniasis was 0.04%, cysticerciasis, 0.41% fascioliasis 1.51% and hepatic hydatid disease 5.8%. In over 200,000 cattle the incidence of fascioliasis was 17.3% and that of...

Gorman, T.; Plaza, J.; Cartes, J.
Archivos de Medicina Veterinaria, 1980, 12, 1, pp 30-43