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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

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
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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

This study examined 4709 animals from 83 691 bovines slaughtered in a meat processing plant of Santiago, Chile. Origin, sex, category of the animals and visceral location of the cysts were determined. The size of the cysts and the presence or absence of protoscoleces (fertility) were determined in...

Author(s)
Muñoz, J. P.; Sievers, G.
Publisher
Sociedad Chilena de Parasitología, Santiago, Chile
Citation
Parasitología Latinoamericana, 2005, 60, 1/2, pp 69-73
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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
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
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Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública/Pan American Journal of Public Health, 2000, 7, 1, pp 8-16
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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...

Author(s)
Serra, I. C.; Araya, C. I.; Araneda, J. P.
Citation
Revista Médica de Chile, 1993, 121, 3, pp 343-349
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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
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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...

Author(s)
Pinto G., P. P.
Citation
Revista Médica de Chile, 1985, 114, 4, pp 367-372

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