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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
Abstract

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...

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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...

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Apt, W.; Pérez, C.; Galdamez, E.; Campano, S.; Vega, F.; Vargas, D.; Rodríguez, J.; Retamal, C.; Cortés, P.; Zulantay, I.; Rycke, P. H. de
Citation
Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública/Pan American Journal of Public Health, 2000, 7, 1, pp 8-16
Abstract

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
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

Examination of 403 cattle, 254 sheep and 194 pigs slaughtered at the municipal abattoir in Cauquenes, Chile, from February to April 1976, revealed hydatid cysts in 284 (70.5%), 121 (47.6%) and 102 (68.5%), respectively. In cattle the cysts were found most frequently in the lungs (52.6%); in sheep...

Author(s)
Gonzalez, H.; Campano, S.
Citation
Boletin Chileno de Parasitologia, 1978, 33, 3/4, pp 61-65

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