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Cystic echinococcosis (CE), a parasitic disease caused by the cestode Echinococcus granulosus sensu lato (s. l.), is a worldwide zoonotic infection. Although endemic in Chile, information on the molecular characteristics of CE in livestock remains scarce. Therefore we aimed to describe the status...

Author(s)
Corrêa, F.; Stoore, C.; Horlacher, P.; Jiménez, M.; Hidalgo, C.; Rojas, C. A. A.; Barros, G. F.; Ferreira, H. B.; Hernández, M.; Cabrera, G.; Paredes, R.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2018, 13, 5, pp e0197620
AbstractFull Text

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

Cystic echinococcosis (CE) is one of the most important zoonoses in Chile, where studies have focused mainly in moist southern regions. The present study was conducted to determine the prevalence of cystic echinococcosis (CE) in livestock and humans in the semiarid Coquimbo region in north-central...

Author(s)
Acosta-Jamett, G.; Cleaveland, S.; Cunningham, A. A.; Bronsvoort, B. M. de C.; Craig, P. S.
Publisher
Elsevier Ltd, Oxford, UK
Citation
Veterinary Parasitology, 2010, 169, 1/2, pp 102-110
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
Abstract

Of 169376 infected slaughter animals (163535 cattle, 3478 sheep, 2185 pigs and 178 horses) 64.6% had cysts in the liver, 54.5% in the lung, and 5.5% in other viscera.

Author(s)
Szekely, R.; Rojo, M.; Ramirez, R.
Citation
Boletin Chileno de Parasitologia, 1973, 28, No. 3/4, pp 70-80

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