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The aim of this study was to determine the prevalence of findings compatible with hydatidosis and fertility of hydatid cysts in bovines of a slaughterhouse in Curicó, Chile. Lungs, livers, hearts, spleens and kidneys of 218 animals slaughtered in April 2017 were analyzed. The prevalence of findings ...

Author(s)
Cruzat S., A.; Silva G., A.; Morales M., P.; Carmona H., H.
Publisher
Universidad Nacional Mayor de San Marcos, Lima, Peru
Citation
Revista de Investigaciones Veterinarias del Perú (RIVEP), 2019, 30, 2, pp 874-882
Abstract

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
Abstract

Human cystic echinococcosis (CE) caused by Echinococcus granulosus s.s. is a major public health problem in Iraqi Kurdistan with a reported surgical incidence of 6.3 per 100,000 Arbil inhabitants. A total of 125 Echinococcus isolates retrieved from sheep, goats and cattle were used in this study....

Author(s)
Hassan, Z. I.; Meerkhan, A. A.; Boufana, B.; Hama, A. A.; Ahmed, B. D.; Mero, W. M. S.; Orsten, S.; Interisano, M.; Pozio, E.; Casulli, A.
Publisher
Elsevier B. V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Acta Tropica, 2017, 172, pp 201-207
Abstract

Echinococcus granulosus, the agent of hydatid disease, presents an indirect life cycle, with canines (mainly dogs) as definitive hosts, and herbivores and human as intermediary ones. In intermediary hosts fertile and infertile cysts develop, but only the first ones develop protoscoleces, the...

Author(s)
Paredes, R.; Godoy, P.; Rodríguez, B.; García, M. P.; Cabezón, C.; Cabrera, G.; Jiménez, V.; Hellman, U.; Sáenz, L.; Ferreira, A.; Galanti, N.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Hoboken, USA
Citation
Journal of Cellular Biochemistry, 2011, 112, 1, pp 189-199
AbstractFull Text

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

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
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This article discusses options for the eradication of echinococcosis in Argentina and Chile. A programme proposal for the effective eradication of hydatidosis in the areas is presented. Some suggested components of the programme are epidemiological surveys, eradication of the infection in dogs,...

Author(s)
Campano Díaz, S.
Publisher
Pan American Health Organization, Washington, USA
Citation
Report of the the PAHO/WHO Working Group on perspectives and possibilities of control and eradication of hydatidosis, 2002, pp 127-142
Abstract

Much progress has been made with characterization of the EG95 vaccine which can be used to prevent hydatid infection in animal intermediate hosts of Echinococcus granulosus. The vaccine comprises a single recombinant oncosphere antigen and the adjuvant Quil A. It induces complement-fixing...

Author(s)
Lightowlers, M. W.; Heath, D. D.
Publisher
Lombardo Editore, Roma, Italy
Citation
Parassitologia (Roma), 2004, 46, 1/2, pp 27-31
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
Citation
Revista Panamericana de Salud Pública/Pan American Journal of Public Health, 2000, 7, 1, pp 8-16
Abstract

The Casoni intradermal test revealed that 78 of 510 people examined in rural Cautin Province, Chile, in 1971, were positive for hydatid. 4 of 73 dogs had Echinococcus granulosus infections and 35.8% of cattle slaughtered locally had hydatid. Although half the people in the survey had seen hydatid...

Author(s)
Matus, M.; Urcelay, S.; Henriquez, H.; Terraza, F.; Cid, C.; Fincheira, O.
Citation
Boletin Chileno de Parasitologia, 1971, 26, 3/4, pp 117-119

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