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Mycobacterium avium subsp. paratuberculosis (MAP) causes a chronic intestinal infection mainly in domestic and wild ruminants and is transmitted primarily by the fecal-oral route. Mycobacterium bovis (M. bovis) produces a chronic infection principally of the respiratory system. It affects most...

Author(s)
Steuer, P.; Raffo, E.; Monti, G.; Salgado, M. A.
Publisher
Springer, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Tropical Animal Health and Production, 2015, 47, 8, pp 1449-1455
Abstract

Bovine brucellosis is a zoonotic disease spread worldwide. The infection in cattle is predominantly caused by Brucella abortus and is usually detected in pregnant females through abortions. The disease is endemic in Argentina; however, infection in humans is underestimated and often not reported....

Author(s)
Aznar, M. N.; Samartino, L. E.; Humblet, M. F.; Saegerman, C.
Publisher
Wiley-Blackwell, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2014, 61, 2, pp 121-133
Abstract

Control measures for bovine tuberculosis (TB) based on surveillance in abattoirs, test-and-slaughter policy, and disease notification have been intensified in the last decades in the countries of South America, notably in Argentina, Brazil, Chile, and Uruguay. This chapter analyzes the current...

Author(s)
Kantor, I. N. de; Torres, P. M.; Roxo, E.; Garin, A.; Paredes Noack, L. A.; Sequeira, M. D.; Imaz, M. S.; Morcillo, N.; Telles, M. A. da S.
Publisher
John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK
Citation
Zoonotic tuberculosis: Mycobacterium bovis and other pathogenic mycobacteria, 2013, Ed.3, pp 35-49
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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

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

During 1982-90, a series of studies were performed in Chile to investigate the epidemiology of Chagas' disease. Of 5601 rural or periurban houses investigated, 37.4% were infested with Triatoma infestans according to the inhabitants and 29.4% were found to harbour T. infestans or evidence of T....

Author(s)
Schenone, H.; Contreras, M. C.; Borgoño, J. M.; Maturana, R.; Salinas, P.; Sandoval, L.; Rojas, A.; Tello, P.; Villarroel, F.
Citation
Boletín Chileno de Parasitología, 1991, 46, 1/2, pp 19-30
Abstract

In an abattoir in Chile, a new method of meat inspection, the examination of a longitudinal section of the masseter muscle, of surface area about 40 cm3, replaced examination of a cross section of surface area 10 to 16 cm3. This revealed 333 (0.246%) cases of Cysticercus bovis infection in 135,325 ...

Author(s)
Urbina, C.; Borquez, H.; Silva, E.
Citation
Boletin Chileno de Parasitologia., 1976, 31, 1/2, pp 37-38
Abstract

"Murrina" is a name used by the natives of Panama to describe any severe disease of the larger domestic animals, but has come to be applied specifically to equine trypanosomiasis due to T. hippicum infection. The first article gives a general description of this disease, which has extended from...

Author(s)
EAKINS, H. S.
Citation
Veterinary Bulletin. United States Army, 1935, 29, pp 295-309
Abstract

"Murrina" is a name used by the natives of Panama to describe any severe disease of the larger domestic animals, but has come to be applied specifically to equine trypanosomiasis due to T. hippicum infection. The first article gives a general description of this disease, which has extended from...

Author(s)
RANDALL, R.
Citation
Veterinary Bulletin. United States Army, 1935, 29, pp 321-331

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