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Bovine cysticercosis is caused by Cysticercus bovis in its middle stage of the cycle. Contamination occurs due to ingestion of water or pasture contaminated by Taenia saginata eggs (cause of human taeniasis). Once this is a zoonotic disease of significant occurrence, it becomes important to study...

Author(s)
Morais, H. R.; Pirtouscheg, A.; Moreira, M. D.; Tavares, M.
Publisher
F. B. Moreira, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2011, 5, 7, pp unpaginated
Abstract

The prevalence of cysticercosis in 1 967 816 cattle in the Vangelio Mondelli Ltda. - Bauru and Bertin Ltda. - Lins abattoirs in São Paulo state, Brazil, was determined during January 1996-December 2000. The animals originated from São Paulo, Mato Grosso, Mato Grosso do Sul, Paraná, Minas Gerais,...

Author(s)
Marques, G. M.; Buzi, K. A.; Galindo, L. A.; Baldini, E. D.; Biondi, G. F.
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, Universidade Estadual Paulista, Botucatu, Brazil
Citation
Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2008, 15, 1, pp 114-120
Abstract

Cysticercosis prevalence was determined in 402 117 slaughtered cattle in an abattoir in Minas Gerais, Brazil, in 2000-2003. The prevalence was 4.60%, being higher in 2001 (6.27%) and lower in 2003 (2.73%). The degenerate condition was predominant (2.70%) except in 2003 (2.97%). The parasites were...

Author(s)
Carvalho, L. T. de; Costa, R. F. R. da; Santos, I. F. dos; Carvalho, A. L. T. de
Publisher
Faculdade de Veterinaria, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Ciência Veterinária, 2006, 13, 2, pp 109-112
Abstract

Data on a total of 144 683 cattle carcasses from 157 counties examined at an abattoir during the period January 1990 to December 1994 were analysed. 1335 animals (0.9%) had Echinococcus granulosus cysts. Prevalence of infection varied from 0.84% in 1991 to 0.94% in 1994. Infected animals were...

Author(s)
Antunes, C. F.; Souza, R. M.; Ribeiro, R. M. P.
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 1996, 48, 5, pp 623-627

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