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Abstract

This survey was developed with the objective to assess the epidemiological characteristics of the complex taeniasis-cysticercosis in rural municipality of Divinésia, Minas Gerais, Brazil. A survey was conducted in 87 rural properties randomly sampled. Blood samples were collected from 56 pigs and...

Author(s)
Felippe, A. G.; Pinto, P. S. de A.; Santos, T. de O.; Nieto, E. C. A.; Peixoto, R. P. M. dos G.; Silva, L. F.
Publisher
Faculdade de Veterinaria, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Ciência Veterinária, 2014, 21, 4, pp 243-246
Abstract

Cysticercosis can affect cattle which develop the larvae Taenia saginata. Despite the importance of cysticercosis for public animal health and for the economy, the epidemiological reality of such zoonosis in Brazil is little known. In the southeastern region of the State of Minas Gerais most of the ...

Author(s)
Duarte, C. T. D.; Pinto, P. S. A.; Silva, L. F.; Santos, T. O.; Acevedo-Nieto, E. C.; Almeida, L. P.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2016, 36, 9, pp 793-797
Abstract

Despite the importance of human taeniasis/bovine cysticercosis for public and animal health and the economy, its actual epidemiological status in Brazil is not well-studied. We sought to assess the epidemiological profile of this zoonosis in the rural area of Viçosa County, Minas Gerais, Brazil....

Author(s)
Santos, T. O.; Pinto, P. S. A.; Iasbik, A. F.; Silva, L. F.; Nieto, E. C. A.; Guimarães-Peixoto, R. P. M.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2013, 33, 4, pp 449-452