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The prevalence of bovine cysticercosis (Taenia saginata) was investigated in 61 830 cattle slaughtered in a municipal abattoir in Minas Gerais State, Brazil, between January 1997 and December 1999. 4246 animals were infected, with an overall prevalence rate of 7.0% and an annual variation between...

Author(s)
Moreira, M. D.; Almeida, L. P. de; Reis, D. O.; Santos, W. L. M. dos
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Higiene Alimentar, 2002, 16, 100, pp 37-41
Abstract

The effects were investigated of freezing time (2-24 h) on cysts of Cysticercus bovis [Taenia saginata] in heart, tongue and masseter of a 4-year-old cow slaughtered in Minas Gerais, Brazil. After freezing for 2 h, all cysts were still viable, while viability was zero for all cysts frozen longer.

Author(s)
Almeida, L. P. de; Reis, D. O.; Moreira, M. D.; Oliveira, M. L. F. de
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Higiene Alimentar, 2003, 17, 104/105, pp 97-100
Abstract

The prevalence of bovine cysticercosis (caused by metacestodes of Taenia saginata) was studied in 2 abattoirs in Uberlândia, Minas Gerais State, Brazil, between August and October 1999. 13 205 animals (6609 and 6596 in the 2 abattoirs) were slaughtered during this period, mostly females (82%) aged ...

Author(s)
Moreira, M. D.; Reis, D. O.; Almeida, L. A.; Santos, W. L. M. dos
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Higiene Alimentar, 2001, 15, 85, pp 16-19
Abstract

The prevalence of bovine cysticercosis was investigated in 2 abattoirs in Minas Gerais State, Brazil, during August-October 1999. Of 6609 carcasses examined in an abattoir subject to municipal inspection, 661 (10%) were infected; of 6596 carcasses in an abattoir subject to federal inspection, 262...

Author(s)
Almeida, L. P. de; Moreira, M. D.; Reis, D. O.; Santos, W. L. M. dos
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Higiene Alimentar, 2002, 16, 99, pp 51-55
Abstract

Data are presented on the prevalence of bovine cysticercosis (Taenia saginata) in 126 985 animals slaughtered during 1994-98 in the Triâangulo Mineiro region, Minas Gerais, Brazil. 4063 (3.20%) animals were positive. There is some evidence that the prevalence is increasing, being 3.06, 2.79, 3.41,...

Author(s)
Reis, D. O.; Raghiante, F.
Citation
Revista Higiene Alimentar, 2000, 14, 70, pp 20-22
Abstract

During the 15-year period 1979 to 1993, 336 723 cattle (mostly Bos indicus) were slaughtered in Uberlândia and passed through sanitary inspection before being allowed for public consumption. The incidence of natural cysticercosis (Taenia saginata metacestodes) infection in these animals, which were ...

Author(s)
Reis, D. O.; Mundim, M. J. S.; Cabral, D. D.; Costa-Cruz, J. M.
Citation
Higiene Alimentar, 1996, 10, 43, pp 33-35