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Abstract

In an outbreak on one farm 67 of 265 cattle slaughtered during two years had cysticercosis. Counterimmunoelectrophoresis of serum samples from slaughter cattle showed 44.8% sensitivity and 86.4% specificity for homologous Taenia saginata strobilus antigen, compared with 28.3% and 89.9% for...

Author(s)
Lukeš, Š.; Šimečková, A.; Štěrba, J.; Prokopič, J.; Schandl, V.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences,
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 1986, 31, 1, pp 7-13
Abstract

Tests in 126 cattle, 32 of which were shown to have cysticerci after slaughter, showed 53.1% sensitivity and 90.4% specificity for homologous Taenia saginata strobilus antigen, compared with 53.1% and 80.9% for heterologous T. crassiceps larval antigen, and 16.7% and 89.5% for Echinococcus...

Author(s)
Šimečková, A.; Lukeš, Š.; Schandl, V.; Štěrba, J.; Prokopič, J.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences,
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 1986, 31, 1, pp 1-6
Abstract

The detection and control of cysticerciasis on a large cattle farm in Czechoslovakia are discussed. ELISA detected 15.3% more cases than did the standard faecal tests. Infection rates in bullocks were consequently reduced from 26.4% in 1980 to 10.6% in 1983.

Author(s)
Chroustová, E.; Strouhal, Z.; Čunta, R.
Citation
Veterinářství, 1984, 34, 3, pp 105-106
Abstract

Two calves with massive cysticerciasis and one control, healthy calf were examined by ECG on day 75 after the experimental infection. The findings did not provide characteristic symptoms indicative of impairment of heart function. The infected calves, however, had lower pulse rates and one showed...

Author(s)
Nemecek, L.; Kursa, J.; Blazek, K.; Schramlova, J.; Vostoupal, B.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences,
Citation
Veterinarni Medicina, 1979, 24, 11, pp 649-655