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Abstract

The evaluation of losses for financial compensation caused by downgrading or emergency slaughter of cattle due to Taenia saginata infection on an industrial fattening farm in Nove Hrady, Czechoslovakia, is described. The compensation was paid by the Czech State Insurance Agency.

Author(s)
Štěrba, J.; Prokopič, J.
Publisher
Parazitologicý Ústav ČSAV, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia
Citation
Proceedings of the second International Symposium on taeniasis/cysticercosis and echinococcosis/hydatidosis 2-7 December 1985, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia, 1986, pp 256-261
Abstract

Examination at necropsy of 269 bulls on a farm revealed 65 (24.2%) animals harbouring bovine cysticerci. CIEP using homologous antigen from Taenia saginata adults showed 44.8% sensitivity and 86.4% specificity. Heterologous antigen from Taenia crassiceps cysticerci gave 28.3% sensitivity and 89.9%...

Author(s)
Lukeš, Š.; Šimečková, A.; Štěrba, J.; Prokopič, J.; Schandl, V.
Publisher
Parazitologicý Ústav ČSAV, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia
Citation
Proceedings of the second International Symposium on taeniasis/cysticercosis and echinococcosis/hydatidosis 2-7 December 1985, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia, 1986, pp 56-66
Abstract

The diagnostic value of intradermal tests in pre-mortem diagnosis of bovine cysticercosis was evaluated using 126 bulls, 32 of which were positive at necropsy. Homologous antigens from Taenia saginata adults, heterologous antigens from T. crassiceps larvae and hydatid fluid from Echinococcus...

Author(s)
Šimečková, A.; Lukeš, Š.; Schandl, V.; Štěrba, J.; Prokopič, J.
Publisher
Parazitologicý Ústav ČSAV, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia
Citation
Proceedings of the second International Symposium on taeniasis/cysticercosis and echinococcosis/hydatidosis 2-7 December 1985, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia, 1986, pp 101-110
Abstract

A severe outbreak of bovine cysticerciasis in a fattening unit of the Šumava industrial cattle farm, Czechoslovakia, in 1983-1984 was traced to 3 workers connected with the farm. Their recent medical history and their toilet habits, which were in part responsible for contamination of the animal...

Author(s)
Štěrba, J.; Prokopič, J.
Publisher
Parazitologicý Ústav ČSAV, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia
Citation
Proceedings of the second International Symposium on taeniasis/cysticercosis and echinococcosis/hydatidosis 2-7 December 1985, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia, 1986, pp 381-386
Abstract

18-month-old steers from a farm in which 24.2% of animals were infected with T. saginata were examined by routine meat inspection. 18 infected animals were tested by intradermal test using a supernatant of homogenate of T. saginata or T. crassiceps as antigens. Sera were tested by micro-ELISA using ...

Author(s)
Machnická, B.; Štěrba, J.; Prokopič, J.
Publisher
Parazitologicý Ústav ČSAV, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia
Citation
Proceedings of the second International Symposium on taeniasis/cysticercosis and echinococcosis/hydatidosis 2-7 December 1985, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia, 1986, pp 67-74
Abstract

The incidence of Taenia saginata metacestodes in bulls on an industrial fattening farm in the Nove Hrady district of Czechoslovakia was 1.8% in 1982, 28.0% in 1983, 9.1% in 1984 and dropped to nil in 1985 after instigation of control measures. From the prices obtained for infected and uninfected...

Author(s)
Prokopič, J.; Štěrba, J.
Publisher
Parazitologicý Ústav ČSAV, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia
Citation
Proceedings of the second International Symposium on taeniasis/cysticercosis and echinococcosis/hydatidosis 2-7 December 1985, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia, 1986, pp 248-255
Abstract

The incidence of Taenia saginata in cattle in Czechoslovakia ranged from 1.61 to 1.81% from 1977-1984 and the incidence in individual districts ranged from 0.6 to 3.77%. Cysticerci were found in slaughtered cattle in 67.7% of cattle farms and 48.1% of stables. The incidence of Echinococcus...

Author(s)
Zajíček, D.
Publisher
Parazitologicý Ústav ČSAV, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia
Citation
Proceedings of the second International Symposium on taeniasis/cysticercosis and echinococcosis/hydatidosis 2-7 December 1985, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia, 1986, pp 419-424
Abstract

The survey of helminth anthropozoonoses in Slovakia (Czechoslovakia) is based on medical and veterinary records for 1971-1984. Hymenolepis in man was recorded sporadically, occurring largely in children and being prevalent among gipsies. Taeniasis was recorded in 3.8, 5.6 and 3.07/100 000...

Author(s)
Hovorka, J.; Štefančíková, A.
Publisher
Parazitologicý Ústav ČSAV, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia
Citation
Proceedings of the second International Symposium on taeniasis/cysticercosis and echinococcosis/hydatidosis 2-7 December 1985, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia, 1986, pp 318-326
Abstract

The Wielkopolska region of Poland and in particular land belts along the Warta river in the Poznań area and the Prosna river in the Kalisz area were examined during 5 years for cysticerciasis in cattle and for soil contamination in relation to human activity. Cysticerciasis was recorded in 57.6% of ...

Author(s)
Kozakiewicz, B.
Publisher
Parazitologicý Ústav ČSAV, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia
Citation
Proceedings of the second International Symposium on taeniasis/cysticercosis and echinococcosis/hydatidosis 2-7 December 1985, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia, 1986, pp 327-335
Abstract

Taenia saginata antigens partially purified by defatting with n-hexane (TS-NH) or by ammonium sulphate (TS-SA) were compared with the crude antigen (TS-5) in the ELISA, using infected bovine sera. The crude serum proved the most active; the relationship between measured values in positive and...

Author(s)
Chroustová, E.; Rodák, L.
Publisher
Parazitologicý Ústav ČSAV, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia
Citation
Proceedings of the second International Symposium on taeniasis/cysticercosis and echinococcosis/hydatidosis 2-7 December 1985, České Budějovice, Czechoslovakia, 1986, pp 231-240

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