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During meat inspection of cattle in 1990 a sudden increase in the incidence of Taenia saginata cysts was seen; outbreaks in 8 herds are reported in detail. In 3 herds the incidence was low, and the cysts few and old, but in the others, all from the same area of south-west Norway, up to 20 animals...

Author(s)
Tharaldsen, J.; Skjerve, E.; Smith, E.; Lindheim, D.
Citation
Norsk Veterinærtidsskrift, 1992, 104, 1, pp 15-22
Abstract

The case group consisted of farms from which cattle with low-grade cysticercosis had been detected at slaughter. The control group consisted of farms where no cases were detected during the same period. The major risk factor identified was allowing cattle to drink from streams carrying effluent...

Author(s)
Kyvsgaard, N. C.; Ilsøe, B.; Willeberg, P.; Nansen, P.; Henriksen, S. A.
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 1991, 32, 2, pp 243-252
Abstract

Epidemiological studies were made on 14 farms from which, during a 2-year period, 38 cattle had been condemned at slaughter, because of massive infections with Cysticercus bovis. By on-site investigations and interviews, attempts were made to identify the transmission routes of Taenia saginata eggs ...

Author(s)
Ilsøe, B.; Kyvsgaard, N. C.; Nansen, P.; Henriksen, S. A.
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 1990, 31, 2, pp 159-168
Abstract

During the last decade an increasing number of so-called "cysticercosis storms" in cattle have been reported in Denmark. This review focusses on the epidemiological background to this and discusses some developments at the farm level which may have led to changes in transmission routes and risks....

Author(s)
Nansen, P.; Henriksen, S. A.
Publisher
Elsevier Applied Science Publishers, London, UK
Citation
Epidemiological studies of risks associated with the agricultural use of sewage sludge: knowledge and needs, 1986, pp 76-82
Abstract

The serum IgG response of cattle with cysticercosis caused by Taenia saginata was studied in an ELISA in which a T. saginata metacestode surface extract was used as antigen. In experimentally infected calves, a sharp rise in specific antibody levels was found 3-4 weeks after the infection followed...

Author(s)
Kyvsgaard, N. C.; Ilsøe, B.; Henriksen, S. A.; Feld, N. C.; Nansen, P.
Citation
Acta Veterinaria Scandinavica, 1991, 32, 2, pp 233-241
Abstract

Cysticercus bovis was recovered from the heart and masseter muscles of cattle in Norway in the autumn of 1981 during routine meat inspection. It was found that the cattle had been grazing on land that may possibly have been contaminated by sewage from a nearby house that had been constantly let...

Author(s)
Rosef, O.; Iversen, H.
Citation
Norsk Veterinaertidsskrift, 1982, 94, 2, pp 121-122
Abstract

The prevalence of Cysticercus bovis in cattle in Denmark (based on slaughterhouse records) has been less than 1% for most of the time between 1918 and 1982. During the last 5 to 10 years there has been an increasing number of localized herd infections ("cysticercosis storms") characterized by a...

Author(s)
Henriksen, S. A.; Nansen, P.
Publisher
Commission of the European Communities, Luxemburg, France
Citation
Agriculture. Some important parasitic infections in bovines considered from economic and social (zoonosis) points of view. Parasitological symposium, Lyons, 24-26 October 1983., 1984, pp 151-153
Abstract

8861 reindeer were slaughtered at Kautokeino, Finmark County, Norway in 1978/79 and 8211 in 1979/80. Pathological lesions encountered at meat inspection were mainly of parasitic origin. Over the past four years the prevalence of Echinococcus granulosus cysts had fallen from 1.5% to 0.23%, probably...

Author(s)
Korbi, K. A.
Citation
Norsk Veterinaertidsskrift, 1982, 94, 1, pp 45-49
Abstract

The course of an outbreak of cysticerciasis in cattle in Notodden (Norway) is described from the point of view of the local veterinary surgeon. The initial diagnosis was based on the isolation of degenerated Cysticercus bovis from the cardiac muscle of a 11/2-year-old animal. A biologists' summer...

Author(s)
Hekneby, A.
Citation
Norsk Veterinaertidsskrift, 1977, 89, 6, pp 397
Abstract

There are 25 contributions to this symposium, 5 of which deal with babesiosis, 3 with sarcosporidiosis, 6 with echinococcosis/hydatidosis, 9 with taeniasis/cysticerciasis, one with onchocerciasis (in cattle in Belgium), and one with Parafilaria bovicola in Sweden. Epidemiology, diagnosis, immunity...

Publisher
Commission of the European Communities, Luxembourg, France
Citation
Agriculture. Some important parasitic infections in bovines considered from economic and social (zoonosis) points of view. Parasitological symposium, Lyons, 24-26 October 1983., 1984, pp vi + 258pp.

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