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In order to evaluate the epidemiological situation of porcine and bovine cysticercosis in the rural area of five municipalities, distributed in three different regions of the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, the prevalence of bovine and porcine cysticercosis was determined in the rural properties as...

Author(s)
Pinto, P. S. A.; Santos, W. L. M.; Laerte, P. A.; Acevedo-Nieto, E. C.; Santos, T. O.; Duarte, C. T. D.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2019, 71, 1, pp 167-176
Abstract

Bovine cysticercosis is a worldwide distributed zoonosis caused by the larval form of Taenia saginata present in bovine muscles. The diagnosis is based on the postmortem inspection at slaughterhouses and consists of the macroscopic visualization of lesions caused by cysticercosis in muscle sites....

Author(s)
Guimarães-Peixoto, R. P. M.; Pinto, P. S. A.; Santos, M. R.; Zilch, T. J.; Apolinário, P. F.; Silva-Júnior, A.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2018, 12, 4, pp e0006371
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 ...

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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
AbstractFull Text

In order to diagnose the situation of bovine taeniasis-cysticercosis complex in the state of Minas Gerais, Brazil, the city of São João Evangelista was selected, and blood samples were collected from 339 cattle in 15 randomly selected farms. A socioeconomic questionnaire was filled in each property ...

Author(s)
Garro, F. L.; Santos, T. M.; Assis, D. C. S.; Heneine, L. G. D.; Ornellas, C. B. D.; Pinto, P. S. A.; Santos, W. L. M.
Publisher
FEPMVZ - Editora, Belo Horizonte, Brazil
Citation
Arquivo Brasileiro de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia, 2015, 67, 4, pp 1063-1069
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

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