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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
AbstractFull Text

The efficiency of larval Taenia crassiceps (Tcra) antigens was evaluated by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (ELISA) to diagnose bovine cysticercosis. Three types of antigens were evaluated: total (T), total sonicated (Ts), and membrane (M); these samples included positive and negative control...

Author(s)
Silva, L. F. da; Pinto, P. S. de A.; Duarte, C. T. D.; Santos, T. de O.; Acevedo Nieto, E. C.; Peixoto, R. P. M. dos G.
Publisher
Universidade Estadual de Londrina, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
Semina: Ciências Agrárias (Londrina), 2015, 36, 3 Suppl. 1, pp 2013-2021
Abstract

Introduction: Considering that alternative antigens for diagnosing neurocysticercosis continue to be a challenge because of the increasing difficulty in obtaining parasites from naturally infected pigs for preparation of Taenia solium homologous antigen, the aim of the present study was to evaluate ...

Author(s)
Gonçalves, F. de A.; Machado, G. A.; Oliveira, H. B.; Rezende, M. T. N. P.; Mineo, J. R.; Costa-Cruz, J. M.
Publisher
Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, Uberaba, Brazil
Citation
Revista da Sociedade Brasileira de Medicina Tropical, 2010, 43, 3, pp 254-259