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Bovine cysticercosis and tuberculosis symptoms do not manifest immediately, and the farmer only account of these diseases, when there are economic losses and disposal of the animal. The objective of this study to perform surveys of cysticercosis and tuberculosis in cattle carcasses slaughtered in...

Author(s)
Assunção, E. F.; Ferreira, I. M.; Braga, H. F.
Publisher
F. B. Moreira, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2014, 8, 19, pp 1783
Abstract

In order to diagnose the situation of bovine taeniasis-cysticercosis complex in the municipality of Salinas, Minas Gerais, Brazil, blood samples were collected from 355 cattle in 18 randomly selected farms. A socioeconomic questionnaire was filled in each farm for the analysis of factors which...

Author(s)
Magalhães, F. C.; Santos, T. M.; Assis, D. C.; Ornellas, C. D.; Pinto, P. A.; Santos, W. M.
Publisher
Colégio Brasileiro de Patologia Animal, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Citation
Pesquisa Veterinária Brasileira, 2017, 37, 3, pp 205-209
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Bovine cysticercosis is caused by Cysticercus bovis in its middle stage of the cycle. Contamination occurs due to ingestion of water or pasture contaminated by Taenia saginata eggs (cause of human taeniasis). Once this is a zoonotic disease of significant occurrence, it becomes important to study...

Author(s)
Morais, H. R.; Pirtouscheg, A.; Moreira, M. D.; Tavares, M.
Publisher
F. B. Moreira, Londrina, Brazil
Citation
PUBVET, 2011, 5, 7, pp unpaginated
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 ...

Author(s)
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
Abstract

Cysticercosis prevalence was determined in 402 117 slaughtered cattle in an abattoir in Minas Gerais, Brazil, in 2000-2003. The prevalence was 4.60%, being higher in 2001 (6.27%) and lower in 2003 (2.73%). The degenerate condition was predominant (2.70%) except in 2003 (2.97%). The parasites were...

Author(s)
Carvalho, L. T. de; Costa, R. F. R. da; Santos, I. F. dos; Carvalho, A. L. T. de
Publisher
Faculdade de Veterinaria, Universidade Federal Fluminense, Niterói, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Ciência Veterinária, 2006, 13, 2, pp 109-112
Abstract

Bovine cysticercosis is an important zoonosis spread out world-wide, reflecting serious damages in the exportations and a big problem in public health. Ahead of this picture the study of the cysticercosis along all regions of Brazil is important to contribute to adoption of measures of control and...

Author(s)
Carvalho, L. T.; Serra-Freire, N. M.; Carvalho, A. L. T.
Publisher
Sociedade de Medicina Veterinaria do Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janerio, Brazil
Citation
Revista Brasileira de Medicina Veterinária, 2008, 30, 1, pp 13-19
Abstract

The prevalence of bovine cysticercosis (Taenia saginata) was investigated in 61 830 cattle slaughtered in a municipal abattoir in Minas Gerais State, Brazil, between January 1997 and December 1999. 4246 animals were infected, with an overall prevalence rate of 7.0% and an annual variation between...

Author(s)
Moreira, M. D.; Almeida, L. P. de; Reis, D. O.; Santos, W. L. M. dos
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Higiene Alimentar, 2002, 16, 100, pp 37-41
Abstract

The effects were investigated of freezing time (2-24 h) on cysts of Cysticercus bovis [Taenia saginata] in heart, tongue and masseter of a 4-year-old cow slaughtered in Minas Gerais, Brazil. After freezing for 2 h, all cysts were still viable, while viability was zero for all cysts frozen longer.

Author(s)
Almeida, L. P. de; Reis, D. O.; Moreira, M. D.; Oliveira, M. L. F. de
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Higiene Alimentar, 2003, 17, 104/105, pp 97-100
Abstract

The prevalence of bovine cysticercosis (caused by metacestodes of Taenia saginata) was studied in 2 abattoirs in Uberlândia, Minas Gerais State, Brazil, between August and October 1999. 13 205 animals (6609 and 6596 in the 2 abattoirs) were slaughtered during this period, mostly females (82%) aged ...

Author(s)
Moreira, M. D.; Reis, D. O.; Almeida, L. A.; Santos, W. L. M. dos
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Higiene Alimentar, 2001, 15, 85, pp 16-19
Abstract

The prevalence of bovine cysticercosis was investigated in 2 abattoirs in Minas Gerais State, Brazil, during August-October 1999. Of 6609 carcasses examined in an abattoir subject to municipal inspection, 661 (10%) were infected; of 6596 carcasses in an abattoir subject to federal inspection, 262...

Author(s)
Almeida, L. P. de; Moreira, M. D.; Reis, D. O.; Santos, W. L. M. dos
Publisher
Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia da Universidade de São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
Citation
Revista Higiene Alimentar, 2002, 16, 99, pp 51-55

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