Taeniasis-cysticercosis complex in Northern Brazil. A partial retrospective study

Authors

  • José de Arimatéa Freitas Universidade Federal do Pará, Faculdade de Ciências Agrárias do Pará, Belém, PA
  • Erieudes Nascimento Palermo Clínica Veterinária, São Paulo, SP

DOI:

https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.2318-3659.v33isupl.p270-275

Keywords:

Animals, Man, Cysticercosis, Taeniasis, Taeniasis-cysticercosis complex.

Abstract

A retrospective study on the taeniasis-cysticercosis complex situáflon in Northern Brazil has demonstrated bovine and swine cysticercosis prevalence of respectively 0.0097% (confidence interval 0.002282-0.017172) and 0.033%
(confidence interval 0.008648-0.070000) (p < 0.05); fall tendency of bovine cysticercosis prevalence; human taeniasis prevalence for Taenia solium and Taenia saginata of respectively 0.113154% (confidence interval 0.066255-
0.160053) and 0.03657% (confidence interval 0.004969-0.068173) (p < 0.05); and occurrence of 12 cases of human cysticercosis in Belém City.

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Published

1996-12-03

How to Cite

Freitas, J. de A., & Palermo, E. N. (1996). Taeniasis-cysticercosis complex in Northern Brazil. A partial retrospective study. Brazilian Journal of Veterinary Research and Animal Science, 33(supl.), 270-275. https://doi.org/10.11606/issn.2318-3659.v33isupl.p270-275

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Section

PREVENTIVE VETERINARY MEDICINE

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