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Epidemiology and economic impact of bovine cysticercosis and taeniosis caused by Taenia saginata in northeastern Spain (Catalonia)
(Parasites & Vectors, 2018-06-28)
Background: In Catalonia (north-eastern Spain), Taenia saginata has been described in cattle but its occurrence in humans is unclear. Moreover, whether cattle acquired the infection in Catalonia or ...
Genetic profiling of Mycobacterium bovis strains from slaughtered cattle in Eritrea
(PLoS Neglected Tropical Diseases, 2018-04-17)
Mycobacterium bovis (M.bovis) is the main causative agent for bovine tuberculosis (BTB) and can also be the cause of zoonotic tuberculosis in humans. In view of its zoonotic nature, slaughterhouse ...
Economic impact of bovine cysticercosis and taeniosis caused by Taenia saginata in Belgium
(Parasites & Vectors, 2018-04-13)
Background: Bovine cysticercosis (BCC) (due to Taenia saginata) is often claimed to cause considerable economic losses to the livestock industry, particularly in beef cattle, but recent studies estimating ...