Traduction en anglais : The incidence and public health importance of fascioliasis in slaughtered animals.
The incidence of liver fluke infestation in various food animals from 1987 and 1991 was recorded as follows :
in cattle 6.5,5.8,4.8,4.17,5.08% ;
in buffalo 3.53,2.74,2.29,3.8,5.1% ;
in sheep 1.1,1.4,1.52,0.96,14.72% ;
in goats 0.14,0.52,0.79,0.78% ;
these figures represent the years 1987 to 1991 respectively.
In general the overall prevalence of Fasciola infestation amongst food animals was 1.55%. Cattle were the worst infested, the lowest figures being recorded for goats.
Fascioliasis was found to be most prevament during the winter.
Mots-clés Pascal : Carcasse, Contamination biologique, Facteur risque, Egypte, Afrique, Animal élevage, Fasciola gigantica, Trematoda, Plathelmintha, Helmintha, Invertebrata, Fasciolase, Distomatose, Trématodose, Helminthiase, Parasitose, Infection, Animal à viande
Mots-clés Pascal anglais : Carcass, Biological contamination, Risk factor, Egypt, Africa, Farming animal, Fasciola gigantica, Trematoda, Plathelmintha, Helmintha, Invertebrata, Fasciolasis, Distomatosis, Trematod disease, Helminthiasis, Parasitosis, Infection
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Inist-CNRS - Institut de l'Information Scientifique et Technique
Cote : 95-0328180
Code Inist : 002A35B05. Création : 01/03/1996.