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Abattoir prevalence, organ distribution, public health and economic importance of major metacestodes in sheep, goats and cattle in Fars, southern Iran.
Trop Biomed 2012; 29(3):349-59TB

Abstract

Some of the metacestodes are not only zoonotic but are also responsible for severe tissue damage, reduction in milk and meat production, and considerable economic loss due to condemnation of the infected organs of the herbivorous animals. The aim of the present study was to determine the prevalence of Cysticercus ovis, Cysticercus tenuicollis, hydatid cyst and Coenurus gaigeri in sheep and goats and Cysticercus bovis, Cysticereus tenuicollis and hydatid cyst in cattle. A total of 1050 sheep, 950 goats and 500 cattle slaughtered at Shiraz Slaughterhouse were carefully examined for these metacestodes. Cysticercus tenuicollis was found in 184 (17.52%) sheep and 523 (55.05%) goats. The prevalence of C. tenuicollis was higher in males than females (P<0.01), and was higher in goats compared to sheep (P<0.01). Hydatid cyst was found in 478 (45.52%) sheep and 95 (10.0%) goats and its prevalence was higher in older animals compared to the younger ones. Coenurus gaigeri was found in 5 (0.48%) sheep and 17 (1.79%) goats and Cysticercus ovis was found in one male sheep only (0.09%). Cysticercus bovis was found in 3 male cattle (0.6%) and hydatid cyst was found in 58 (11.6%) cattle. The prevalence of hydatid cyst was higher in older cattle compared to the younger ones and higher in females than males. These results suggest that the high prevalence of the metacestodes infestations in this area is a great concern for both medical and veterinary authorities to design therapeutic and preventive programs to overcome this problem.

Authors+Show Affiliations

Department of Pathobiology, School of Veterinary Medicine, Shiraz University, Shiraz, Iran. oryan@shirazu.ac.irNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info availableNo affiliation info available

Pub Type(s)

Journal Article
Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

Language

eng

PubMed ID

23018497

Citation

Oryan, A, et al. "Abattoir Prevalence, Organ Distribution, Public Health and Economic Importance of Major Metacestodes in Sheep, Goats and Cattle in Fars, Southern Iran." Tropical Biomedicine, vol. 29, no. 3, 2012, pp. 349-59.
Oryan A, Goorgipour S, Moazeni M, et al. Abattoir prevalence, organ distribution, public health and economic importance of major metacestodes in sheep, goats and cattle in Fars, southern Iran. Trop Biomed. 2012;29(3):349-59.
Oryan, A., Goorgipour, S., Moazeni, M., & Shirian, S. (2012). Abattoir prevalence, organ distribution, public health and economic importance of major metacestodes in sheep, goats and cattle in Fars, southern Iran. Tropical Biomedicine, 29(3), pp. 349-59.
Oryan A, et al. Abattoir Prevalence, Organ Distribution, Public Health and Economic Importance of Major Metacestodes in Sheep, Goats and Cattle in Fars, Southern Iran. Trop Biomed. 2012;29(3):349-59. PubMed PMID: 23018497.
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