A survey of zoonotic diseases in trade cattle slaughtered at Tanga city abattoir: a cause of public health concern.

@article{Swai2012ASO,
  title={A survey of zoonotic diseases in trade cattle slaughtered at Tanga city abattoir: a cause of public health concern.},
  author={Emmanuel Senyael Swai and Luuk B. Schoonman},
  journal={Asian Pacific journal of tropical biomedicine},
  year={2012},
  volume={2 1},
  pages={55-60}
}
OBJECTIVE To estimate the prevalence of hydatidosis, cysticercosis, tuberculosis, leptospirosis, brucellosis and toxoplasmosis in slaughtered bovine stock (aged ±3 years) at Tanga city abattoir, Tanzania. METHODS Prevalence estimation of the five zoonotic diseases was undertaken through an active abattoir and sero-survey was carried out in Tanga city, during the period of January 2002 and March 2004. Serum samples collected from a sub-sample (n=51) of the slaughter stock were serologically… CONTINUE READING

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