Descriptive and spatial epidemiology of bovine cysticercosis in North-Eastern Spain (Catalonia).

  title={Descriptive and spatial epidemiology of bovine cysticercosis in North-Eastern Spain (Catalonia).},
  author={Alberto Allepuz and Sebastian Napp and Albert Picado and Anna Alba and Judith Panad{\'e}s and Mariano Domingo and Jordi Casal},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  volume={159 1},
From March 2005 to December 2007, 284 animals from 67 cattle farms (24 dairy and 43 beef) affected by bovine cysticercosis were detected in the region of Catalonia (North-Eastern Spain). Dairy farms were almost twice more likely to be affected than beef farms (OR=1.79, 95% CI=1.08-2.96, p<0.05), and infected premises have a statistically significant (p<0.05) larger number of animals when compared to uninfected farms in Catalonia. The geographical distribution of the infected farms was evaluated… CONTINUE READING

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