Sero-epidemiological study of Taenia saginata cysticercosis in Belgian cattle.

  title={Sero-epidemiological study of Taenia saginata cysticercosis in Belgian cattle.},
  author={Pierre Dorny and Francis Vercammen and Jef Brandt and W Vansteenkiste and D. L. Berkvens and Stanny Geerts},
  journal={Veterinary parasitology},
  volume={88 1-2},
A sero-epidemiological survey of Taenia saginata cysticercosis was carried out to determine the prevalence of the infection in cattle presented for slaughter in Belgium. Between November 1997 and June 1998, a total of 1164 serum samples were collected in 20 export abattoirs. Meat inspection was routinely carried out by veterinary inspectors. Serum samples were examined for circulating parasite antigen using a monoclonal antibody-based sandwich enzyme-linked-immunosorbent assay (Ag-ELISA… CONTINUE READING
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