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'Cysticercosis storm' in feedlot cattle in north-west New South Wales

Jenkins, David; Brown, Graeme K; Traub, Rebecca


Objective: To investigate the cause of an outbreak of bovine cysticercosis (Taenia saginata) infection on a cattle property in north-western New South Wales (NSW). Methods: Cystic lesions were detected in the muscles of cattle during routine meat inspection at slaughter. These lesions were confirmed to be cysticerci of T. saginata through histology and polymerase chain reaction (PCR). Data on cattle maintenance were obtained through interviews with feedlot owners and staff. A suspect feed...[Show more]

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Date published: 2013
Type: Journal article
Source: Australian Veterinary Journal
DOI: 10.1111/avj.12023


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