[geopolitical distribution of the occurrence of fasciola hepatica in santa catarina state, brazil].during 12 years feces samples from cows, water buffaloes, sheeps and goats were examined by sequential tamis filtration to show the occurrence of fasciola hepatica eggs. the material came from 129 municipalities of santa catarina state, and 5 g of feces per animal were examined. the occurrence of f. hepatica was confirmed in 64.82% of the municipalities. considering the host, f. hepatica was confirmed in goats from florianópolis, são josé, são joão batista and guaramirim municipalities; in sheep ...19921343793
fasciola hepatica in bovines in brazil: data availability and spatial distribution.fasciolosis is a disease of importance for both veterinary and public health. for the first time, georeferenced prevalence data of fasciola hepatica in bovines were collected and mapped for the brazilian territory and data availability was discussed. bovine fasciolosis in brazil is monitored on a federal, state and municipal level, and to improve monitoring it is essential to combine the data collected on these three levels into one dataset. data were collected for 1032 municipalities where live ...201724553606
mapping risk of bovine fasciolosis in the south of brazil using geographic information systems.fasciolosis, caused by fasciola hepatica, is an endemic disease of ruminants that occurs in several countries of south america where it can lead to decreased production and fertility and, in severe cases, animal death. although very prevalent, information on the epidemiology of the disease is incomplete in brazil. the objective of the present study was to define the prevalence of f. hepatica in the livers of cattle from slaughterhouses and correlate the data with the animal's origin (climate and ...201020071083
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