hydatidosis in the province of la pampa, argentina, 1998.echinococcus granulosus is the agent that causes the classical hydatidosis or cystic echinococcosis. the most spread cycle in south america is the sheep-dog cycle, and offers favorable conditions for the development of the parasite. as the province of la pampa shows an endemic presence with notification of cases and infected dogs, the present work has the aim of contributing to the study of the distribution and prevalence of the disease in the district of maracó, la pampa, argentina. dogs of 36 ...199910883500
diagnosis of cystic echinococcosis on sheep farms in the south of argentina: areas with a control 2000 guarnera et al. proposed using elisa in canine faeces collected from the ground to detect dogs infected with echinococcus granulosus, thus determining sheep farms with active transmission. the objective was to evaluate the prevalence of e. granulosus infection in sheep farms of the patagonia. sheep farms were randomly selected in the provinces of río negro, chubut, neuquén, santa cruz and tierra del fuego (areas with control programs) and la pampa (comparison area). from one to three sam ...200415725535
[molecular study of argentine strains of bacillus anthracis].bacillus anthracis is one of the most monomorphic bacteria known and epidemiological studies of this microorganism have been hampered by the lack of molecular markers. for the genotyping of fourteen argentine field strains and the vaccine strain steme 34f2 the presence or absence of the virulence plasmids as well as vrra locus containing a variable-number tandem repeat (vntr) and presenting a polymorphism involving five variants, were analyzed. strains were isolated from cows, sheep and pigs dur ...200717702250
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