THE IMPACT OF MEAT INSPECTION ON THE CONTROL OF BOVINE CYSTICERCOSIS IN KENYA

Citation:
KIAMBI PROFKANGETHEE. "THE IMPACT OF MEAT INSPECTION ON THE CONTROL OF BOVINE CYSTICERCOSIS IN KENYA.". In: journal. Kisipan, M.L.; 1995.

Abstract:

Cases of bovine cysticercosis in the carcasses, head and heart from different establishments were analyzed for the period between 1974 and 1991. national prevalence rates showed a dramatic decline from 8.8% in 1974 to 1.1% in 1991. Provvincial prevalence rates showed a decline in the cases reported within the same period. With the coast province having a decline from 45 in 1974 to 0.5% in 1991. Other provinces showed a similar trend in the decline of C. bovis cases. The impact of meat inspection has made on the control of bovine cysticercosis and new strategies for its control are discussed.

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