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Free Content Lingual palpation for porcine cysticercosis: a rapid epidemiological tool for estimating prevalence and community risk in Africa

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To assess the association between the prevalence of tongue cyst‐positive and antigen‐positive pigs across different settings in Africa, to evaluate whether examining pigs for cysts could be used as a rapid surveillance tool for identifying geographical areas with a higher probability of high transmission of cysticercosis.
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Keywords: Africa; Afrique; Cisticercosis; Cysticercosis; Epidemiology; Sero‐prevalencia; Taenia solium; Tænia solium; control; contrôle; cysticercose; epidemiología; prevalencia de quistes linguales; prévalence du kyste de la langue; seroprevalence; surveillance; tongue cyst prevalence; vigilancia; África; épidémiologie

Document Type: Research Article

Publication date: October 1, 2016

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