is a fatal disease affecting sheep and goat causing significant economic losses in production.
The list of diseases and their references (many from PubMed) included in these charts is exhaustive and includes such illnesses and conditions as Spondweni virus infection, coenurosis
, philophthalmosis, and Wesselsbron disease.
Human cestode infections Stage seen Species In man Common name Disease Taenia saginata Adult Beef tapeworm Rarely symptomatic Taenia solium Adult Pork tapeworm Rarely symptomatic Larva Cysticercosis Brain and tissue cysts Taenia multiceps Larva Bladderworm, Brain and eye cysts coenurosis
THE most commonly seen nervous diseases of sheep are Listeriosis, CCN (cerebrocortical necrosis or polioencephalomalacia), gid (Sturdy or coenurosis
) and vestibular disease (middle ear infection).
Evaluation therapeutic effects of antihelminthic agents albendazole, fenbendazole and praziquantel against coenurosis
The larval stage of this cestode, known as Coenurous cerebralis, poses serious neurological problems of coenurosis
Other cestodes: sparganosis, coenurosis
and Taenia crassiceps cysticercosis.
Infection with the larvae of Taenia cestodes is either called cysticercosis or coenurosis
. Infection with the larvae of Ta.
About 1,672 cases were registered during the study period out of which 1,182 were routine cases of castration,126 cases of abscess, 114 cases of cysts, 88 cases of fracture due to accidents, 36 cases of hoof elongation, 34 cases of maggot wounds, 22 cases of urinary obstruction, 14 cases of dystocia requiring caesarian section, 10 cases of foreign body ingestion, 9 cases of gid (coenurosis
), 8 of ventral hernia, 8 cases of corneal opacity, 7 of chronic mastitis, 4 cases of urinary bladder rupture, 5 cases of atresia ani, 4 cases of horn injuries and 1 case of urethral diverticulum (Table1).
We knew that dogs commonly feed on sheep and goat carcasses, a practice resulting in the transmission of pathogens that cause diseases such as coenurosis
, hydatidosis, and toxoplasmosis.