The emergence of Taenia solium cysticercosis in Eastern and Southern Africa as a serious agricultural problem and public health risk

IK Phiri, H Ngowi, S Afonso, E Matenga, M Boa, S Mukatirwa, S Githigia, M Saimo, C Sikasunge, N Maingi, GW Lubega, A Kassuku, L Michael, S Siziya, RC Krecek, E Noormahomed, M Vilhena, P Dorny, AL Willingham

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Original languageEnglish
JournalActa Tropica
Issue number1
Pages (from-to)13-23
Publication statusPublished - 2003


  • B780-tropical-medicine
  • Helminthic diseases
  • Cysticercosis
  • Taenia solium
  • Pigs
  • Prevalence
  • Regional differences
  • Serology
  • Economic impact
  • Kenya
  • Uganda
  • Tanzania
  • Africa-East
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe
  • Mozambique
  • South Africa
  • Africa-Southern

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