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Research center of Embrapa/Collection: Embrapa Gado de Corte - Resumo em anais de congresso (ALICE)
Date Issued: 2019
Type of Material: Resumo em anais de congresso (ALICE)
Authors: BEZERRA NETO, P. S.
MEDEIROS, G. B.
FIRMINO, M. de O.
GARINO JUNIOR, F.
ARAUJO, F. R.
Additional Information: Pirajá Saraiva Bezerra Neto, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande - UFCG; Giovanni Brito Medeiros, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande - UFCG; Millena de Oliveira Firmino, Universidade Federal de Campina Grande - UFCG; Felício Garino Junior, Universidade Federal da Paraíba - UFPB; FLABIO RIBEIRO DE ARAUJO, CNPGC.
Title: Tuberculosis in cattle slaughtered in the intermediate geographic region of Caicó, State of Rioi Grande do Norte, Brazil.
Publisher: In: CONGRESSO BRASILEIRO DE MICROBIOLOGIA, 30., 2019, Maceió. Resumos... São Paulo, SP: Sociedade Brasileira de Microbiologia -SBM, 2019.
Language: en
Description: The bovine farming constitutes an economic and social activity of great importance for the State of Rio Grande do Norte, contributing for the creation of jobs and generation of income. However, factors related to the low technification of the activity on the part of the producers, the occurrence of a wide and intense drought in the last years and the presence of infectious diseases have caused significant damages to the breeders of animals in the State. Infectious diseases include tuberculosis, which is a zoonotic infection caused by Mycobacterium bovis, the primary host of which is cattle, but several domestic and wild mammal species, including humans, are also susceptible. The objective of the study was to determine the occurrence of tuberculosis in bovine slaughtered in two public slaughterhouses of the intermediate geographic region of Caicó, State of Rio Grande do Norte. Between November 2017 and August 2018, a total of 11,616 bovine carcasses underwent routine post-mortem inspection, with lesions suggestive of tuberculosis in one animal (0.009%). Samples of tissues located in the lung, heart and spleen were submitted to bacteriological culture and molecular diagnosis.
NAL Thesaurus: Bovine tuberculosis
Food safety
Mycobacterium bovis BCG
Slaughterhouses
Data Created: 2019-12-27
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