volume 48, issue 4, P419-424 1990
DOI: 10.1590/s0004-282x1990000400004
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Abstract: SUMMARY -The authors describe the epidemiological findings related to human taeniasis and cysticercosis, and swine cysticercosis in two small rural communities, Postinho (P) and Tigre (T), of South Brazil. The prevalence of epilepsy was 2.04% (P) and 2.25% (T). The prevalence of neurocysticercosis was 0.47% (P) and 0.93% (T), and prevalence of swine cysticercosis was 12.8% (P) and 27.8% (T). Taenia sp. infestation wis detected in 4.3% (P) and 4.6% (T) of stool examinations. The hyperendemic human taeniasis an…

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