DOI: 10.17265/2159-5828/2017.05.005
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Ernatus Martin Mkupasi

Abstract: Taenia solium cysticercosis is an emerging food borne parasitic zoonosis in urban centres where infected pigs from rural areas are slaughtered and consumed. The public is at risk of acquiring the infection if meat inspection and control is not effective. This study was conducted to establish the prevalence of porcine cysticercosis in pigs slaughtered in Dar es Salaam City and Morogoro Municipality and assessed the existence of risk factors for its transmission. Meat inspection was performed in pigs slaughtered…

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