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Table 4 Number of infected carcasses identified by ‘selective dissection’ of different organ/tissue combinations for the detection of T. solium cysticercosis in 38 confirmed infected pig carcasses

From: Re-visiting the detection of porcine cysticercosis based on full carcass dissections of naturally Taenia solium infected pigs

  Heart Tongue Diaphragm Masseter Psoas
Heart 14
Tongue 21 17
Diaphragm 22 25 17
Masseter 19 21 21 13
Psoas 16 19 19 16 10
Heart and tongue na na 27 25 22
Heart and diaphragm na 27 na 25 23
Heart and masseter na 25 25 na 21
Heart and psoas na 22 23 21 na
Tongue and diaphragm 27 na na 27 25
Tongue and masseter 25 na 27 na 23
Tongue and psoas 22 na 25 23 na
Diaphragm and masseter 25 27 na na 22
Diaphragm and psoas 23 25 na 22 na
Masseter and psoas 21 23 22 na na
  1. Abbreviation: na not applicable