Brucellosis: the situation in Western Nigeria.

  title={Brucellosis: the situation in Western Nigeria.},
  author={O K Alausa and A Awoseyi},
  journal={Tropical and geographical medicine},
  volume={28 1},
Over 55% of 7161 people examined in different parts of Western Nigeria have positive Brucella abortus-antibodies in their sera. Higher incidence of titres were found among dairy farmers and slaughtermen than in the general population. The rates of infection among the human and the cattle populations in two farms studied were very similar. There was evidence of high rate of cross-infections going on in one of these farms: more than 63% of the herd in this farm showed serological evidence of… CONTINUE READING