Brucellosis in Sub-Saharan Africa

@inproceedings{Ducrotoya2016BrucellosisIS,
  title={Brucellosis in Sub-Saharan Africa},
  author={M. Ducrotoya and W. J. Bertub},
  year={2016}
}
Brucellosis is a highly contagious zoonosis caused by bacteria of the genus Brucella and affecting domestic and wild mammals. In this paper, the bacteriological and serological evidence of brucellosis in SubSaharan Africa (SSA) and its epidemiological characteristics are discussed. The tools available for the diagnosis and treatment of human brucellosis and for the diagnosis and control of animal brucellosis and their applicability in the context of SSA are presented and gaps identified. These… CONTINUE READING

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