Brucellosis in extensive management system of Zebu cattle in Sidama Zone, Southern Ethiopia

@inproceedings{Asmare2010BrucellosisIE,
  title={Brucellosis in extensive management system of Zebu cattle in Sidama Zone, Southern Ethiopia},
  author={Kassahun Asmare and Yilkal Asfaw and Esayas Gelaye and Gelagay Ayelet},
  year={2010}
}
The study was conducted in six districts of Sidama Zone, Southern Ethiopia. During the study a total of 1627 indigenous zebu cattle in 124 herds were considered from extensive management system. Serum samples collected were screened using Rose Bengal Plate Test (RBPT) and positive reactors were further subjected to complement fixation test to maximize specifity and positive predictive value. In the study, an over all prevalence of 1.66% has been established and the herd level infection rate was… CONTINUE READING

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