Detection of brucellosis and leptospirosis in feral pigs in New South Wales.

@article{Ridoutt2014DetectionOB,
  title={Detection of brucellosis and leptospirosis in feral pigs in New South Wales.},
  author={C Ridoutt and Alan Lee and Barbara Moloney and Pd Massey and Neil Charman and David Jordan},
  journal={Australian veterinary journal},
  year={2014},
  volume={92 9},
  pages={343-7}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine the presence and estimate the prevalence of Brucella suis, Leptospira interrogans serovar Pomona (hereafter L. pomona) and Leptospira borgpetersenii serovar Hardjo (hereafter L. hardjo) in feral pigs culled in New South Wales (NSW), Australia. METHODS During 2012 and 2013, 239 serum samples were collected from feral pigs killed as pests or game in NSW. All sera were subjected to the rose-bengal test for B. suis, with positives subjected to the complement fixation test… CONTINUE READING