Identification of Brucella suis from feral swine in selected states in the USA.

@article{Pedersen2014IdentificationOB,
  title={Identification of Brucella suis from feral swine in selected states in the USA.},
  author={K Pedersen and Christine R Quance and Suelee Robbe-Austerman and Antoinette J Piaggio and Sarah Nell Bevins and Samuel M Goldstein and Wesson D Gaston and Thomas Jude Deliberto},
  journal={Journal of wildlife diseases},
  year={2014},
  volume={50 2},
  pages={171-9}
}
Serologic tests currently available for brucellosis diagnosis detect antibodies to Brucella but do not distinguish between species of Brucella. Although Brucella suis is known to circulate within various feral swine (Sus scrofa) populations, our objective was to determine the primary species of Brucella circulating in feral swine populations in areas of the US with high brucellosis prevalence. We cultured lymph nodes from 183 feral swine. We identified 22 isolates from 21 animals, and all… CONTINUE READING

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