Sero-prevalence of Bovine Brucellosis and associated risk factors in mbeya region, Southern highlands of Tanzania.

@article{Sagamiko2018SeroprevalenceOB,
  title={Sero-prevalence of Bovine Brucellosis and associated risk factors in mbeya region, Southern highlands of Tanzania.},
  author={F. D. Sagamiko and John Bwalya Muma and Esron Daniel Karimuribo and A. M. Mwanza and Calvin Sindato and Bernard Mudenda Hang'ombe},
  journal={Acta tropica},
  year={2018},
  volume={178},
  pages={
          169-175
        }
}
A cross-sectional study was conducted to establish the seroprevalence of brucellosis and associated risk factors in indigenous and exotic breeds of cattle from 178 farms in Mbeya region. A total of 1211 cattle (929exotic cattle from 108 commercial farms and 282 indigenous cattle from 70 traditional farms) were tested for Brucella antibodies using the Rose Bengal Plate Test (RBPT) and competitive Enzyme Linked Immunosorbent Assay (c-ELISA) as screening and confirmatory tests, respectively. The… CONTINUE READING

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