Seroepidemiological survey of bovine brucellosis in cattle under a traditional production system in western Ethiopia.

  title={Seroepidemiological survey of bovine brucellosis in cattle under a traditional production system in western Ethiopia.},
  author={K E Adugna and Getahun Ejeta Agga and Girma G. Zewde},
  journal={Revue scientifique et technique},
  volume={32 3},
Bovine brucellosis, an important bacterial zoonosis, is usually associated with intensive systems of production. A cross-sectional study was conducted in western Ethiopia to determine the seroprevalence of bovine brucellosis in cattle undertraditional extensive husbandry. Sera collected from 1,152 cattle originating from 164 herds were screened, using the Rose Bengal test, and all positive sera were then examined, using complement fixation as a confirmatory test. Based on the results of two… CONTINUE READING

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