Serological evidence for brucellosis in Bos indicus in Nigeria

  title={Serological evidence for brucellosis in Bos indicus in Nigeria},
  author={Wilson J. Bertu and Amahyel Madu Gusi and Moses Hassan and Esther Mwankon and Reuben A. Ocholi and Daniel D. Ior and Bakari A. Husseini and Gideon Ibrahim and Theresia H. Abdoel and Henk L. Smits},
  journal={Tropical Animal Health and Production},
Nigeria is the largest cattle-rearing nation in Africa with most animals kept under traditional husbandry practices. While bovine brucellosis does not receive much attention, a relatively high seroprevalence is found in samples submitted for laboratory testing. The aim of the study was to provide serological evidence of brucellosis in cattle from some of the main cattle-rearing states of the country and to validate a simple and rapid field test for the serodiagnosis of bovine brucellosis. Serum… CONTINUE READING

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