Seroprevalence of bovine brucellosis in agro pastoral areas of Jijjiga zone of Somali National Regional State , Eastern Ethiopia

  title={Seroprevalence of bovine brucellosis in agro pastoral areas of Jijjiga zone of Somali National Regional State , Eastern Ethiopia},
  author={Hailu Degefu and M Mohamud and Mussie Hailemelekot and Moti Yohannes},
A cross-sectional study was carried out from October 2008March 2009 to determine the sero-prevalence of bovine brucellosis in four districts of Jijjiga Zone, eastern Ethiopia. Purposive sampling technique was employed to select the four districts and nine peasant associations (PAs). A total of 435 blood samples were collected from cattle of 6 or more months of age with no history of previous vaccination against brucellosis. All serum samples were initially screened by Rose-BengalPlate Test… CONTINUE READING


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