Seroprevalence of ovine brucellosis in south Wollo, north eastern Ethiopia.

  title={Seroprevalence of ovine brucellosis in south Wollo, north eastern Ethiopia.},
  author={Mohanmmed Yesuf and Sefinew Alemu and Wudu Temesgen and Hailu Mazengia and H Negussie},
  journal={East African journal of public health},
  volume={8 1},
A cross-sectional study was conducted in south Wollo zone, north east Ethiopia between October, 2008 and March, 2009 aimed at determining the sero-prevalence and to identify potential risk factors of ovine brucellosis. A total of 800 sheep were sampled from two districts, Kalu and Harbu. All sheep above six months of age with no history of previous vaccination against brucellosis were selected. Rose Bengal Plate Test (RBPT) was utilized as a screening test for Brucella agglutinins while… CONTINUE READING
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