The Prevalence of Brucellosis in Cattle, Goats and Humans in Rural Uganda: A Comparative Study.

  title={The Prevalence of Brucellosis in Cattle, Goats and Humans in Rural Uganda: A Comparative Study.},
  author={Roseann Miller and Jesca Lukanga Nakavuma and Paul Ssajjakambwe and Patrick Vudriko and Nathan Lubowa Musisi and John B Kaneene},
  journal={Transboundary and emerging diseases},
  volume={63 6},
A cross-sectional study was conducted to determine the presence of brucellosis in cattle, goats and humans in farms from south-western Uganda and identify risk factors associated with brucellosis in these three host groups. Data and serum samples were collected from 768 cattle, 315 goats and 236 humans, with 635 samples of bovine milk, from 70 farms in two different study areas in south-western Uganda. Sera from livestock were tested with the Rose Bengal Plate test, using B. abortus and B… CONTINUE READING
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