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The immunisation of rams against ovine brucellosis

@article{Heerden1962TheIO,
  title={The immunisation of rams against ovine brucellosis},
  author={S.W.J. Van Heerden and Karla van Rensburg},
  journal={Journal of The South African Veterinary Association-tydskrif Van Die Suid-afrikaanse Veterinere Vereniging},
  year={1962},
  volume={33},
  pages={143-148}
}
  • S. V. Heerden, K. V. Rensburg
  • Published 1962
  • Medicine
  • Journal of The South African Veterinary Association-tydskrif Van Die Suid-afrikaanse Veterinere Vereniging
Brucella avis was first detected in sheep in South Africa during 1956 and reported by van Rensburg et al (1958). An extensive survey has since shown this infection to be so prevalent in flocks throughout the Republic that effective immunization would offer the only satisfactory method of control. 
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