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Volume 3, Number 2—June 1997
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From the 1st International Conference on Emerging Zoonoses

From the 1st International Conference on Emerging Zoonoses

Brucellosis: an Overview

Michael J. Corbel
Author affiliation: National Institute of Biological Standards and Control, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom

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Table 1

Brucellosis in animals, Europe, 1994

Bovine Ovine/caprine Porcine Ovine
Country (B. abortus) (B. melitensis) (B. suis) (B. ovis)
Albania - + + +
Belgium + - - -
Bulgaria - - + +
Croatia - - + +
Czech - - ? -
Republic
France + ++ ? +
Germany + - ? +
Greece + ++ ND ND
Ireland + - - -
Italy + + - ND
Latvia - - + -
Lithuania - - - ?
Macedonia + + - -
Malta + + - -
Poland + + ? -
Portugal + + - +
Romania - - + -
Russia ++ ++ + +
Slovakia - - ND -
Slovenia - - - +
Spain + + - +
Ukraine ND ND ND ND
Yugoslavia + + + -

- not present
+ low sporadic incidence
++ high incidence
? presence uncertain
ND no data
None of the four types of brucellosis is present in Austria, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, Hungary, Iceland, Luxembourg, Moldavia, Netherlands, Sweden, Switzerland, and the United Kingdom
Source for Tables 1-8: FAO-WHO-OIE Animal Health Yearbooks, 1994, 1995.

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