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Volume 3, Number 2—June 1997
THEME ISSUE
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 2

Brucellosis in animals, Africa, 1994

Bovine Ovine/caprine Porcine Ovine
Country (B. abortus) (B. melitensis) (B. suis) (B. ovis)
Algeria + ? ND +
Angola ? ? ? ?
Botswana + ND - ND
Cape Verde ? ? ? +
Central African Republic ++ ND + ND
Chad ++ ? ? ND
Congo + - - -
Côte d'Ivoire + - - +
Egypt + + ND -
Eritrea + ? ND +
Ghana + - - -
Guinea + ND - ND
Kenya + + ND ND
Libya + + - -
Mauritius - - - -
Morocco + ? - -
Mozambique ++ + ++ +
Namibia + - - ?
Niger + + ND +
Nigeria ++ + + ND
Seychelles + - - -
South Africa ++ + - +
Sudan ++ + - -
Tanzania + ND ND ND
Tunisia + ++ - -
Zaire + ND + ND
Zimbabwe + + - +

- not present
+ low sporadic incidence
++ high incidence
? presence uncertain
ND no data
No data on any of the four types of brucellosis are available for Gambia, Mali, and Mauritania

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