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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 3

Brucellosis in animals, Asia, 1994

Bovine
Ovine/caprine
Porcine
Ovine
Country (B. abortus) (B. melitensis) (B. suis) (B. ovis)
Afghanistan + + ND ND
Bangladesh + + ND ND
Bhutan + - - ND
China + + + +
Hong Kong ND ND ? ND
India + + ?+ -
Indonesia + ND + +
Iran + + - -
Israel - + - -
Iraq + + ND ND
Jordan - ++ - -
Korea (S) ++ - ?+ -
Kuwait ++ ++ - -
Malaysia + - ?- -
Mongolia ++ + - +
Myanmar + ND + ND
Oman ++ ND ND ND
Qatar ND ND ND ND
Sri Lanka ++ + - +
Syria + ND ND ND
Thailand + - + -
Turkey ++ ++ - ND
UAE - + - +
Yemen + + - -

- not present
+ low sporadic incidence
++ high incidence
? presence uncertain
ND no data
None of the four types of brucellosis is present in Bahrain, Cyprus, Japan, Malaysia (Sabah), Philippines, or Singapore
No data for countries of the former Soviet Union or Qatar

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