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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 4

Brucellosis in animals, the Americas, 1994

Bovine
Ovine/caprine
Porcine
Ovine
Country (B. abortus) (B. melitensis) (B. suis) (B. ovis)
Antigua/Barbuda ? - - -
Argentina ++ - + ++
Belize - - - ND
Bolivia ++ + + ND
Brazil ++ - + -
Canada - - - +
Chile ++ - - +
Colombia + - - -
Cuba ? - ++ -
Dominican Republic ++ - + -
Ecuador ++ ND ND ND
El Salvador ++ ND + ND
Guatemala + - + -
Haiti + - - -
Honduras ? - ++ -
Jamaica ?+ - - -
Mexico + + ND -
Nicaragua ++ ND ND ND
Peru ++ ND ND ++
Paraguay + ND - +
Uruguay + - - +
United States + - (+) +
Venezuela ++ - ++ ?

- not present
+ low sporadic incidence
++ high incidence
? presence uncertain
ND no data
None of the four types of brucellosis is present in Barbados, Falkland Islands, Surinam, or St. Kitts/Nevis

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