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Volume 26, Number 12—December 2020
Research Letter

Brucella canis in Commercial Dog Breeding Kennels, Ontario, Canada

J. Scott WeeseComments to Author , Kathleen Hrinivich, and Maureen E.C. Anderson
Author affiliations: University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, Canada (J.S. Weese); Animal Hospital of Cambridge, Cambridge, Ontario (K. Hrinivich); Ministry of Agriculture, Food and Rural Affairs, Guelph (M.E.C. Anderson)

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Initial and follow-up serologic testing for Brucella canis in 130 dogs, Canada

Initial result No. Follow-up result* No. (%)
Negative 84 Positive 0 (0)
Reactive 0 (0)

84 (100)
Positive 9 Positive 6 (67)
Reactive 1 (11)

2 (22)
Reactive 37 Positive 1 (0.3)
Reactive 2 (0.5)
Negative 34 (92)

*Follow-up testing was performed 4–6 weeks after the initial test.

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