Zoonosis Due to Bruella suis with Special Reference to Infection in Dogs (Carnivores): A Brief Review

Abstract

Brucella suis (B. suis) is the major cause of porcine brucellosis. Zoonosis due to B. suis infection associated with transmission by various animal species is reported. Recently an increase in brucellosis associated with feral swine transmitted B. suis infection in humans and hunting dogs is emerging. Reports on B. suis infection in carnivores including dogs is scant. This report gives a brief review of B. suis zoonosis with particular reference to B. suis infection in dogs (carnivores).

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M. Woldemeskel, "Zoonosis Due to Bruella suis with Special Reference to Infection in Dogs (Carnivores): A Brief Review," Open Journal of Veterinary Medicine, Vol. 3 No. 3, 2013, pp. 213-221. doi: 10.4236/ojvm.2013.33034.

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