Research of antibodies anti-Brucella canis and anti-Brucella abortus in wanderring dogs in São João da Boa Vista, State of São Paulo, Brazil (2002-2003)
Keywords:Brucellosis, Brucella canis, Brucella abortus, Serology, Dogs
AbstractDogs brucellosis may cause reprodutive problems and there are a risk factors for human health. The prevalence of brucellosis due to Brucella canis and Brucella abortus was investigated in dogs living in urban areas of São João da Boa Vista/SP - Brasil. For this purpose, 500 blood sample were collected and serum analysed by agar gel immunodiffusion test and Rose-Bengal test. The frequency of brucellosis due to B. canis was 4/500 (0,8%) and negative for B. abortus.
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