2 edition of Symposium on Animal Brucellosis in the Sudan, 15-16 September 1987 found in the catalog.
Symposium on Animal Brucellosis in the Sudan, 15-16 September 1987
Symposium on Animal Brucellosis in the Sudan (1987)
Includes bibliographical references.
|Statement||[editors, M.S.M.A. Harbi, El Amin Dafalla, Isam Siddig A/El Salam].|
|Contributions||Harbi, M. S. M. A., Dafallah, El Amin., A. El Salam, Isam Siddig.|
|LC Classifications||SF809.B8 S96 1987|
|The Physical Object|
|Pagination||75 p. ;|
|Number of Pages||75|
|LC Control Number||89980945|
Brucellosis is a zoonotic bacterial disease caused by several species in the genus Brucella. Reproductive losses are the most common syndrome in animals, while humans may suffer from a debilitating nonspecific illness or localized involvement of various organs. Each organism tends to be associated with a specific animal host, but. Animal brucellosis is thought to be present in small ruminants, cattle, and camels in Libya, particularly in the west coastal strip. Before the system collapsed due to political unrest in , prevalence of the disease did not exceed % in cattle, % in camels, % in sheep, and % in goats. The aim of this study was to highlight outbreaks.
Proceedings of the Symposium on animal brucellosis in. brucellosis in the Sudan. In male animals brucellosis is characterized by epididymitis and orchitis and in female animals by abortion. As a part of its mandate to conduct long-term national surveys of endemic disease, the Project Directorate on Animal Disease Monitoring and Surveillance (PD_ADMAS) has been carrying large-scale sero-epidemiological survey of bovine brucellosis since (Isloor et al., ).PD_ADMAS has carried out a population survey on 47, bovines compris cattle .
Papers presented at the International Symposium on Bovine Brucellosis, held at Texas A & M University, July , Responsibility: edited by Richard P. Crawford and Richard J. Hidalgo. The epidemiology of human brucellosis, the commonest zoonotic infection worldwide, has drastically changed over the past decade because of various sanitary, socioeconomic, and political reasons, together with the evolution of international travel. Several areas traditionally considered to be endemic—eg, France, Israel, and most of Latin America—have achieved control of the disease.
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Enzootic abortion in ewes. Transmission of the disease. Veterinary Record, 62, Sudan Veterinary Association (). Recommendations. Symposium on Animal and Human Brucellosis, September. Thimm, B. and Wundt, W. The epidemiological situation of Brucellosis in Africa.
In International symposium on brucellosis, 11, Rabat Cited by: 6. Brucellosis in humans and animals. Produced by the World Health Organization in collaboration with the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations and World Organisation for Animal Health Principal author: M.J.
Corbel. losis - prevention and control. losis - epidemiology. losis - complications. ines. Worldwide, brucellosis remains a major source of disease in humans and domesticated Symposium on Animal Brucellosis in the Sudan. Although reported incidence and preva lence of the disease vary widely from country to country, bovine brucellosis caused mainly by B.
abortus is still the most widespread form (Tables ). In humans, ovine/caprine brucellosis caused by B. The book is a seroepidemiological study of human brucellosis among febrile patients in Khartoum State, Sudan.
It highlights a common but under-diagnosed disease. Many patients suffer from brucellosis but are diagnosed as having other infectious diseases commonly malaria and typhoid : Adam Ahmed, Hassan Sidahmed.
To study the relative frequency of brucellosis among domestic animals in Kassala State, Sudan, in the year and compare the results of previous studies since Brucellosis is not only the most common zoonotic disease, but as a re-emerging disease has engaged the mind of health policymakers worldwide ().More than new cases have been reported annually in the world, most of them occur in the developing regions where the disease is endemic ().Brucellosis in both human and animal is a prevalent disease in Iran ().
The design of an effective surveillance system for animal brucellosis in a region or country depends on many factors, as discussed below. The major species of Brucella infecting animals and humans in the country.
In this document, we are primarily concerned with B. abortus, B. melitensis and B. suis infections. In some countries, all three. Brucellosis is a contagious, infectious, and communicable disease affecting primarily cattle, bison, and swine that is caused by bacteria of the genus la abortus affects mainly bovine species; B.
suis affects mainly porcinesheep, and horses are also susceptible to B. abortus.A third strain, B. melitensis, affects mainly goats and sheep.
In a review of 76 diseases and syndromes of animals, brucellosis lies within the top 10 in terms of impact on impoverished people. Inthe World Bank commissioned the original Global Burden of Disease (GBD) study, providing a comprehensive assessment of diseases and injuries and 10 risk factors in eight major regions .
A serological survey of brucellosis in livestock animals and workers was conducted in Ibadan, Southwestern Nigeria between May and August Wase-Zange grazing reserves in the Sudan. Back ground: Human brucellosis is a major debilitating zoonotic disease. It is caused by bacteria of the genus BrucellaMethods: The serum antibody titres to Brucella melitensis and Brucella abortus of one thousand febrile patients, randomly selected from Khartoum, Khartoum North and Omdurman Teaching Hospitals, were estimated by the s: Eighty nine (%) of the febrile patients had.
Brucellosis National Surveillance Plan October 3 Executive Summary Brucellosis is a contagious disease of livestock and wildlife that has significant consequences for animal and public health and international trade. Bacteria of the genus Brucella cause the disease.
Drinking of raw milk was significantly associated with Brucellosis while drinking boiled milk was protective. There should be active public health education on the benefits of boiling milk before consumption.
Further studies to elucidate the extent and epidemiology of brucellosis in humans and animals in Southern Sudan are recommended. PMID. Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association - (6):Pages ; Brucellosis (access for 24 hours for $) Purchase a Journal Subscription You can purchase an Individual or Institutional subscription to this journal by contacting the AVMA Membership Division atext.
Under the auspices of the Italian Society for the Study of Infectious and Parasitic Diseases a symposium on brucellosis was held at Bologna on December The 2 main themes were laboratory diagnosis in ruminants and diagnosis, especially as regards " chronic " brucellosis, in man.
PALTRINIERI and P. BIGGI gave 2 papers (pp. and ) dealing with the disease in. Brucellosis is a chronic infectious disease caused by bacteria of the genus Brucella that affects animals and humans. Each species of Brucella has their preferred host: B.
abortus infects cattle, B. metitensis sheep and goats, B. suis swine, B. canis dogs, and B. ovis sheep, although they can also infect other animals ().Brucellosis in sheep and goats is endemic in the Mediterranean region but.
Background. Brucellosis is one of the important neglected bacterial zoonotic diseases that has affected animals and humans for decades [1, 2].The disease is caused by bacterial agent of genus brucellosis is caused mainly by Brucella abortus, B.
melitensis and B. suis, also the main causes of brucellosis in cattle, goats/sheep and pigs respectively [1, 3]. Brucellosis is commonly transmitted to susceptible animals by direct contact with infected animals or with an environment that has been contaminated with discharges from infected animals.
Aborted fetuses, placental membranes or fluids, and other vaginal discharges present after an infected animal has aborted or calved are all highly. The objective of the present study was to detect brucellosis in suspected dairy cattle in Khartoum State, Sudan using the conventional serological tests and tests done on milk in comparison to a PCR-based technique.
Milk and blood samples collected simultaneously from suspected brucellosis cows (n = ) in 12 different dairy farms around Khartoum State were used in the study. 3.
Brucellosis in domestic animals in SSA. As the clinical signs of this disease are not specific, brucellosis cannot be diagnosed clinically. Hygromas seem a good indirect indicator of brucellosis in African herds (Akakpo,Ferney and Chantal,McDermott and Arimi, ) probably because infected animals are kept long enough for this arthropathy to develop.
Animal brucellosis is thought to be present in small ruminants, cattle, and camels in Libya, particularly in the west coastal strip. Before the system collapsed due to political unrest inprevalence of the disease did not exceed % in cattle, % in .Brucellosis is a bacterial disease transmitted to humans by consumption of infected, unpasteurised animal milk or through direct contact with infected animals, particularly aborted foetuses.
The livestock production losses resulting from these abortions have a major economic impact on individuals and communities. Infected people often suffer.4 VS considered several objectives and criteria in our selection of the slaughter establishments for national brucellosis surveillance.
Our first objective was to have high confidence in detecting as few as one infected animal per million cattle in the States that have been free of the disease for 5 or more years.