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Document ID (ISN)50010
CIS number 88-1365
ISSN - Serial title 0212-1050 - Mapfre seguridad
Year 1985
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Blasco J.M., Marín C.M.
Title Brucellosis - Study of a plan for elimination in ruminants
Original title Brucelosis - Estudio de un plan de erradicación en rumiantes [in Spanish]
Bibliographic information 3rd Quarter 1985, Vol.5, No.19, p.3-10. Illus. 28 ref.
Abstract The incidence of brucellosis in humans is directly associated with its existence in animals, particularly cows, sheep and goats. Prophylaxis is carried out in Spain by vaccinating female animals bred for reproduction with B-19 or Rev 1 vaccine. This system is slow and expensive and its applicability in Spain in the case of small ruminants is doubtful. The authors of this article propose massive vaccination of adult cattle in areas with a high risk of contagion using reduced doses (5 x 108) of B-19 vaccine. In animals bred for reproduction, vaccination should be continued using standard doses. For sheep and goats massive vaccination with live vaccine Rev 1 (5 x 108 doses) is proposed. Standard vaccination with Rev 1 should be continued and even extended to 3 to 5 months old males bred for reproduction.
Descriptors (primary) livestock rearing; vaccination; agriculture; brucellosis
Descriptors (secondary) vaccines; infectious diseases; animals; Spain
Document type D - Periodical articles
Subject(s) Agriculture, fishing, animal husbandry
Broad subject area(s) Biological hazards
Browse category(ies) Bacterial and parasitic diseases
Livestock rearing