Indian Journal of Public Health

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Year
: 2005  |  Volume : 49  |  Issue : 1  |  Page : 22--24

Sero-positivity of Brucellosis in human beings


Ajay J Kumar, E Nanu 
 Department of Veterinary Public Health, College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Mannuthy, Kerala, India

Correspondence Address:
Ajay J Kumar
Asstt. Professor, Department of Veterinary Public Health, Rajiv Gandhi College of Veterinary and Animal Sciences, Kurumbapet, Pondicherry-605009
India

Two hundred and fifty human serum samples were collected (122 from general population and the rest from people associated with animals) from central Kerala and tested for Brucella agglutinins using various standard tests. The overall seropositivity for brucellosis using all the tests was 1.6%. Among the general population a prevalence of 2.45% was observed and among the veterinary students 1.14%.


How to cite this article:
Kumar AJ, Nanu E. Sero-positivity of Brucellosis in human beings.Indian J Public Health 2005;49:22-24


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Kumar AJ, Nanu E. Sero-positivity of Brucellosis in human beings. Indian J Public Health [serial online] 2005 [cited 2021 Jan 19 ];49:22-24
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