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Brucellosis, Control and Vaccination

This disease is commonly found in cattle, sheep and goats. The causative agent of the disease is Brucella abortus. This bacterium is mostly found in the secretion of uterus after abortion. When this secretion is mixed with animal feed and water then it enters in human body. The bacterium can also enter in animal body through eyes and infected semen. The infected animal results in abortion in last trimester of pregnancy. To control this disease is to maintain better health conditions and cleanliness. This disease may infect human so care should be taken when dealing with the infected animal. Animal Should be vaccinated with 6 month of age.

Dr. Sami Tahir Quershi
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