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Background/Objectives: Vaccination is the most important tool for controlling brucellosis, but currently there is no vaccine available for canine brucellosis, which is a zoonotic disease of worldwide distribution caused by Brucella canis. This study aimed to evaluate protection and immune response...

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Eckstein, C.; Mol, J. P. S.; Costa, F. B.; Nunes, P. P.; Lima, P. A.; Melo, M. M.; Carvalho, T. P.; Santos, D. O.; Silva, M. F.; Carvalho, T. F.; Costa, L. F.; Melo Júnior, O. A. O.; Giunchette, R. C.; Paixão, T. A.; Santos, R. L.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2020, 15, 4,
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Background: Canine brucellosis, caused by the bacterium Brucella canis, is a zoonotic and largely reproductive disease of dogs. The disease is a recognized problem in canine breeding populations, and the risk to individuals assisting with birthing is well described. Prior to 2015, all cases of ...

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Whitten, T. V.; Brayshaw, G.; Patnayak, D.; Alvarez, J.; Larson, C. M.; Kustritz, M. R.; Holzbauer, S. M.; Torrison, J.; Scheftel, J. M.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2019, 168, pp 90-94
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Canine brucellosis is an emerging disease and compatible with a One Health management approach. Previous research has found higher prevalence of Brucella canis in stray dog populations than in owned animals, and shelter dogs may represent a zoonotic risk to pet owners. Dogs may also contract other ...

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Hubbard, K.; Wang Min; Smith, D. R.
Publisher
Elsevier B.V., Amsterdam, Netherlands
Citation
Preventive Veterinary Medicine, 2018, 159, pp 82-86
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Seroprevalence of the antibodies of Brucella canis and Brucella abortus in dogs was assessed using a cross-sectional survey in Anambra and Enugu States, Nigeria. A total of 123 Companion dogs made up of 65 clinic dogs, 34 slaughter dogs and 24 household dogs were screened. For B. abortus antibody...

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Anyaoha, C. O.; Majesty-Alukagberie, L. O.; Ugochukwu, I. C. I.; Nwanta, J. A.; Anene, B. M.
Publisher
Universidad de la Salle, Bogota, Colombia
Citation
Revista de Medicina Veterinaria, 2020, 40, pp 45-59
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Brucellosis is a global pandemic infectious zoonosis. Brucella canis is a rare source of human brucellosis in China, and its public health significance remains under debate. Moreover, data pertaining to the epizootiological characteristics and geographical origin of B. canis on a nationwide scale...

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Liu ZhiGuo; Wang Heng; Wang Miao; Li ZhenJun
Publisher
Wiley, Berlin, Germany
Citation
Transboundary and Emerging Diseases, 2020, 67, 2, pp 834-843
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OBJECTIVE: To estimate Brucella canis seropositivity rates for purebred dogs being bred by noncommercial breeders, describe epidemiological findings in infected commercial dog-production facilities, and characterize B. canis infection in pet dogs and the risk to human health. DESIGN: Retrospective...

Author(s)
Johnson, C. A.; Carter, T. D.; Dunn, J. R.; Baer, S. R.; Schalow, M. M.; Bellay, Y. M.; Guerra, M. A.; Frank, N. A.
Publisher
American Veterinary Medical Association, Schaumburg, USA
Citation
Journal of the American Veterinary Medical Association, 2018, 253, 3, pp 322-336
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Brucella canis is one of many responsible pathogens of discospondylitis in dogs and infections require specific management. Little is known about the epidemiologic situation in Europe. The purpose of the study was to get insights into the occurrence of brucellosis in dogs in Europe. The database of ...

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Buhmann, G.; Paul, F.; Herbst, W.; Melzer, F.; Wolf, G.; Hartmann, K.; Fischer, A.
Publisher
Frontiers Media S.A., Lausanne, Switzerland
Citation
Frontiers in Veterinary Science, 2019, 6, May, pp 151
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Brucella canis infection is a neglected zoonotic disease and its seroprevalence in dogs and at-risk humans has not been previously studied in several countries including Jordan. The main aim of this study was to determine the seroprevalence and identify risk factors of B. canis infection in police, ...

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Alshehabat, M.; Obaidat, M.; Hayajneh, W.
Publisher
Czech Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic
Citation
Veterinární Medicína, 2019, 64, 6, pp 260-265
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Canine brucellosis, caused by Brucella canis, is a disease of dogs and represents a public health concern as it can be transmitted to humans. Canine brucellosis is on the rise in the United States and there is currently no vaccine for use in dogs. Mice have been extensively utilized to investigate...

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Stranahan, L. W.; Khalaf, O. H.; Garcia-Gonzalez, D. G.; Arenas-Gamboa, A. M.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2019, 14, 6, pp e0218809
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Brucella canis infection is an important cause of late-term abortion in pregnant bitches. The pathophysiological mechanisms leading to B. canis-induced abortion are unknown, but heavily infected trophoblasts are consistently observed. As trophoblasts responses to other pathogens contribute to...

Author(s)
Fernández, A. G.; Hielpos, M. S.; Ferrero, M. C.; Fossati, C. A.; Baldi, P. C.
Publisher
Public Library of Sciences (PLoS), San Francisco, USA
Citation
PLoS ONE, 2017, 12, 10, pp e0186561

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