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Brucellosis (B.suis) in dogs - guidelines for veterinarians


Brucella suis has been detected in dogs which have been pig hunting in north-western NSW or Queensland. It has also been detected in young dogs from pig hunting breeding without a history of exposure to pig hunting.

Topic include:

  • Clinical signs
  • Zoonotic risk and recommendations for Veterinarians
  • Environmental Survival
  • Routes of infection for dogs
  • Sample Collection and Testing
  • Veterinary recommendations for owners of dogs diagnosed with Brucella suis
  • NSW legislation


Primefact 1421 Second Edition

Published: Jul 2017