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EEDA Textbook References: Brucellosis

Aguirre AA, Keefe TJ, Reif JS, Kashinsky L, Yochem PK, Saliki JT, Stott JL, Goldstein T, Dubey JP, Braun R, Antonelis G. Infectious disease monitoring of the endangered Hawaiian monk seal. J Wildl Dis. 2007;43:229-41.

Alton GG, Forsyth JRL. Brucella [online]. In Baron S, editor. Medical microbiology. 4th ed. New York: Churchill Livingstone; 1996. Available at: http://www.gsbs.utmb.edu/microbook/ch028.htm. Accessed 4 Jun 2007.

Brew SD, Perrett LL, Stack JA, MacMillan AP, Staunton NJ. Human exposure to Brucella recovered from a sea mammal. Vet Rec 1999;24:483.

Bricker BJ, Ewalt DR, MacMillan AP, Foster G, Brew S. Molecular characterization of Brucella strains isolated from marine mammals. J Clin Microbiol. 2000;38:1258-62.

Carmichael LE, Shin SJ. Canine brucellosis: a diagnostician's dilemma. Semin Vet Med Surg (Small Anim). 1996;11:161-5.

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Centers for Disease Control and Prevention [CDC]. Brucellosis (Brucella melitensis, abortus, suis, and canis). CDC; 2005 Oct. Available at: http://www.cdc.gov/ncidod/dbmd/diseaseinfo/brucellosis_t.htm. Accessed 4 Jun 2007.

Cloeckaert A, Verger JM, Grayon M, Paquet JY, Garin-Bastuji B, Foster G, Godfroid J. Classification of Brucella spp. isolated from marine mammals by DNA polymorphism at the omp2 locus. Microbes Infect. 2001;3:729-38.

Cutler SJ, Whatmore AM, Commander NJ. Brucellosis--new aspects of an old disease. J Appl Microbiol. 2005;98:1270-81.

Dieterich RA, Morton JK, Zarnke RL. Experimental Brucella suis biovar 4 infection in a moose. J Wildl Dis. 1991;27:470-2.

European Commission [EC]. Health and Consumer Protection Directorate General. Brucellosis in sheep and goats (Brucella melitensis). Report of the Scientific Committee on Animal Health and Animal Welfare. EC; 2001 Jul. Available at: http://europa.eu.int/comm/food/fs/sc/scah/out59_en.pdf. Accessed 4 Jun 2007.

Ewalt DR, Payeur JB, Martin BM, Cummins DR, Miller WG. Characteristics of a Brucella species from a bottlenose dolphin (Tursiops truncatus). J Vet Diagn Invest. 1994;6:448-52.

Forbes LB, Tessaro SV, Lees W. Experimental studies on Brucella abortus in moose (Alces alces). J Wildl Dis. 1996;32:94-104.

Foster G, MacMillan AP, Godfroid J, Howie F, Ross HM, Cloeckaert A, Reid RJ, Brew S, Patterson IA. A review of Brucella sp. infection of sea mammals with particular emphasis on isolates from Scotland. Vet Microbiol. 2002;90:563-80.

Gardner DE, Reichel MP. No evidence of Brucella canis infection in New Zealand dogs. Surveillance 1997; 24:17-18.

Garner G, Saville P, Fediaevsky A. Manual for the recognition of exotic diseases of livestock: A reference guide for animal health staff [online]. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations [FAO]; 2003. Brucellosis (bovine). Available at: http://www.spc.int/rahs/Manual/BOVINE/BRUCELLOSISE.HTM. Accessed 4 Jun 2007.

Garner G, Saville P, Fediaevsky A. Manual for the recognition of exotic diseases of livestock: A reference guide for animal health staff [online]. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations [FAO]; 2003. Brucellosis (canine). Available at: http://www.spc.int/rahs/Manual/Canine-Feline/BRUCELLOSIS(CANINE)E.HTM. Accessed 4 Jun 2007.

Garner G, Saville P, Fediaevsky A. Manual for the recognition of exotic diseases of livestock: A reference guide for animal health staff [online]. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations [FAO]; 2003. Brucellosis (porcine). Available at: http://www.spc.int/rahs/Manual/Porcine/BRUCELLOSISSWINEE.HTM. Accessed 4 Jun 2007.

Garner G, Saville P, Fediaevsky A. Manual for the recognition of exotic diseases of livestock: A reference guide for animal health staff [online]. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations [FAO]; 2003. Caprine and ovine brucellosis (excluding B. ovis). Available at: http://www.spc.int/rahs/Manual/Caprine-Ovine/ OVINEBRUCELLOSISE.htm. Accessed 4 Jun 2007.

Garner G, Saville P, Fediaevsky A. Manual for the recognition of exotic diseases of livestock: A reference guide for animal health staff [online]. Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations [FAO]; 2003. Ovine epididymitis (Brucella ovis). Available at: http://www.spc.int/rahs/Manual/Caprine-Ovine/OVINEEPIDIDIME.htm 13/11/2003. Accessed 4 Jun 2007.

Gaydos JK, Norman SA, Lambourn D, Jeffries S, Raverty S, Leslie M, Lockwood S, DeGhetto D, Huckabee J, Ewalt D, Whaley J, Rowles T. Should harbor seals with antibodies to Brucella be rehabilitated? Presentation at the 36th Annual Conference of the International Association of Aquatic Animal Medicine; 2005 May; Seward, Alaska. Available at: http://mehp.vetmed.ucdavis.edu/pdfs/Harbor_seal_brucella05.pdf. Accessed 30 Jun 2007.

Giannacopoulos I, Eliopoulou MI, Ziambaras T, Papanastasiou DA. Transplacentally transmitted congenital brucellosis due to Brucella abortus. J Infect. 2002;45:209-10.

Gidlewski T, Cheville NF, Rhyan JC, Miller LD, Gilsdorf MJ. Experimental Brucella abortus induced abortion in a llama: pathologic effects. Vet Pathol. 2000;37:77-82.

Godfroid J, Cloeckaert A, Liautard JP, Kohler S, Fretin D, Walravens K, Garin-Bastuji B, Letesson JJ. From the discovery of the Malta fever's agent to the discovery of a marine mammal reservoir, brucellosis has continuously been a re-emerging zoonosis. Vet Res. 2005;36:313-26.

Godfroid J. Brucellosis in wildlife. Rev Sci Tech. 2002;21:277-86.

Government of Tasmania, Department of Primary Industries and Water [DPIW]. Brucellosis in sheep [online]. DPIW;  2007 May. Available at: http://www.dpiw.tas.gov.au/inter.nsf/WebPages/CART-6SN7UA?open. Accessed 13 Jun 2007.

Herenda D, Chambers PG, Ettriqui A, Seneviratna P, da Silva TJP. Manual on meat inspection for developing countries [online]. FAO animal production and health paper 119. Publishing and Multimedia Service, Information Division, FAO; 1994 (reprinted 2000). Brucellosis. Available at: http://www.fao.org/docrep/003/t0756e/T0756E03.htm#ch3.3.7. Accessed 4 Jun 2007.

Hollett RB. Canine brucellosis: outbreaks and compliance. Theriogenology. 2006;66:575-87.

Honour S, Hickling KM. Naturally occurring Brucella suis biovar 4 infection in a moose (Alces alces). J Wildl Dis. 1993;29:596-8.

Jahans KL, Foster G, Broughton ES. The characterisation of Brucella strains isolated from marine mammals. Vet Microbiol 1997;57:373–82.

Jensen AE, Cheville NF, Thoen CO, MacMillan AP, Miller WG. Genomic fingerprinting and development of a dendrogram for Brucella spp. isolated from seals, porpoises, and dolphins. J Vet Diagn Invest. 1999;11:152-7.

Kahn CM, Line S, editors. The Merck veterinary manual [online]. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck and Co; 2003. Brucellosis in cattle (Contagious abortion, Bang’s disease). Available at: http://www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/index.jsp?cfile=htm/bc/110502.htm. Accessed 4 Jun 2007.

Kahn CM, Line S, editors. The Merck veterinary manual [online]. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck and Co; 2003. Brucellosis in dogs. Available at:  http://www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/index.jsp?cfile=htm/bc/112200.htm. Accessed 4 Jun 2007.

Kahn CM, Line S, editors. The Merck veterinary manual [online]. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck and Co; 2003. Brucellosis in goats. Available at: http://www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/index.jsp?cfile=htm/bc/110503.htm. Accessed 4 Jun 2007.

Kahn CM, Line S, editors. The Merck veterinary manual [online]. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck and Co; 2003. Brucellosis in horses. Available at: http://www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/index.jsp?cfile=htm/bc/110504.htm. Accessed 4 Jun 2007.

Kahn CM, Line S, editors. The Merck veterinary manual [online]. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck and Co; 2003. Brucellosis in large animals: Introduction. Available at:  http://www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/index.jsp?cfile=htm/bc/110500.htm. Accessed 4 Jun 2007.

Kahn CM, Line S, editors. The Merck veterinary manual [online]. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck and Co; 2003. Brucellosis in pigs. Available at: http://www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/index.jsp?cfile=htm/bc/110505.htm. Accessed 4 Jun 2007.

Kahn CM, Line S, editors. The Merck veterinary manual [online]. Whitehouse Station, NJ: Merck and Co; 2003. Brucellosis in sheep. Available at: http://www.merckvetmanual.com/mvm/index.jsp?cfile=htm/bc/110506.htm. Accessed 4 Jun 2007.

Koklu E, Buyukkayhan D, Akcakus M, Kurtoglu S, Koklu S, Gunes T. Brucellosis with pulmonary involvement in a premature infant. Ann Trop Paediatr. 2006;26:367-70.

Kortepeter M, Christopher G, Cieslak T, Culpepper R, Darling R, Pavlin J, Rowe J, McKee K, Eitzen E, editors. Medical management of biological casualties handbook [online]. 4th ed. United States Department of Defense; 2001. Brucellosis. Available at: http://www.vnh.org/BIOCASU/7.html.* Accessed 16 Dec 2002.

Kreeger TJ, Cook WE, Edwards WH, Cornish T. Brucellosis in captive Rocky Mountain bighorn sheep (Ovis canadensis) caused by Brucella abortus biovar 4. J Wildl Dis. 2004;40:311-5.

Lucero NE, Escobar GI, Ayala SM, Jacob N. Diagnosis of human brucellosis caused by Brucella canis. J Med Microbiol. 2005;54:457-61.

Lucero NE, Jacob NO, Ayala SM, Escobar GI, Tuccillo P, Jacques I. Unusual clinical presentation of brucellosis caused by Brucella canis. J Med Microbiol. 2005;54:505-8.

McCue PM, O'Farrell TP. Serological survey for selected diseases in the endangered San Joaquin kit fox (Vulpes macrotis mutica). J Wildl Dis. 1988;24:274-81.

McDonald WL, Jamaludin R, Mackereth G, Hansen M, Humphrey S, Short P, Taylor T, Swingler J, Dawson CE, Whatmore AM, Stubberfield E, Perrett LL, Simmons G: Characterisation of a Brucella sp. strain as a marine-mammal type despite isolation from a patient with spinal osteomyelitis in New Zealand. J Clin Microbiol 2006, 44:4363-4370.

Miller JE. (National Program Leader, Fish and Wildlife, Extension Service, USDA). A national perspective on feral swine [online]. In: feral swine. A compendium for resource managers; 1993 March 24-25 [Updated 1997]; Kerrville, TX. Available at: http://texnat.tamu.edu/symposia/feral/feral-5.htm. Accessed 14 Jun 2007.

Miller WG, Adams LG, Ficht TA, Cheville NF, Payeur JP, Harley DR, House C, Ridgway SH. Brucella-induced abortions and infection in bottlenose dolphins (Tursiops truncatus). J Zoo Wildl Med. 1999;30:100-10.

Moreno E, Moriyon I. Brucella melitensis: a nasty bug with hidden credentials for virulence. Proc Natl Acad Sci U S A. 2002;99:443-8.

Mosayebi Z, Movahedian AH, Ghayomi A, Kazemi B. Congenital brucellosis in a preterm neonate. Indian Pediatr. 2005;42:599-601.

New Zealand Department of Conservation [DOC] Evidence of brucella found in Maui’s dolphins. DOC; 23 Apr 2007. Available at: http://www.doc.govt.nz/templates/news.aspx?id=43613. Accessed 28 Jun 2007.

Nicoletti P. Diagnosis and treatment of canine brucellosis. In Kirk RW, Bonagura JD, editors. Current veterinary therapy X. Small animal practice. Philadelphia, PA: WB Saunders; 1989. p. 1317-1320.

Nielsen O, Stewart RE, Nielsen K, Measures L, Duignan P. Serologic survey of Brucella spp. antibodies in some marine mammals of North America. J Wildl Dis. 2001;37:89-100.

Ohishi K, Katsumata E, Uchida K, Maruyama T. Two stranded pygmy sperm whales (Kogia breviceps) with anti-Brucella antibodies in Japan. Vet Rec. 2007;160:628-9.

Ohishi K, Takishita K, Kawato M, Zenitani R, Bando T, Fujise Y, Goto Y, Yamamoto S, Maruyama T. Molecular evidence of new variant Brucella in North Pacific common minke whales. Microbes Infect. 2004;6:1199-204.

Ohishi K, Zenitani R, Bando T, Goto Y, Uchida K, Maruyama T, Yamamoto S, Miyazaki N, Fujise Y. Pathological and serological evidence of Brucella-infection in baleen whales (Mysticeti) in the western North Pacific. Comp Immunol Microbiol Infect Dis. 2003;26:125-36.

Polzin, N. F. Cheville. 1997. Evidence of Brucella infection in Parafilaroides lungworm in a Pacific harbor seal (Phoca vitulina richardsi). J Vet. Diagn Invest. 9:298-303.

Poulou A, Markou F, Xipolitos I, Skandalakis PN. A rare case of Brucella melitensis infection in an obstetrician during the delivery of a transplacentally infected infant. J Infect. 2006;53:e39-41.

Public Health Agency of Canada. Material Safety Data Sheet – Brucella spp. Office of Laboratory Security; 2000 Jan. Available at: http://www.hc–sc.gc.ca/pphb–dgspsp/msds–ftss/msds23e.html. Accessed 4 Jun 2007.

Retamal P, Blank O, Abalos P, Torres D.  Detection of anti-Brucella antibodies in pinnipeds from the Antarctic territory. Vet Rec. 2000;146:166-7.

Rhyan JC, Gidlewski T, Ewalt DR, Hennager SG, Lambourne DM, Olsen SC. Seroconversion and abortion in cattle experimentally infected with Brucella sp. isolated from a Pacific harbor seal (Phoca vitulina richardsi). J Vet Diagn Invest. 2001;13:379-82.

Ridler AL, West DM, Stafford KJ, Wilson PR. Persistence, serodiagnosis and effects on semen characteristics of artificial Brucella ovis infection in red deer stags. N Z Vet J. 2006;54:85-90.

Ridler AL, West DM, Stafford KJ, Wilson PR, Collett MG. Effects of vaginal Brucella ovis infection of red deer hinds on reproductive performance, and venereal transmission to stags. N Z Vet J. 2002;50:126-31.

Robles CA. Brucella ovis infection in rams. In Aitken ID, editor. Diseases of sheep. 4th ed. Oxford: Blackwell Publishing;  p. 525.

Sarafidis K, Agakidis C, Diamanti E, Karantaglis N, Roilides E. Congenital brucellosis: A rare cause of respiratory distress in neonates. Am J Perinatol. 2007 Jun 27; [Epub ahead of print]

Sauret JM, Vilissova N. Human brucellosis. J Am Board Fam Pract. 2002;15:401-6.

Schnurrenberger PR, Brown RR, Hill EP, Scanlan CM, Altiere JA, Wykoff JT. Brucella abortus in wildlife on selected cattle farms in Alabama. J Wildl Dis. 1985;21:132-6.

Sohn AH, Probert WS, Glaser CA, Gupta N, Bollen AW, Wong JD, Grace EM, McDonald WC. Human neurobrucellosis with intracerebral granuloma caused by a marine mammal Brucella spp. Emerg Infect Dis. 2003;9:485-8.

Stoffregen WC, Olsen SC, Jack Wheeler C, Bricker BJ, Palmer MV, Jensen AE, Halling SM, Alt DP. Diagnostic characterization of a feral swine herd enzootically infected with Brucella. J Vet Diagn Invest. 2007;19:227-37.

Tachibana M, Watanabe K, Kim S, Omata Y, Murata K, Hammond T, Watarai M. Antibodies to Brucella spp. in Pacific bottlenose dolphins from the Solomon Islands. J Wildl Dis. 2006;42:412-4.

Tessaro SV, Forbes LB. Experimental Brucella abortus infection in wolves. J Wildl Dis. 2004;40:60-5.

Tibary A, Fite C, Anouassi A, Sghiri A. Infectious causes of reproductive loss in camelids. Theriogenology. 2006;66:633-47.

Tryland M, Derocher AE, Wiig Y, Godfroid J. Brucella sp. antibodies in polar bears from Svalbard and the Barents Sea. J Wildl Dis. 2001;37:523-31.

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Van Bressem MF, Van Waerebeek K, Raga JA, Godfroid J, Brew SD, MacMillan AP. Serological evidence of Brucella species infection in odontocetes from the south Pacific and the Mediterranean. Vet Rec. 2001;148:657-61.

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Wallach JC, Giambartolomei GH, Baldi PC, Fossati CA. Human infection with M- strain of Brucella canis. Emerg Infect Dis. 2004;10:146-8.

Wanke MM. Canine brucellosis. Anim Reprod Sci. 2004;82-83:195-207.

Webb RF, Quinn CA, Cockram FA, Husband AJ. Evaluation of procedures for the diagnosis of Brucella ovis infection in rams. Aust Vet J. 1980;56:172-5.

Whatmore AM, Perrett LL, MacMillan AP. Characterisation of the genetic diversity of Brucella by multilocus sequencing. BMC Microbiol 2007;7:34.

World Organization for Animal Health (OIE). Manual of diagnostic tests and vaccines 2004 [online]. Paris: OIE; 2004. Bovine brucellosis. Available at: http://www.oie.int/eng/normes/mmanual/A_00052.htm. Accessed 4 Jun 2007.

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World Organization for Animal Health (OIE). Manual of diagnostic tests and vaccines 2004 [online]. Paris: OIE; 2004. Caprine and ovine brucellosis (excluding B. ovis). Available at: http://www.oie.int/eng/normes/mmanual/A_00069.htm. Accessed 4 Jun 2007.

World Organization for Animal Health (OIE). Manual of diagnostic tests and vaccines 2004 [online]. Paris: OIE; 2004. Ovine epididymitis. Available at: http://www.oie.int/eng/normes/mmanual/A_00068.htm. Accessed 4 Jun 2007.

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