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16. Seroprevalence of brucellosis in sheep of organized and unorganized sector of Kashmir valley - Iram Mushtaq Lone, Mohammad Ashraf Baba, Mohammad Maroof Shah, Asif Iqbal and Aabeen Sakina
Vet World. 2013; 6(8): 530-533


Aim: A seroprevalence study of brucellosis in sheep was conducted from April 2010 to April 2012 from both organized and unorganized sectors of the Kashmir valley.

Materials and Methods: A total of 6615 sera samples were tested by Rose Bengal Plate test (RBPT) and Standard Tube Agglutination Test (STAT).

Results: The overall seropositivity revealed 6.50 % of prevalence of brucellosis. Higher prevalence (14.14%) of brucellosis was recorded in unorganized sector as compared organized sector (3.23%). Keywords: brucellosis, Kashmir, seroprevalence, sheep