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