Brucellosis


Brucellosis Vaccination-2017-03-29

Imagine 10% of the nation’s beef and dairy cattle herd infected with a contagious disease causing pregnancy loss and reproductive failure. What’s more, that same contagious disease makes people sick, sometimes with long-term repercussions. That was the situation in the mid-1930’s with brucellosis. Let’s just vaccimate! See here the article […]


Laboratories Testing For Brucellosis-2017-04-03

We thank Dr. Grietjie de Klerk for information on Brucella testing. It is so important that we all keep VET moving in all our areas V = Vaccination E = Education T = Test See here updated list of laboratories doing testing on Brucellosis Laboratories that may do Brucella tests […]


Bovine Brucellosis Radio Sonder Grense Recordings

Prof Darrel Abernethy informs the public about the way forward of Brucellosis       Mr Albert Loubser informs the public on the importance of the media informing on Brucellosis     Dr Gerhard Neethling informed the public on abattoirs and meat safety regarding Brucellosis.     Dr Stephen Hughes informs the […]


Updated Brucellosis Manual

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A Dozen Things To Know About Bovine Brucellosis

After the drafting of the Veterinary Strategy decision was made to use Brucellosis as the model disease regarding the control of animal disease in South Africa. A meeting was called to establish who would be working on the disease control model whereby decision was taken to compile various documents for […]