This timely publication updates and standardizes currently used diagnostic procedures for this widespread, economically costly livestock disease. It includes state-of-the-art technology, now in limited use, which will replace the conventional methodology in the near future. The volume covers research done on improved diagnostic techniques, vaccines, taxonomy, epidemiology, pathology, and basic immunology. It is an important literature review for those more established in this field and serves as a guide to researchers or diagnosticians becoming involved with this disease.

chapter 2|46 pages

Antigens of Brucella

chapter 6|10 pages

The Brucellaphages

chapter 7|22 pages

Epidemiology and Surveillance

chapter 8|46 pages

Conventional Serological Tests

chapter 11|18 pages


chapter 13|14 pages

Brucellosis in Wildlife

chapter 14|16 pages

Brucella canis

chapter 15|28 pages

Brucella ovis

chapter 16|4 pages

Brucella melitensis, 1887 to 1987

chapter 17|28 pages

Brucella melitensis

chapter 18|12 pages

Brucella suis