seroepidemiology of brucella abortus infection in bovids in sri lanka.from 1992 to 1995, 0.15% (n=3916) of the bovids (cattle and buffalo) in sri lanka were sampled, using a multi-stage sampling procedure. serum antibodies for brucella abortus were detected using the indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay (elisa). the age, the agroecological zone and the management system practiced in the farms of the sampled bovids were studied as risk factors for seropositivity. the overall seroprevalence of brucellosis in cattle was 4.7% (n=3076) and 4.2% in buffaloes (n=84 ...200010854935
incidence of brucellosis in sri lanka: an overview.infection by brucella abortus seems to be a major cause of abortions among cattle and buffaloes in sri lanka. the incidence of this disease is more prominent among the animals in the dry zone of the country raised under extensive management systems. the present low incidence of this disease and the small size of the country may facilitate launching of an effective disease control scheme. the milk ring test (mrt) has proven to be usable in testing milk for the infection at farm level. an elisa te ...200212414144
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