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Study on the epidemiological situation of brucellosis and bovine tuberculosis in properties that supply milk to the "dairy school" of Botucatu - SP

Grant number: 12/10446-3
Support type:Scholarships in Brazil - Master
Effective date (Start): October 01, 2012
Effective date (End): September 30, 2014
Field of knowledge:Agronomical Sciences - Veterinary Medicine - Preventive Veterinary Medicine
Principal Investigator:Antonio Carlos Paes
Grantee:Anna Paula Vitirito Martinho
Home Institution: Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia (FMVZ). Universidade Estadual Paulista (UNESP). Campus de Botucatu. Botucatu , SP, Brazil


Brucellosis and tuberculosis are infectious diseases to chronic disease, zoonotic being of great importance in economic terms and in the context of public health. The study will be conducted on 30 dairy farms in Botucatu, with about 15 to 50 animals each that are linked to municipal project called "Dairy School" that will provide milk to local kindergartens and schools. The tests will be recommended by PNCEBT, which are serological brucellosis and tuberculosis imunoalérgico. The animals reagents to both tests are taken from the property, brought to the veterinary hospital FMVZ - UNESP Botucatu campus and performed autopsies. The present work aimed at studying the epidemiological situation of these diseases the properties that supply milk to the city of Botucatu program titled "Dairy School" and determine through microbiological isolation and molecular biology evidence the species of Brucella spp. This positive animals in the serologic tests, enabling the differentiation of field isolates and vaccine strains.

Academic Publications
(References retrieved automatically from State of São Paulo Research Institutions)
MARTINHO, Anna Paula Vitirito. Estudo da situação epidemiológica da brucelose e tuberculose bovina em propriedades fornecedoras de leite para o programa "Laticínio Escola" do município de Botucatu-SP. 2014. 67 f. Master's Dissertation - Universidade Estadual Paulista "Júlio de Mesquita Filho" Faculdade de Medicina Veterinária e Zootecnia..

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