Manifestations of Brucellosis: A Systematic Review

  • S. N. Ghodasara Cattle Breeding Farm, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh, Gujarat- 362 001
  • H. H. Savsani Department of Animal Nutrition,2Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary Science & A. H., Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh, Gujarat – 362 001
  • V. A. Kalaria Department of Animal Nutrition,2Department of Veterinary Pathology, College of Veterinary Science & A. H., Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh, Gujarat – 362 001
  • A. R. Bhadaniya Cattle Breeding Farm, Junagadh Agricultural University, Junagadh, Gujarat- 362 001
Keywords: Abortion, Infertility, Livestock, Zoonosis


Brucellosis is a major bacterial zoonosis of global importance. The causative organism is Gram-negative facultative intracellular pathogens that may affect a range of different mammals including man, cattle, sheep, goats, swine, rodents and marine mammals. Brucellosis is caused by different species of Brucella and is cause significant economically losses to livestock industries. The disease is manifested by reproductive disorder, viz., infertility, retained placenta, abortions and endometritis in livestock species, hence it leads to loss in productivity of animals and consequently to economic losses. Despite the advances made in the diagnosis and therapy, brucellosis is still wide spread and its prevalence in many developing countries is increasing.


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Ghodasara, S., Savsani, H., Kalaria, V., & Bhadaniya, A. (2014). Manifestations of Brucellosis: A Systematic Review. The Indian Journal of Veterinary Science, 2(2), 1-13. Retrieved from