The prevalence and risk factors for human Brucella species infection in a cross-sectional survey of a rural population in Punjab, India

Mangtani, P and Berry, I and Beauvais, W and Holt, H R and Kulashri, A and Bharti, S and Sagar, V and Nguipdop-Djomo, P and Bedi, J and Kaur, M and Guitian, J and McGiven, J and Kaur, P and Singh Gill, J P and Grover, G S and Kumar, R (2020) The prevalence and risk factors for human Brucella species infection in a cross-sectional survey of a rural population in Punjab, India. TRANSACTIONS OF THE ROYAL SOCIETY OF TROPICAL MEDICINE AND HYGIENE.

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Abstract

Brucellosis is an important neglected zoonosis. Effective cattle vaccines are available but are infrequently used in India, where rural households commonly own one or two cattle as sources of protein and income. We assessed the prevalence of infection and risk factors in humans.