Brucella suis infection in dog fed raw meat, the Netherlands

Marloes A.M. van Dijk, Marc Y. Engelsma, Vanessa X.N. Visser, Marcel A.H. Spierenburg, Marjolijn E. Holtslag, Peter T.J. Willemsen, Jaap A. Wagenaar, Els M. Broens*, Hendrik I.J. Roest

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A Brucella suis biovar 1 infection was diagnosed in a dog without typical exposure risks, but the dog had been fed a raw meat–based diet (hare carcasses imported from Argen-tina). Track and trace investigations revealed that the most likely source of infection was the dog’s raw meat diet.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)1127-1129
JournalEmerging Infectious Diseases
Issue number6
Publication statusPublished - Jun 2018


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