SERO - EPIDEMIOLOGY OF SHEEP BRUCELLOSIS IN BAGHDAD

Abstract

A total of 531 serum samples were subjected to Rose Bengal test (RBT) , serumagglutination test (SAT) and indirect flurocent antibody test (IFAT) and ELISA.The incidence of brucellosis was found to be 55.76%, 47.64% ,55.76% , and 58.70%,on basis ofRBT.SAT.lFATand ELISA respectively . The agreement between the RBT and. SAT was 85.47% and between RBT and IFAT was 100% ingiving apositive result. lncase ofELISA the positive results was higher and we recommended using it as the defenitive test fordetection of brucellosis

Keywords

Serum, lFAT, Brucellosis