BRUCELLOSIS

Is a contagious disease caused by various bacteria of the family Brucella, with great importance for public health by the transmission to human and for having significant economic and health consequences.


Vaccination is the first step in the control and prevention of Brucellosis.

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PHARMAECONOMY

OUR VACCINES

AWARENESS

AFFECTED SPECIES

Sheep

Sheep

Goats

Goats

Cattle

Cattle

Pigs

Pigs

Dogs

Dogs

CONTAMINATION

The excretions pollute the soil, pens,
beds of straw, water from streams
and wells.


Brucella is able to survive in the
environment for relatively long
periods:

Up to
80 days
in soil
Up to
100 days
in feces
Months
in frozen
enviroments

TRANSMISSION

Direct contact

Direct contact.

With infected animals, abortions,
excretions, skin wounds, ocular
conjunctiva and nasal mucosa.

Oral transmission

Oral transmission.

By ingestion of unpasteurized milk
or milk products.

SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS

Human

Human

Febrile illness - undulating fever or
Malta fever

Animals

Animals

Abortions or lack
of reproduction

ECONOMIC LOSSES

Livestock production

Up to
50%
low birth rate
Up to
20%
decrease in milk production
39%
loss of benefits
Health and food security

HEALTH AND FOOD SECURITY

1. Slaughter of animals

2. Closing borders

3. Additional costs of workforce

4. Work-related disease for farmers without correct protection

5. Sickness due to unpasteurized products

HOW TO CONTROL AND PREVENT

Prevention: The best solution

BIOSAFETY

VACCINATION

DIAGNOSIS

HANDLING OF DAIRY PRODUCTS

Decreases the spread of the disease and zoonosis

The best choice for elimination of the disease in herds

To know the prevalence of the disease

Pasteurization is the best choice to reduce the transmission to humans

OUR VACCINES

RB-51 CZV

Active immunization
against Brucella abortus
in cattle

RB-51 CZV

B-19 CZV

Active immunization
against Brucella abortus
in cattle

B-19 CZV

B-19 CZV OCULAR

Active immunization
against Brucella abortus
or Brucella melitensis in
cattle

B-19 CZV OCULAR

OCUREV

Active immunization
against Brucella
melitensis in sheep and
goats

OCUREV

CZV REV-1

Active immunization
against Brucella
melitensis in sheep and
goats

CZV REV-1

ROSE BENGAL

Test for serological
diagnosis

ROSE BENGAL

RB-51 CZV

Active immunization
against Brucella abortus
in cattle

RB-51 CZV

B-19 CZV

Active immunization
against Brucella abortus
in cattle

B-19 CZV

B-19 CZV OCULAR

Active immunization
against Brucella abortus
or Brucella melitensis in
cattle

B-19 CZV OCULAR

OCUREV

Active immunization
against Brucella
melitensis in sheep and
goats

OCUREV

CZV REV-1

Active immunization
against Brucella
melitensis in sheep and
goats

CZV REV-1

ROSE BENGAL

Test for serological
diagnosis

ROSE BENGAL

We talked with the expert in
brucellosis José María Blasco, DVM, PhD
about the different aspects of the
disease.

brucellosis disease poster

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about brucellosis disease

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