Neurobrucellosis in stranded dolphins, Costa Rica

Ten striped dolphins, Stenella coeruleoalba, stranded along the Costa Rican Pacifi c coast, had meningoencephalitis and antibodies against Brucella spp. Brucella ceti was isolated from cerebrospinal fl uid of 6 dolphins and 1 fetus. S. coeruleoalba constitutes a highly susceptible host and a potenti...

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Main Authors: Hernández-Mora, Gabriela, González-Barrientos, Rocio, Morales, Juan Alberto, Chaves-Olarte, Esteban, Guzman-Verri, Caterina, BARQUERO-CALVO, ELIAS, De-Miguel, María-Jesús, Marín, Clara-María, Blasco, Jose-María, Moreno, Edgardo
Format: Artículo
Language: Inglés
Published: Universidad Nacional, Costa Rica 2020
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Online Access: http://hdl.handle.net/11056/18394
Summary: Ten striped dolphins, Stenella coeruleoalba, stranded along the Costa Rican Pacifi c coast, had meningoencephalitis and antibodies against Brucella spp. Brucella ceti was isolated from cerebrospinal fl uid of 6 dolphins and 1 fetus. S. coeruleoalba constitutes a highly susceptible host and a potential reservoir for B. ceti transmission.