Brucellosis control: Vaccination of dairy and beef calves proves promising in experiments
AuthorsW. E. Maderious
Authors AffiliationsW. E. Maderious is Junior Veterinarian in the Experiment Station, Division of Veterinary Science, Berkeley; Reuben Albaugh is Assistant Farm Advisor, Monterey County.
Hilgardia 3(1):7-16. DOI:10.3733/ca.v003n01p7. January 1949.
The incidence of brucellosis—sometimes called Bang's disease and infectious abortion—declined from 20.64% in 1941 to 5.53% in 1947 in an experimental vaccination program with heifer calves in dairy herds in Monterey County.
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