Cross-border molecular tracing of brucellosis in Europe

Gwida M., Neubauer H., Ilhan Z., Schmoock G., Melzer F., Noeckler K., ...More

COMPARATIVE IMMUNOLOGY MICROBIOLOGY AND INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol.35, no.2, pp.181-185, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


To assess the general impact of endemic countries on the re-emergence of brucellosis in non-endemic regions of the European Union, the genetic fingerprints of Brucella melitensis strains imported to Germany were compared to ovine strains from Turkey in a molecular epidemiological study.