BSAVA has produced a Scientific Information Document (SID) about Brucella Canis for veterinary staff in small animal practice.

The Association says it has produced the leaflet after seeing an increasing number of dogs diagnosed with clinical or subclinical infection, along with reports of its zoonotic impact.

The document outlines the most important considerations concerning B. canis including transmission, diagnosis, management, public health implications and legislative requirements.

It takes into consideration information available from relevant Government Departments.

BSAVA says the document is by no means exhaustive but is intended to provide useful information and signpost to further resources.

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