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Humoral immunity resulted from vaccination with Brucella melitensis Rev. 1 vaccine given subcutaneously and intraocularly in goats

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Author(s): I. I. Aldabagh | M. J. Mohamed | B. M. Yahiya

Journal: Iraqi Journal of Veterinary Sciences
ISSN 1607-3894

Volume: 25 (Arabic);
Issue: 1;
Start page: 1;
Date: 2011;
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ABSTRACT
The aim of this study was to evaluate the humeral immune response induced by administration of smooth strain of B. melitensis Rev. 1 vaccine (1-2× 109 viable organism per dose) given by subcutaneous and intraocular routes in goats. Rose Bengal test was done to ensure the absence of Brucella infection in experimental animals and the 2- ME agglutination test was used to evaluate the antibody titers. The results showed that subcutaneous group showed positive results in 80% of animals whereas 38.5% of intraocular group showed positive results.

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