Brucellosis pp 41-42 | Cite as


  • Bernhard M. Thimm
Conference paper
Part of the Veröffentlichungen aus der Geomedizinischen Forschungsstelle der Heidelberger Akademie der Wissenschaften book series (HD AKAD, volume 1982 / 1982/1)


This geomedical investigation has shown that brucellosis occurs in 94 of the 153 countries in the world, and that the remaining countries have either already been successful in eradicating it or do not know about or report on its occurrence. In every case man functions as a “subsidiary host” in the epidemiology of this infectious disease, and is totally dependent in his risk of infection on the occurrence and distribution of the different brucella species in the animal host reservoirs.


Domestic Animal Wild Life Brucella Species Host Spectrum Namic Change 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Bernhard M. Thimm
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  1. 1.Fachtierarzt für TropenveterinärmedizinUniversität Ulm — Klinikum —UlmGermany

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