OIE: Brucellosis Confirmed in Wild Boar in Limburg

13 May 2013, at 8:14am

NETHERLANDS – A brucellosis outbreak has been confirmed in wild boar by Central Veterinary Institute testing in Lelystad.

Two positive bacteriological examinations found the Brucella Suis agent in two wild boars in a migrating herd of 30 in the Limburg area, in the south of the country.

The locality where the boars were found was Vaals en Margraten in the frontier wildlife zone between Belgium, Germany and the Netherlands.