Brucellosis is a recognized public health hazard that is found the world over. It is endemic wherever cattle, pigs, goats and sheep are raised in large numbers. The important endemic areas for Brucellosis exist in Mediterranean zones, Europe, Central Asia, Mexico and South America.
Animal Brucellosis has been reported from practically every state in India. However, no statistical information is available about the extent of infection in humans in various parts of the country.
The prevalence of human Brucellosis is difficult to estimate. Many cases remain undiagnosed either because they are not apparent, or because physicians in many countries are unfamiliar with the disease.
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