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Brucella and 2010-2014 Cetacean Unusual Mortality Event in Northern Gulf of Mexico

Brucella-positive cases identified

45 out of 141 dolphins tested to date were positive or suspect positive for brucella.

Data updated March 9, 2014.

State County Stranding Date Result
Mississippi Harrison April 27, 2013 Positive
Mississippi Harrison April 22, 2013 Suspect Positive
Mississippi Jackson April 18, 2013 Positive
Louisiana Jefferson April 17, 2013 Positive
Louisiana Jefferson April 4, 2013 Positive
Mississippi Harrison March 31, 2013 Suspect Positive
Mississippi Harrison March 16, 2013 Positive
Mississippi Jackson March 16, 2013 Suspect Positive
Alabama Mobile March 4, 2013 Suspect Positive
Alabama Mobile February 24, 2013 Positive
Alabama Baldwin February 13, 2013 Positive
Mississippi Harrison February 10, 2013 Positive
Mississippi Harrison February 8, 2013 Positive
Mississippi Harrison January 29, 2013 Positive
Alabama Baldwin January 24, 2013 Positive
Mississippi Harrison January 13, 2013 Suspect Positive
Mississippi Hancock March 19, 2012 Positive
Mississippi Harrison February 28, 2012 Suspect Positive
Mississippi Jackson October 26, 2012 Positive
Louisiana Plaquemines April 20, 2012 Positive
Louisiana Jefferson April 14, 2012 Positive
Mississippi Harrison March 10, 2012 Positive
Alabama Baldwin March 5, 2012 Suspect Positive
Louisiana Jefferson March 1, 2012 Positive
Louisiana Jefferson February 17, 2012 Suspect Positive
Mississippi Harrison January 27, 2012 Positive
Louisiana Jefferson January 31, 2012 Positive
Alabama Baldwin January 9, 2012 Positive
Alabama Baldwin March 28, 2011 Positive
Mississippi Hancock March 21, 2011 Positive
Louisiana Jefferson March 20, 2011 Positive
Mississippi Harrison March 18, 2011 Positive
Mississippi Harrison March 17, 2011 Positive
Louisiana Plaquemines March 15, 2011 Positive
Alabama Baldwin March 15, 2011 Positive
Mississippi Harrison March 12, 2011 Suspect Positive
Mississippi Hancock March 7, 2011 Positive
Louisiana Jefferson February 28, 2011 Positive
Mississippi Harrison February 26, 2011 Positive
Alabama Mobile February 23, 2011 Positive
Louisiana Jefferson February 18, 2011 Positive
Louisiana Jefferson January 11, 2011 Positive
Louisiana Jefferson December 3, 2010 Positive
Louisiana Terrebonne November 10, 2010 Positive
Louisiana Cameron June 19, 2010 Positive

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Updated: March 11, 2014