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2013-2014 Mid-Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin UME Investigation Results

Morbillivirus Positive Cases Identified

257 out of 267 dolphins tested to date were confirmed positive or suspect positive for morbillivirus.

Data as of September 15, 2014.

State Suspect Positive Confirmed Positive Total
Delaware 2 3 5
Florida 46 8 54
Georgia 8 1 9
Maryland 9 3 12
New Jersey 33 22 55
New York 0 5 5
North Carolina 29 19 48
South Carolina 8 9 17
Virginia 20 32 52
Total 155 102 257


Brucella Positive Cases Identified

20 out of 64 dolphins tested to date were confirmed positive or suspect positive for Brucella.

Data as of September 1, 2014.

State Suspect Positive Confirmed Positive Total
Maryland 1 0 1
New York 2 0 2
North Carolina 5 0 5
South Carolina 4 0 4
Virginia 3 5 8
Total 15 5 20

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Updated: September 23, 2014