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2013-2014 Mid-Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin UME Investigation Results

Morbillivirus Positive Cases Identified

268 out of 287 dolphins tested to date were confirmed positive or suspect positive for morbillivirus.

Data as of December 1, 2014.

State Suspect Positive Confirmed Positive Total
Delaware 2 3 5
Florida 45 14 59
Georgia 7 3 10
Maryland 9 3 12
New Jersey 33 22 55
New York 0 5 5
North Carolina 32 18 50
South Carolina 9 10 19
Virginia 20 33 53
Total 157 111 268


Brucella Positive Cases Identified

37 out of 144 dolphins tested to date were confirmed positive or suspect positive for Brucella.

Data as of December 1, 2014.

State Suspect Positive Confirmed Positive Total
Florida 6 2 8
Georgia 2 0 2
Maryland 1 0 1
New York 2 0 2
North Carolina 6 2 8
South Carolina 4 2 6
Virginia 5 5 10
Total 26 11 37

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Updated: December 4, 2014