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2013-2015 Mid-Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin UME Investigation Results

Morbillivirus Positive Cases Identified

273 out of 297 dolphins tested to date were confirmed positive or suspect positive for morbillivirus.

Data as of April 13, 2015.

State Suspect Positive Confirmed Positive Total
Delaware 2 3 5
Florida 46 14 60
Georgia 9 3 12
Maryland 9 3 12
New Jersey 33 22 55
New York 0 5 5
North Carolina 33 18 51
South Carolina 9 10 19
Virginia 21 33 54
Total 162 111 273


Brucella Positive Cases Identified

39 out of 153 dolphins tested to date were confirmed positive or suspect positive for Brucella.

Data as of April 13, 2015.

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 8 2 10
South Carolina 4 2 6
Virginia 5 5 10
Total 28 11 39

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Updated: July 29, 2015