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2013-2014 Mid-Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin UME Investigation Results

Morbillivirus Positive Cases Identified

231 out of 241 dolphins tested to date were confirmed positive or suspect positive for morbillivirus.

Data as of July 1, 2014.

State Suspect Positive Confirmed Positive Total
Delaware 2 3 5
Florida 30 5 35
Georgia 9 0 9
Maryland 10 2 12
New Jersey 33 22 55
New York 0 5 5
North Carolina 31 15 46
South Carolina 7 9 16
Virginia 18 30 48
Total 140 91 231


Brucella Positive Cases Identified

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

Data as of July 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: July 3, 2014