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2013-2014 Mid-Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin UME Investigation Results

Morbillivirus Positive Cases Identified

266 out of 280 dolphins tested to date were confirmed positive or suspect positive for morbillivirus.

Data as of October 20, 2014.

State Suspect Positive Confirmed Positive Total
Delaware 2 3 5
Florida 43 14 57
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 10 9 19
Virginia 21 32 53
Total 157 109 266


Brucella Positive Cases Identified

30 out of 95 dolphins tested to date were confirmed positive or suspect positive for Brucella.

Data as of October 20, 2014.

State Suspect Positive Confirmed Positive Total
Florida 4 2 6
Maryland 1 0 1
New York 2 0 2
North Carolina 4 2 6
South Carolina 4 2 6
Virginia 4 5 9
Total 19 11 30

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Updated: October 23, 2014