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2013-2014 Mid-Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin UME Investigation Results

Morbillivirus Positive Cases Identified

240 out of 250 dolphins tested to date were confirmed positive or suspect positive for morbillivirus.

Data as of July 21, 2014.

State Suspect Positive Confirmed Positive Total
Delaware 2 3 5
Florida 31 7 38
Georgia 8 1 9
Maryland 9 3 12
New Jersey 33 22 55
New York 0 5 5
North Carolina 31 17 48
South Carolina 8 9 17
Virginia 19 32 51
Total 141 99 240


Brucella Positive Cases Identified

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

Data as of July 21, 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 31, 2014