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2013-2014 Mid-Atlantic Bottlenose Dolphin UME Investigation Results

Morbillivirus Positive Cases Identified

203 out of 212 dolphins tested to date were confirmed positive or suspect positive for morbillivirus.

Data as of April 14, 2014.

State Suspect Positive Confirmed Positive Total
Delaware 2 3 5
Florida 19 5 24
Georgia 9 0 9
Maryland 10 2 12
New Jersey 24 22 46
New York 0 5 5
North Carolina 28 15 43
South Carolina 5 7 12
Virginia 17 30 47
Total 114 89 203


Brucella Positive Cases Identified

15 out of 58 dolphins tested to date were confirmed positive or suspect positive for Brucella.

Data as of April 14, 2014.

State Suspect Positive Confirmed Positive Total
Maryland 1 0 1
New York 2 0 2
North Carolina 3 0 3
South Carolina 2 0 2
Virginia 2 5 7
Total 10 5 15

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Updated: April 17, 2014