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Journal of Pathogens
Volume 2012 (2012), Article ID 357235, 4 pages
Identification at Biovar Level of Brucella Isolates Causing Abortion in Small Ruminants of Iran
1Brucellosis Department, Razi Vaccine and Serum Research Institute, Karaj 3197619751, Iran
2Office of Brucellosis Control and Eradication, Iranian Veterinary Organization, Tehran 1595814111, Iran
3Food Hygiene and Quality Control Department, Faculty of Veterinary Medicine, University of Tehran, Tehran 1419963111, Iran
Received 29 August 2012; Accepted 31 October 2012
Academic Editor: Hin-Chung Wong
Copyright © 2012 Ali Mohammad Behroozikhah et al. This is an open access article distributed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, which permits unrestricted use, distribution, and reproduction in any medium, provided the original work is properly cited.
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