Brucella suis infection in dog fed raw meat, the Netherlands

Dijk, Marloes A.M. van; Engelsma, Marc Y.; Visser, Vanessa X.N.; Spierenburg, Marcel A.H.; Holtslag, Marjolijn E.; Willemsen, Peter T.J.; Wagenaar, Jaap A.; Broens, Els M.; Roest, Hendrik I.J.


A Brucella suis biovar 1 infection was diagnosed in a dog without typical exposure risks, but the dog had been fed a raw meat–based diet (hare carcasses imported from Argen-tina). Track and trace investigations revealed that the most likely source of infection was the dog’s raw meat diet.