Anti-Brucella agglutinins were found in 5 of 53 (9.4%) vampire bats Desmodus rotundus, captured in the State of Bahia, Brasil. Two specimens of Diphylla ecaudata were negative. Fifty specimens of the small monkey, Callithrix penicillata, were also negative.
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