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Brucella species

4/18/01 4 I. Introduction Brucellosis is a zoonotic disease (a disease of animals transmissable to humans) caused by infection with any of 4 species of Brucella.

Human and Animal Brucellosis in Alaska

Human and Animal Brucellosis in Alaska . Background . Brucellosis is a systemic bacterial infection that can result in pronounced disability. There are several species of Brucella and

BOVINE BRUCELLOSIS

NB: Version adopted by the World Assembly of Delegates of the OIE in May 2009 OIE Terrestrial Manual 2009 1 CHAPTER 2.4.3. BOVINE BRUCELLOSIS SUMMARY Bovine brucellosis is usually caused by Brucella abortus , less frequently by B. melitensis , and occasionally by B. suis .

Diagnosis of brucellosis using PCR

1. Species: Seven species are currently recognized within the genus Brucella: B. melitensis, B. abortus, B. suis, B. neotoma, B. ovis, B. canis and B. microti based on differences in pathogenicity and in host preferences.

Natural Resistance Against Brucellosis: A Review

Brucella coopts the small GTPase Sar1 for intracellular replication. Proc Natl Acad Sci USA 2005; 102(5): 1673-8. [25] Qin QM, Pei J, Ancona V, et al .

Brucellosis FAQs for Dog Owners

Canine Brucellosis Q & A for Dog Owners What is canine brucellosis? Canine brucellosis is an infectious disease caused by the Brucella canis bacteria ( B. canis ).

What is brucellosis?

BRUCELLOSIS What is brucellosis? Brucellosis is a disease caused by Brucella bacteria. It is a zoonosis, meaning that it is primarily an infection of animals but can be transmitted to man.

CAPRINE AND OVINE BRUCELLOSIS

NB: Version adopted by the World Assembly of Delegates of the OIE in May 2009 OIE Terrestrial Manual 2009 1 CHAPTER 2.7.2. CAPRINE AND OVINE BRUCELLOSIS (excluding Brucella ovis ) SUMMARY Brucella melitensis ( biovars 1, 2 or 3 ) is the main causative agent of caprine and ovine brucellosis.

Diagnosis of Brucellosis by Using Blood Cultures

infection is based on the culture of Brucella strains from dif ferent samples, mainly blood. A positive result of the cultures depends on varying factors, including the species of Brucella,

Canine Brucellosis: Brucella canis

BRUC_A 2007-2011 © 2007 CFSPH page 1 of 4 Canine Brucellosis: Brucella canis Contagious Abortion, Undulant Fever Last Updated: April 28, 2011 Importance Canine brucellosis, caused by Brucella canis , is an important cause of reproductive failure, particularly in kennels.