Brucellosis

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General Principles

Brucellosis is a protean systemic infection caused by members of the Brucella genus of gram-negative coccobacilli (B. melitensis, B. abortus, and B. suis). Infection is usually preceded by direct contact with body fluids of livestock animals, by eating unpasteurized dairy foods, or by inhalation of infected aerosolized particles.

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