Brucella

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Related to Brucella canis: Brucella suis, Brucella melitensis

Brucella

[brü′sel·ə]
(microbiology)
A genus of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria of uncertain affiliation; single, nonmotile coccobacilli or short rods, all of which are parasites and pathogens of mammals.
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Biological properties and dog response to a variant (M-) strain of Brucella canis.
Use of indirect enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay with hot saline solution extracts of a variant (M-) strain of Brucella canis for diagnosis of brucellosis in dogs.