Brucella

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Related to Brucella melitensis: Brucella canis, Brucella abortus, Brucella suis

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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Antimicrobial susceptibility of Brucella melitensis isolates in Peru.
Novel identification and differentiation of Brucella melitensis, B.
Use of real-time quantitative polymerase chain reaction to monitor the evolution of Brucella melitensis DNA load during therapy and post-therapy follow-up in patients with brucellosis.
Chanet V, Gourdon F, Baud O, Beytout J, Romazko JR Brucella melitensis in a married couple after a trip through Sicily.
Prophylaxis and control of brucellosis due to Brucella melitensis in Italy: acquired and expected results.
5 microbial tube for detection of Brucella melitensis from blood cultures.
Exposure of hospital personnel to Brucella melitensis and occurrence of laboratory-acquired disease in an endemic area.
A total of 18 infective endocarditis cases were caused by zoonotic and arthropodborne bacteria, including Bartonella quintana (14 cases), Brucella melitensis (2 cases), and Coxiella burnetii (2 cases).
We report two laboratory-acquired Brucella melitensis infections that were shown to be epidemiologically related.
Nevertheless, Brucella melitensis appears to be the most common species of Brucella isolated from blood cultures taken from acutely ill patients (Andrea Mikolon, pers.
Real-time detection of Brucella abortus, Brucella melitensis, and Brucella suis.