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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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.
Untersuchungen zur naturlichen Ubertragung von Brucella canis bei Hunden.
Problems in the serodiagnosis of canine brucellosis: dog responses to cell wall and internal antigens of Brucella canis. Dev Biol Stand.
Se utilizo el programa Stagrhapics Centurion XV[R] para la evaluacion de las diferencias estadisticas entre albergues segun las variables sexo, raza y estado reproductivo; ademas, se evaluo la presencia o ausencia de anticuerpos contra Brucella canis. Se realizo ANOVA y prueba T Student, con un nivel de significancia (P [mayor que o igual a] 0.05).
Yamada, "Purification of a Brucella canis cell wall antigen by using immunosorbent columns and use of the antigen in enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for specific diagnosis of canine brucellosis," Journal of Clinical Microbiology, vol.
Humans usually get infected by Brucella abortus, Brucella melitensis, Brucella suis and Brucella canis, however, infections caused by B.
melitensis, Brucella suis, or less commonly by Brucella canis. Humans usually are infected by occupational exposure to infected animals, consumption of unpasteurized dairy products from infected animals, or inhalation of infectious aerosols.