Brucella

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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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Identification of Brucella suis genes affecting intracellular survival in an in vitro human macrophage infection model by signature-tagged transposon mutagenesis.
Increased prevalence of Brucella suis and pseudorabies virus antibodies in adults of an isolated feral swine population in coastal South Carolina.
Role of cholesterol and the ganglioside GM1 in entry and short-term survival of Brucella suis in murine macrophages.
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.
Protection of BALB/C mice against homologous and heterologous species of Brucella by rough strain vaccines derived from Brucella melitensis and Brucella suis biovar 4.
Clinical features and serologic testing of all patients were consistent with brucellosis, and Brucella suis was isolated from blood samples obtained from 11 persons at the time of acute illness.
Humans are susceptible to infection by Brucella suis, B.
transmission through inadvertent cuts or scratches, which has occurred with other zoonotic pig pathogens, such as Brucella suis (14).
Real-time detection of Brucella abortus, Brucella melitensis, and Brucella suis.