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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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Emergence of Brucella suis in dogs in New South Wales, Australia: clinical findings and implications for zoonotic transmission.
Role of the Brucella suis lipopolysaccharide O antigen in phagosomal genesis and in inhibition of phagosome-lysosome fusion in murine macrophages.
Identification of Brucella suis genes affecting intracellular survival in an in vitro human macrophage infection model by signature-tagged transposon mutagenesis.
IgG isotypes ratio and reproductive performance in sows naturally infected with Brucella suis. Vet.
An investigation found two patients with confirmed brucellosis from Brucella suis infection and one patient with possible brucellosis, all associated with feral swine hunting.
Historically, brucellosis from Brucella suis infection occurred among workers in swine slaughterhouses.
Rangiferine brucellosis, the most common form of brucellosis in the Arctic, is caused by Brucella suis biovar 4.