brucellosis

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Related to Brucella abortus: Brucella melitensis, Brucella suis

bru·cel·lo·sis

 (bro͞o′sə-lō′sĭs)
n.
1. An infectious disease in humans caused by some species of bacteria of the genus Brucella, that is transmitted by contact with infected animals or raw milk products and marked by fever, malaise, severe headache, and joint pain. Also called Gibraltar fever, Malta fever, Mediterranean fever, undulant fever.
2. An infectious disease chiefly of domestic animals, such as cattle, sheep, goats, and dogs, that is caused by some species of bacteria of the genus Brucella, and sometimes results in spontaneous abortions in newly infected animals. Also called Bang's disease.

brucellosis

(ˌbruːsɪˈləʊsɪs)
n
(Veterinary Science) an infectious disease of cattle, goats, dogs, and pigs, caused by bacteria of the genus Brucella and transmittable to humans (e.g. by drinking contaminated milk): symptoms include fever, chills, and severe headache. Also called: undulant fever
[C20: from New Latin Brucella, named after Sir David Bruce (1855–1931), Australian bacteriologist and physician]

bru•cel•lo•sis

(ˌbru səˈloʊ sɪs)

n.
infection with bacteria of the Brucella genus, frequently causing spontaneous abortions in animals and remittent fever in humans. Also called undulant fever.
[1925–30; < New Latin Brucell(a) (after Dutch. Bruce; see -ella) + -osis]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.brucellosis - infectious bacterial disease of human beings transmitted by contact with infected animals or infected meat or milk products; characterized by fever and headache
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
2.brucellosis - an infectious disease of domestic animals often resulting in spontaneous abortion; transmittable to human beings
zoonosis, zoonotic disease - an animal disease that can be transmitted to humans
Translations
brucelóza

brucellosis

[ˌbruːsəˈləʊsɪs] Nbrucelosis f

bru·cel·lo·sis

n. brucelosis, fiebre ondulante o fiebre mediterránea, condición infecciosa bacteriana contraida por contacto con ganado vacuno o sus productos.

brucellosis

n brucelosis f
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Both the serum and CSF samples were positive for brucella abortus antibodies at titers of 1:320.
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Brucella abortus & Brucella melitensis antigen.
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The STAT, which has been a cornerstone in the serological diagnosis of brucellosis, is based on the reaction of a known standardized volume and concentration of whole Brucella abortus and Brucella melitensis cell suspension with a standardized volume of doubling serum dilutions, usually ranging from 1:20 to 1:1280 [4].
Zinc uptake system (znuA locus) of Brucella abortus is essential for intracellular survival and virulence in mice.
Garcia-Yoldi D, Marin CM, de Miguel MJ, et al Multiplex PCR assay for the identification and differentiation of all Brucella species and the vaccine strains Brucella abortus S19 and RB51 and Brucella melitensis Rev1.
La brucelosis bovina se produce fundamentalmente por la presencia de la bacteria Brucella abortus (Diaz, 2013).