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Related to Brucella canis: Brucella suis, Brucella melitensis

bru·cel·la

 (bro͞o-sĕl′ə)
n. pl. bru·cel·lae (-sĕl′ē) or bru·cel·las
Any of various aerobic, short, rod-shaped bacteria of the genus Brucella that are pathogenic to humans and domestic animals.

[After Sir David Bruce.]

brucella

(bruːˈsɛlə)
n
any of a genus of nonmotile bacteria that cause brucellosis
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Noun1.Brucella - an aerobic Gram-negative coccobacillus that causes brucellosis; can be used as a bioweapon
coccobacillus - a bacterial cell intermediate in morphology between a coccus and a bacillus; a very short bacillus
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SEROPREVALENCE OF ANTIBODIES AGAINST Brucella canis IN DOGS OF THE PUCUSANA DISTRICT, LIMA, PERU
A Polymerase chain reaction for detection of Brucella canis in vaginal swabs of naturally infected bitches.
Brucella canis and anaerobic bacteria also have been reported as was the infections with fungal agents-Blastomyces dermatitidis, Cryptococcus neoformans, or Coccidioides immitis.
Brucella canis, a facultative, gram-negative, intracellular pathogen, is the etiologic agent of canine brucellosis [1].
Epidemiological survey of Brucella canis infection in different breeds of dogs in Fars province, Iran.
Especie Hospedero de preferencia Brucella melitensis Ovejas, cabras Brucella abortus Ganado bovino Brucella suis Cerdos Brucella canis Perros Brucella ceti Delfines, marsopa, ballena Brucella pinnipedialis Foca Brucella inopinata Desconocido Brucella ovis Oveja Brucella neotomae Rata del desierto Brucella microti Topo comun Especie Potencial zoonotico * Brucella melitensis Alto Brucella abortus Moderado Brucella suis Moderado Brucella canis Leve Brucella ceti Leve Brucella pinnipedialis Leve Brucella inopinata Leve Brucella ovis No existe reporte de infecciones.
La brucelosis canina producida por Brucella canis es un bacilo corto Gram negativo intracelular facultativo y clasificada como cepa rugosa o mucoide de acuerdo con el aspecto de las colonias en medio solido (1, 2), ocasiona fallas reproductivas como abortos tardios en hembras prenadas que ocurren de 45 a 55 dias de gestacion; seguidamente hay descargas vaginales o muertes embrionarias tempranas y reabsorcion unas semanas despues del apareamiento; nacimiento de cachorros debiles que mueren despues del nacimiento; en los machos hay epididimitis, orquitis y anormalidades espermaticas (3).
The causative agent of brucellosis in dogs is Brucella canis.
Se realizo coloracion de Gram y pruebas bioquimicas a la cepa aislada teniendo como control positivo una cepa de Brucella canis M- como referencia.
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.