brucellosis

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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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According to a report issued by the Ministry of Health, obtained by Saba, that about 1203 children were infected with Maltese fever, and Dhamar ranked first in the number of registered cases followed by Sanaa province, while 981 children were infected with rabies, and Dhamar was at the top of the list, There is a significant shortage of drugs for this disease.
The incubation period of the disease can vary from a few weeks to two months or more.The Sultanate has recorded cases of Brucellosis "Maltese fever'' in the last few decades, with most of them being in the Dhofar Governorate, which were contained successfully.
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