bovine brucellosis

bo·vine bru·cel·lo·sis

a disease in cattle caused by Brucella melitensis biovar abortus; in pregnant cows, characterized by abortion late in pregnancy, followed by retained placenta and metritis; in bulls, orchitis and epididymitis may occur; the organism may localize in the udder and thus appear in milk from infected cows.
Synonym(s): Bang disease

Bang,

Bernhard L.F., Danish veterinarian and physician, 1848-1932.
Bang bacillus - Synonym(s): Brucella abortus
Bang disease - a disease in cattle caused by Brucella abortusSynonym(s): bovine brucellosis
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