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Brucella

 [broo-sel´ah]
a genus of gram-negative, aerobic, nonmotile cocci or rod-shaped bacteria, the etiologic agent of brucellosis. B. abor´tus, which causes infectious abortion in cattle, is the most common cause of infection in humans; other species pathogenic for humans are B. meliten´sis, found in goats and sheep, and B. su´is, found in swine.

brucella

 [broo-sel´ah]
any member of the genus Brucella. adj., adj brucel´lar.

Brucella

(brū-sel'lă),
A genus of encapsulated, nonmotile bacteria (family Brucellaceae) containing short, rod-shaped to coccoid, gram-negative cells. These organisms do not produce gas from carbohydrates and are parasitic. They invade all animal tissues and infect the genital organs, the mammary gland, and the respiratory and intestinal tracts; are pathogenic for humans and various species of domestic animals. The type species is Brucella melitensis.

brucella

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

Brucella

A genus of gram-negative, nonmotile, non-encapsulated coccobacilli of unresolved taxonomy, which grows slowly on blood and chocolate agars. It is a facultative intracellular pathogen and causes brucellosis.

Accepted species
B melitensis, B abortus, B suis, B ovis, B neotomae, B canis, B ceti, B pinnipedialis, B microti, B inopinata.

Bru·cel·la

(brū-sel'lă)
A genus of encapsulated, nonmotile bacteria containing short, rod-shaped to coccoid, gram-negative cells. These organisms are parasitic, invading all animal tissues and causing infection of the genital organs, the mammary gland, and the respiratory and intestinal tracts, and are pathogenic for humans and various species of domestic animals.

Bruce,

Sir David, English surgeon, 1855-1931.
Brucella abortus - infectious bacteria causing abortions in cattle, sheep, mares; causes undulant fever in man and a wasting disease in chickens. Synonym(s): abortus bacillus; Bang bacillus
Brucella - a genus of encapsulated, nonmotile bacteria (family Brucellaceae) causing infection of the genital organs, the mammary gland, and the respiratory and intestinal tracts.
brucellosis - an infectious disease caused by Brucella, and transmitted by direct contact with diseased animals or through ingestion of infected meat, milk, or cheese. Synonym(s): febris undulans; Malta fever; Mediterranean fever; undulant fever
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The projects on detection of prevalent species of Brucella in small and large ruminants, reservoirs host, fomites and wild life species are essential for effective implementation of control and eradication strategies (Muendo et al., 2012).
To check cross-reactivity of the fluorescent conjugate, individual suspensions of different smooth (Brucella abortus 544, B.
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Conservative treatment for Brucella testicular abscesses: A case report and literature review.
Ulkemiz gibi brusellozun endemik oldugu bolgelerde kan kulturunde oksidaz- ve katalaz-pozitif bir Gram-negatif kokobasil izole edildiginde ayirici tanida Brucella spp.
Liver disease is also a predisposing factor in rare cases of peritonitis associated with other Brucella species.
RBPT was performed with commercial Brucella antigen (Crescent Diagnostics, KSA).
Notes from the field: Brucella abortus vaccine strain RB51 infection and exposures associated with raw milk consumption--Wise County, Texas, 2017.
RBT was carried out according to 17 with Brucella abortus S99 antigen (Spinreact SA, Gerona, Spain).
In case of brucellosis, the presence in uterus of erythritol (a 4-carbon sugar alcohol) is associated with abortions occurrence because it constitutes the placental tropism for the development of Brucella specifically in ruminants (17).
Before making an incision in the abscesses, we sent 2 aspirates of the abscesses to a specialist medical microbiology laboratory for the isolation of Brucella and/or other infectious microorganisms.
CLONING, EXPRESSION AND IMMUNOLOGICAL EVALUATION OF THE OMP31 PROTEIN OF Brucella melitensis AND EVALUATION OF ITS POSSIBLE USE FOR THE DIAGNOSIS IN BOVINE BRUCELLOSIS