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Brucella

(broo-sel′ă)

[Sir David Bruce, Brit. physician and bacteriologist, 1855-1931]
A genus of gram-negative, aerobic, coccobacilli that are pathogenic to humans and cause undulant fever and abortion in cattle, hogs, and goats.
SEE: brucellosis

Brucella abortus

The species that causes contagious abortion in cattle, dogs, and other domestic animals.

Brucella melitensis

The species that causes brucellosis in goats.

Brucella suis

The species that causes brucellosis in swine.

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Brucella. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/731964/all/Brucella. Accessed April 25, 2019.
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