Causes of Brucellosis
Primary Cause of Brucellosis
The primary cause of Brucellosis is the result:
- of eating food from an animal infected with an infectious agent, or from food that is contaminated from the food handler (who is infected with Brucellosis), or from contaminated soil or water, or from toxins produced by an infectious organism.
- of an infectious agent.
Causes of Brucellosis (Diseases Database):
The follow list shows some of the possible medical causes of Brucellosis
that are listed by the Diseases Database:
Source: Diseases Database
Brucellosis Causes: Risk Factors
The following conditions have been cited in various
sources as potentially causal risk factors
related to Brucellosis:
Brucellosis: Geographical Location Profile
Geographical Profile for Brucellosis: Although brucellosis can be found worldwide, it is more common
in countries that do not... (Source: excerpt from Brucellosis General: DBMD)
Brucellosis: Related Medical Conditions
To research the causes of Brucellosis, consider researching the causes of these
these diseases that may be similar, or associated with Brucellosis:
Brucellosis: Causes and Types
Causes of Broader Categories of Brucellosis: Review the causal information about the various more general categories of medical conditions:
What causes Brucellosis?
Humans are generally infected in one of three ways: eating or
drinking something that is contaminated with Brucella,
breathing in the organism (inhalation), or having the bacteria
enter the body through skin wounds. The most common way to be
infected is by eating or drinking contaminated milk products. (Source: excerpt from Brucellosis General: DBMD)
Related information on causes of Brucellosis:
As with all medical conditions,
there may be many causal factors.
Further relevant information on causes of Brucellosis may be found in: