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Brucellosis is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria of the genus Brucella. These bacteria are primarily passed among animals, and they cause disease in many different vertebrates. Various Brucella species affect sheep, goats, cattle, deer, elk, pigs, dogs, and several other animals. Humans become infected by coming in contact with animals or animal products that are contaminated with these bacteria. In humans brucellosis can cause a range of symptoms that are similar to the flu and may include fever, sweats, headaches, back pains, and physical weakness. Sever infections of the central nervous systems or lining of the heart may occur. Brucellosis cab also cause long-lasting or chronic symptoms that include recurrent fevers, joint pain, and fatigue. (Source: excerpt from Brucellosis General: DBMD)
Brucellosis, also known as "undulant fever" or "Bangs disease" is a systemic infection. There are several strains of brucellosis and, more recently, types infecting marine mammals have been identified. (Source: excerpt from Facts About Brucellosis: CDC-OC)
Brucellosis is an infectious disease caused by the bacteria of the genus Brucella.... (Source: excerpt from Brucellosis General: DBMD)
Brucellosis, also known as "undulant fever" or "Bangs disease" is a systemic infection. There are... (Source: excerpt from Facts About Brucellosis: CDC-OC)
Infection caused by bacteria of the genus BRUCELLA mainly involving the reticuloendothelial system. This condition is characterized by fever, weakness, malaise, and weight loss.
- (Source - Diseases Database)
Infectious bacterial disease of human beings transmitted by contact with infected animals or infected meat or milk products; characterized by fever and headache
- (Source - WordNet 2.1)
Brucellosis is listed as a "rare disease" by the Office of
Rare Diseases (ORD) of the National Institutes of Health
(NIH). This means that Brucellosis, or a subtype of Brucellosis,
affects less than 200,000 people in the US population.
- (Source - National Institute of Health)
The list below shows some of the causes of Brucellosis mentioned in various sources:
This information refers to the general prevalence and incidence of these diseases, not to how likely they are to be the actual cause of Brucellosis. Of the 5 causes of Brucellosis that we have listed, we have the following prevalence/incidence information:
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