CONTRO12 - Brucella • Species abortus(cow melitensis(goat...

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CONTROL: Sanitary: Several sanitary measures are important in the prevention of Pseudomonas infections. Proper isolation and topical therapy of burn patients, good aseptic technique and the careful cleaning and sterilization of instruments are important. Immunological: None currently available . Chemotherapeutic: Gentamycin, tobramycin or a gentamycin/carbenicillin combination are the drugs of choice for treating serious Pseudomonas infections. Brucella ORGANISM: Genus:
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Unformatted text preview: Brucella • Species: abortus (cow), melitensis (goat), suis (pig), canus (dog) GENERAL CONCEPTS: • The Brucellae are generally associated with animal infections but most are also pathogenic for humans. • All human infections come from animals; there is no human to human transmission. Such diseases are called "zoonoses". • B. melitensis is associated with a specific human disease called Malta fever. • Brucellae are intracellular parasites....
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