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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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This note was uploaded on 11/05/2011 for the course BIOLOGY MCB2010 taught by Professor Jessicadigirolamo during the Fall '10 term at Broward College.
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