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Unformatted text preview: localized abscess, which is followed by bacteremia. Phagocytosis by macrophages and intracellular multiplication leads to localization in the RE tissues. Disease may remain subacute or become chronic with initial symptoms of malaise, chills, weakness and intermittent fever. Granulomas in various RE tissues may occur as a result of a hypersensitivity reaction. In animals, multiplication occurs in the uterus because of the presence of erythritol, which the bacteria prefer to glucose . This localization can lead to abortion or excretion in milk (human source for infection)....
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