Update on Brucellosis: The Latest STD?

Kemper, Carol
November 2010
Travel Medicine Advisor;Nov2010, Vol. 20 Issue 11, p61
The article presents a reprint of the article "Update on Brucellosis: The Latest STD?" by Carol Kemper, which appeared in the September 2010 issue of "Infectious Disease Alert". It mentions that brucellosis is the most common zoonosis worldwide which occurred from ingestion of contaminated dairy products, aerosolization or mucocutaneous contact with open infected issues. It also states that at least 10 Brucella species had already been identified from animals including goats, cattle and pigs.


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