Report: Dog Illness Can Spread to Humans

A strain of bacterium carried by dogs -- Brucella canis -- could be widespread in humans, according to a report from Texas A&M University.
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More information on brucellosis epidemiology in Bactrian camels is needed due to their growing economic and livelihood importance for herders and renewed efforts in Mongolia to eliminate brucellosis through ma...
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
ConclusionsThe prevalence of therapeutic failure among the Egyptian patients with acute/subacute brucellosis is increasing. Predictors of therapeutic failure are LTBI, ascariasis, and the use of acid suppressive therapy.This article is protected by copyright. All rights reserved.
Source: Tropical Medicine and International Health - Category: Tropical Medicine Authors: Tags: Original Article Source Type: research
This study evidences an association between cervical bursitis andBrucella spp. infection in cattle, and that different biovars ofBrucella circulate in bovine herds in Maranh ão.
Source: Tropical Animal Health and Production - Category: Veterinary Research Source Type: research
Granulomatous myopathy is a clinically and etiologically heterogeneous group of uncommon inflammatory myopathies, pathologically characterized by the presence of granulomas in skeletal muscle. Granulomas may contain necrosis as typically seen in infectious disorders (fungal, tuberculosis, or brucellosis) [1-3] or may occur without necrosis, so-called non-necrotizing or non-caseating granulomas. Various disorders were reported in association with non-caseating granulomatous myopathy, including sarcoidosis and less commonly other autoimmune diseases (Crohn's disease, anti-mitochondrial autoimmunity with or without primary bi...
Source: Neuromuscular Disorders - Category: Neurology Authors: Source Type: research
The purpose of this case report is to document the occurrence of granulomatous aortitis complicated by formation of a saccular aneurysm and aorto-bronchial fistula due to Brucella infection.
Source: Cardiovascular Pathology - Category: Cardiology Authors: Tags: Case Report Source Type: research
India has the largest Buffalo population in the world, with every household in rural India owning buffaloes depending upon daily milk requirement – dairy farmers can own between 10 to 70 buffaloes. The health ...
Source: BMC Veterinary Research - Category: Veterinary Research Authors: Tags: Research article Source Type: research
This study investigated the association of Brucella seropositivity and spontaneous abortions in human population in the city of Mwanza, Tanzania.
Source: BMC Research Notes - Category: Research Authors: Tags: Research note Source Type: research
M. Soledad Hielpos, Andrea G. Fern ández, Juliana Falivene, Iván M. Alonso Paiva, Florencia Muñoz González, Mariana C. Ferrero, Priscila C. Campos, Angelica T. Vieira, Sergio Costa Oliveira, Pablo C. Baldi
Source: Frontiers in cellular and infection microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
Authors: Ntirandekura JB, Matemba LE, Kimera SI, Muma JB, Karimuribo ED Abstract Brucellosis is a worldwide zoonotic disease suspected to be the cause of abortions which remain largely undiagnosed in both humans and animals. A review of literature was performed to elucidate the contribution of brucellosis to abortions in humans, livestock and wildlife in Africa. A total number of 18 published articles associated brucellosis to abortions observed in humans and livestock in some parts of Africa. The contribution of brucellosis to abortions in humans was less reported in the literature compared to livestock; and no re...
Source: African Journal of Reproductive Health - Category: African Health Tags: Afr J Reprod Health Source Type: research
Martha E. Hensel, Angela M. Arenas-Gamboa
Source: Frontiers in Microbiology - Category: Microbiology Source Type: research
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