Definición de brucellosis en inglés:


Saltos de línea: bru¦cel|losis
Pronunciación: /ˌbruːsəˈləʊsɪs


[mass noun]
  • A bacterial disease typically affecting cattle and causing undulant fever in humans.
    • This disease is caused by Gram-negative bacteria of the genus Brucella, in particular B. abortus
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    • Though now rare, chills and fevers in a butcher or veterinarian suggests brucellosis (undulant fever), a bacterial infection transferable from animals to man.
    • Other causes of encephalitis include influenza, listeriosis, brucellosis, Rocky Mountain spotted fever, whooping cough, rabies and lead poisoning.
    • Acute bacterial infections, notably salmonellosis, brucellosis, pertussis, tuberculosis and rickettsial infections, can cause neutropenia.


1930s: from modern Latin Brucella + -osis: named after Sir David Bruce (1855–1931), the Scottish physician who identified the bacterium.

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