Definition of Brucella

1. Noun. An aerobic Gram-negative coccobacillus that causes brucellosis; can be used as a bioweapon.

Generic synonyms: Coccobacillus



Definition of Brucella

1. Noun. Any of a group of pathogenic bacteria of the genus ''Brucella'' ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Brucella

1. any of a genus of harmful bacteria [n -LAE or -LAS]

Medical Definition of Brucella

1. A genus of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria that causes brucellosis. Its cells are nonmotile coccobacilli and are animal parasites and pathogens. The bacterium is transmissible to humans through contact with infected dairy products or tissue. (12 Dec 1998)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Brucella

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browspots
browst
browsts
browsy
browze
browzed
browzes
browzing
brr
brrm
brrr
bru
bruang
bruangs
brucella (current term)
brucella abortus
brucella melitensis
brucella serology
brucella strain 19 vaccine
brucella vaccine
brucellae
brucellas
brucellergin
brucellin
brucelloses
brucellosis
bruchid
bruchids

Literary usage of Brucella

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1. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"All animals were negative to the following tests with brucella antigen performed in July prior to vaccination subsequently: two agglutination tests at a two ..."

2. The Journal of Comparative Pathology and Therapeutics (1888)
"THE OCCURRENCE OF DISSOCIATED STRAINS OF brucella MELITENSIS IN THE MILK OF ... Plates on which brucella colonies appeared after 4 days incubation were ..."

3. Biosafety in the Laboratory: Prudent Practices for the Handling and Disposal by National Research Council (U. S.) (1989)
"Hy- persensitivity to brucella antigens is also a hazard to laboratory personnel. Occasional cases have been attributed to exposure to experimentally and ..."

4. U. S. Dual-Use Exports to Iraq and Their Impact on the Health of the Persian ...by DIANE Publishing Company by DIANE Publishing Company (1997)
"brucella agglutination tests should include the simple procedure of identifying the ... Intradermal tests with brucella antigens are of little value in ..."

5. Code of Federal Regulations, Title 21, Food and Drugs, Pt. 800-1299, Revised by Food and Drug Administration (FDA) Staff (2005)
"... brucella spp. serological reagents. (a) Identification. ... clinical specimens on to identify antibodies to brucella spp. in senum. ..."

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