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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.
(Source: National Library of Medicine 2013 MeSH Scope Note and Classification)
Images contributed by Judith Holden, MT (ASCP), MPH of the Microbiology Laboratories at the Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, MA.
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  1. National Library of Medicine 2013 MeSH Scope Note and Classification

National Library of Medicine MeSH Classification

Gram-Negative Bacteria
Gram-Negative Aerobic Bacteria
Gram-Negative Aerobic Rods and Cocci
Brucella abortus
Brucella canis
Brucella melitensis
Brucella ovis
Brucella suis