Systemic granulomatous bacterial infection caused by Brucella sp.
Causes febrile illness, characterized by intermittent or irregular fevers and night sweats (undulant fever). Symptoms...
Nonspecific systemic febrile illnesses
Fever (often high, undulant—increased in afternoon and evening) (93%)
Night sweats (87%)
Back pain and arthralgia (86%)
Report cases to local public health department
In milk-related or occupational outbreaks, case surveillance and public health reporting
Bed rest during febrile p...
Routine serologic testing is not generally useful for patient monitoring or guiding duration of therapy, particularly in endemic areas
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A23.9 Brucellosis, unspecified
A23.8 Other brucellosis
A23.0 Brucellosis due to Brucella melitensis
A23.2 Brucellosis due to Brucella suis
A23.1 Brucellosis due to Brucella abortus
Brucellosis is challenging to diagnose and is a reportable disease.
Brucellosis is characterized by intermittent or irregular fevers, with symptoms ranging from subclinical disease to i...
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