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Brucella melitensis

Other Names: Undulant Fever, Malta Fever, Mediterranean Fever, Contagious Abortion
Caprine and ovine brucellosis is a zoonotic bacterial disease which causes abortion and decreased productivity in small ruminants.

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  • Brucella melitensis

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