KEGG   DISEASE: Brucellosis
Entry
H00325                      Disease                                

Name
Brucellosis
Description
Brucellosis is a zoonotic disease of worldwide distribution that mainly affects persons working with domestic animals. Although many countries have eradicated Brucella abortus from cattle, Brucella melitensis remains a major cause of infection in cattle and human in Latin America, the Middle East, Spain, parts of Africa, and western Asia. Consumption of contaminated foods is the sources of infection. The clinical presentation can vary from asymptomatic infection to a fever, night sweats, and joint manifestations.
Category
Infectious disease
Brite
Infectious diseases [BR:br08401]
 Bacterial infections
  Infections caused by alpha proteobacteria
   H00325  Brucellosis
Human diseases in ICD-11 classification [BR:br08403]
 01 Certain infectious or parasitic diseases
  Certain zoonotic bacterial diseases
   1B95  Brucellosis
    H00325  Brucellosis
Pathogen
Brucella melitensis [GN:bme bmi bmz bmf]
Brucella abortus [GN:bmb]
Brucella suis [GN:bms]
Brucella canis
Drug
Tetracycline hydrochloride [DR:D02122]
Doxycycline [DR:D00307]
Doxycycline hyclate [DR:D02129]
Doxycycline calcium [DR:D03903]
Minocycline hydrochloride [DR:D00850]
Streptomycin sulfate [DR:D01350]
Demeclocycline hydrochloride [DR:D00290]
Other DBs
ICD-11: 1B95
ICD-10: A23
MeSH: D002006
MedlinePlus: 000597
Reference
PMID:9204307
  Authors
Corbel MJ
  Title
Brucellosis: an overview.
  Journal
Emerg Infect Dis 3:213-21 (1997)
DOI:10.3201/eid0302.970219
Reference
  Authors
Memish ZA, Balkhy HH
  Title
Brucellosis and international travel.
  Journal
J Travel Med 11:49-55 (2004)
DOI:10.2310/7060.2004.13551
Reference
  Authors
Mantur BG, Amarnath SK, Shinde RS
  Title
Review of clinical and laboratory features of human brucellosis.
  Journal
Indian J Med Microbiol 25:188-202 (2007)
DOI:10.4103/0255-0857.34758
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