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Brucella spondylodiscitis

45 year old gentleman presented with vague low back ache. An MRI was asked for to rule out lumbar disc disease.

MRI

Coronal STIR

Coronal T1 +Gd fat sat… 169 more words

Cases

Thirty million dollar prize to develop a vaccine against Brucellosis

AgResults – a collaborative initiative between the governments of Australia, Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States of America as well as the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to incentivize the private sector to create innovative and sustainable solutions to development challenges in agriculture – today announced the… 71 more words

Vaccines

Study: Yellowstone bison not to blame for brucellosis

Elk deemed mostly responsible for spreading disease to livestock

Staff Report

The most rapidly spreading strains of brucellosis, a disease with implications for livestock and wildlife management, appear to be centered around areas where humans feed elk to keep populations artificially high for hunters. 494 more words

Environment

Disease

Zia Virus – Colombia

Nearly 72 000 cases of Zika have been reported in Colombia since October, with almost 13 000 occurring in pregnant women, although the country is going through a decline in outbreaks, health authorities said on Saturday. 187 more words

Disease

Ritual Slaughter: A Potential Route for Transmission of Brucellosis

Ritual slaughter of animals has a special place in the socio-cultural matrix of several countries. A recent correspondence from Israel, published by the U.S. Centers of Disease Control and Prevention journal Emerging Infectious Diseases highlights a small case series where the only identifiable route of transmission was the contact shared by the exposed individuals during a ritual slaughter of sheep purchased from Bedouins. 429 more words

Bacterial Diseases

Five Camels, a riding shotgun story

For the fourth time Charles launched into describing his day with five camels. I was all ears. Each time he had told about the adventure I learned something new. 903 more words

The return of bison to the American West

A herd of 10 bison were released into a 1,000-acre pasture in Soapstone Prairie Natural Area on Nov. 1, 2015.
Soapstone Prairie Natural Area, a 28 square mile grassland with miles of hiking trails and many cultural resources in Fort Collins, Colorado, released the herd of bison onto their land after almost 10 years of deliberation on the project. 488 more words

Science And The Environment