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Suiting up: What it’s like doing research in a biocontainment facility

Science Life takes an inside look into the world of doing research in a biocontainment facility

“I think everyone that works on Brucella wishes we didn’t have to work in containment. 1,043 more words

Biological Sciences

Brucellosis: Symptoms and Precautions

Brucellosis is the disease caused by the bacterial genus brucella. It is known by various names, including Mediterranean fever, Malta fever, Bang’s disease, Crimean fever, Gibraltar fever, gastric remittent fever, rock fever and undulant fever.  222 more words


Brucella spondylodiscitis

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


Coronal STIR

Coronal T1 +Gd fat sat… 169 more words


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


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



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


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