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Related to Brucella suis: Brucella melitensis, Brucella abortus
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an aerobic Gram-negative coccobacillus that causes brucellosis

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Release of periplasmic proteins of Brucella suis upon acidic shock involves the outer membrane protein Omp25.
IgG isotypes ratio and reproductive performance in sows naturally infected with Brucella suis.
Brucella suis biovar 1 in naturally infected cattle: A bacteriological, serological and histological study.
An investigation found two patients with confirmed brucellosis from Brucella suis infection and one patient with possible brucellosis, all associated with feral swine hunting.
Historically, brucellosis from Brucella suis infection occurred among workers in swine slaughterhouses.
Los caninos se pueden infectar por cuatro de las seis especies de Brucella que hasta hace poco se habian identificado (Brucella abortus, Brucella melitensis, Brucella suis y Brucella canis), aunque no se han comprobado las infecciones por Brucella ovis y Brucella neotomae (2).
Accurate typing procedures are critical for eradication and control of disease-causing organisms, but DNA-based techniques are challenging because the various Brucella species and strains have a high degree of genetic homology, as demonstrated by whole-genome comparative analyses of the 3 Brucella genomes sequenced, Brucella melitensis (4), Brucella suis (5), and Brucella abortus (6).
Rangiferine brucellosis, the most common form of brucellosis in the Arctic, is caused by Brucella suis biovar 4.
Major outer membrane protein Omp25 of Brucella suis is involved in inhibition of tumor necrosis factor alpha production during infection of human macrophages.
Brucellosis in bovines is mainly caused byBrucella abortus and less commonly by Brucella melitensis and Brucella suis (Anonymous 2009).