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an aerobic Gram-negative coccobacillus that causes brucellosis

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Brucella canis is the causative agent of canine brucellosis, which causes contagious abortion orchiepididymitis, and uveitis.
Transmission of Brucella canis by contact exposure.
Evidence for unapparent Brucella canis infections among adults with occupational exposure to dogs.
Factors associated with Brucella canis seropositivity in kennels of two regions of Antioquia, Colombia [in Spanish].
In addition, Brucella canis has been shown to persevere in the BM at chronic stages of mouse infection [14].
Genus Brucella consists of eleven species with the most commonly isolated being Brucella melitensis, Brucella abortus, Brucella suis, Brucella ovis, and Brucella canis. Humans can acquire the infection through ingestion of unpasteurized milk or milk products from infected animals, inhalation of aerosols, and skin abrasions by direct contact with the genital mucosa of infected animals when helping the females to abort or the contact with their secretions.
Brucella canis and anaerobic bacteria also have been reported as was the infections with fungal agents-Blastomyces dermatitidis, Cryptococcus neoformans, or Coccidioides immitis.
Si bien los perros pueden contraer otras especies de Brucella, la de mayor importancia es Brucella canis (Carmichael y Shin 1996; Greene y Carmichael 2006).
Brucella canis, a facultative, gram-negative, intracellular pathogen, is the etiologic agent of canine brucellosis [1].
Epidemiological survey of Brucella canis infection in different breeds of dogs in Fars province, Iran.
Especie Hospedero de preferencia Brucella melitensis Ovejas, cabras Brucella abortus Ganado bovino Brucella suis Cerdos Brucella canis Perros Brucella ceti Delfines, marsopa, ballena Brucella pinnipedialis Foca Brucella inopinata Desconocido Brucella ovis Oveja Brucella neotomae Rata del desierto Brucella microti Topo comun Especie Potencial zoonotico * Brucella melitensis Alto Brucella abortus Moderado Brucella suis Moderado Brucella canis Leve Brucella ceti Leve Brucella pinnipedialis Leve Brucella inopinata Leve Brucella ovis No existe reporte de infecciones.