brucellosis brucellosis


  1. (n) infectious bacterial disease of human beings transmitted by contact with infected animals or infected meat or milk products; characterized by fever and headache
  2. (n) an infectious disease of domestic animals often resulting in spontaneous abortion; transmittable to human beings


  1. The strain of brucellosis found in bison may not be virulent enough to pose a significant risk to domestic cattle.
  2. Montana acted ostensibly to keep livestock free of brucellosis, or Bang's disease, which has been detected in some Yellowstone buffalo.
  3. Malta fever is now called brucellosis.


  • Elk-brucellosis working group to review last winter's activities

    The working group that recently developed elk management options in areas where the transmission of brucellosis between elk and livestock is a concern will meet in Bozeman July 11 to review the results of last winter’s activities.
    on June 23, 2013     Source: Helena Independent Record

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  1. "We are concerned about our brucellosis free status," Gov. Brian Schweitzer said. "Federal and state agencies are investigating the test results now and we will continue to work toward solutions to keep Montana's brucellosis free status."
    on May 18, 2007 By: Brian Schweitzer Source: Helena Independent Record

  2. "I don't want to end up where the state of Montana is and lose our brucellosis-free status," Gov. Dave Freudenthal said at a Wednesday press conference. "But we've worked our way through that problem before, and we'll work our way through it...
    on Jun 19, 2008 By: Dave Freudenthal Source: Forbes

  3. Ms Gildernew said: "DARD (Department of Agriculture and Rural Development) is currently investigating an incident where we believe we have evidence that a brucellosis reactor, a dun Charolais-type cow, giving an extremely high reaction to the BR...
    on Aug 7, 2009 By: Michelle Gildernew Source: Belfast Telegraph

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