Problem

Undulant fever

Other Names:
Bang's disease
Malta fever
Mediterranean fever
Brucellosis in humans
Nature:

The human version of the disease caused by bacteria of the genus Brucella, principally Brucella abortus which causes brucellosis in cattle. In man it may cause a variety of symptoms from mild headache to crippling joint pains, incapacity or general apathy. In particular it affects people whose occupations bring them in contact with infected animals. The disease can also be contracted through unpasteurized milk and milk products, and improperly cooked animal products. It is a serious public health problem.

Values:
Disease
Fever
Problem Type:
E: Emanations of other problems
Date of last update
13.10.2017 – 19:38 CEST
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