BRUCELLA, BRUCELLOSIS, UNDULANT FEVER, AB - IS IT A THREAT? A REVIEW IN QUESTION AND ANSWER FORM

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Authors
  1. Cherwonogrodzky, J.W.
  2. Di Ninno, V.L.
Corporate Authors
Defence Research Establishment Suffield, Ralston ALTA (CAN)
Abstract
Brief summaries are given on several topics related to the medical significance of the Brucella spp. (AB) and its resulting disease, brucellosis (also called "undulant fever"). Some of the topics include reasons for and against the use of brucellosis as a weapon, aerosolization, its persistence in the environment, relative pathogenicity of different species, possible roles of molecular biology, the development of vaccines, antibiotics, and antisera, reduction of inoculations, supplies and a summary on the clinical symptoms.
Report Number
DRES-M-1434 — Memorandum
Date of publication
01 Nov 1994
Number of Pages
55
DSTKIM No
95-00980
CANDIS No
148985
Format(s):
Hardcopy;Document Image stored on Optical Disk

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