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How does brucellosis spread from one person to other?

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Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Internal Medicine
3 doctors agree

In brief: Cntct c infctd anml

Brucella is a bacteria that can infect and cause disease in animals such as cows, pigs, goats, lamb, dogs.
..Humans can become infected that have significant contact with infected animals, such as farms, placentas of birthing these animal, slaughterhouses, or drinking unpasteurized milk of infected animals.

In brief: Cntct c infctd anml

Brucella is a bacteria that can infect and cause disease in animals such as cows, pigs, goats, lamb, dogs.
..Humans can become infected that have significant contact with infected animals, such as farms, placentas of birthing these animal, slaughterhouses, or drinking unpasteurized milk of infected animals.
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
Dr. Peter Kurzweil
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Emily Lu
Family Medicine
2 doctors agree

In brief: Rarely

Brucellosis rarely spreads from one person to another, but when it does it is from mother to infant through breast milk or through sexual transmission.

In brief: Rarely

Brucellosis rarely spreads from one person to another, but when it does it is from mother to infant through breast milk or through sexual transmission.
Emily Lu
Emily Lu
Answer assisted by Emily Lu, Medical Student
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