Brucella species do not form spores or toxins. Lancet, Spink et al.
If you're a laboratory worker, handle all specimens under appropriate biosafety conditions. If you're a veterinarian, farmer, hunter or slaughterhouse worker, wear rubber gloves when handling sick or dead animals or animal tissue or when assisting an animal giving birth.
Neurologic symptoms and Guillain-Barre syndrome have been associated with acute neurobrucellosis.
Surveillance using serological tests, as well as tests on milk such as the milk ring test, can be used for screening and play an important role in campaigns to eliminate the disease. Brucellosis may be prevented if people drink only pasteurized cow and goat's milk. Abortus, and Br.
Enesol bismuth-mercury ,11 I. Introduction Brucellosis is an infectious disease caused by Brucella species.