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Bang's bacillus

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Brucella abortus Bang and Fusobacterium necrophorum.

Description

1) Brucella abortus Bang. The causative agent of contagious abortion in cattle and of brucellosis (undulant fever) in human beings. It is also the cause of a skin disturbance affecting veterinaries

2) Fusobacterium necrophorum. The bacillus that causes contagious bovine abortion.

Bibliography

  • B. Bang:
    Die Aetiologie des seuchenhaften ("infectiösen") Verwerfens.
    Zeitschrift für Thiermedicin, 1897: 241-278.
    Discovery of Brucella abortus.
We thank Rudolf Kleinert, Bad reichenhall, Germany, for information submitted.

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