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5071-6Brucella suis Ab [Titer] in Serum by Latex agglutinationActive

Part Descriptions

LP16674-1   Brucella suis
A species of gram-negative bacteria, primarily infecting SWINE, but it can also infect humans, DOGS, and HARES. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

LP16674-1   Brucella suis
Brucella suis is the causative agent of swine brucellosis, a zoonosis affecting pigs. The disease typically causes chronic inflammatory lesions in the reproductive organs of susceptible animals or orchitis and may even affect joints and other organs. The most common symptom is abortion in pregnant susceptible hosts at any stage of gestation. Other manifestations are temporary or permanent sterility, lameness, posterior paralysis, spondylitis, and abscess formation. It is transmitted mainly by ingestion of infected tissues or fluids, semen during breeding, and suckling infected animals. In humans, it can cause undulant fever.

Since brucellosis threatens food supply and cause undulant fever, Brucella suis and other Brucella species (B. melitensis, B. abortis, B. ovis, B. canis) are recognized as potential agricultural, civilian, and military bioterrorism agents.

B. suis are gram-negative, facultative intracellular coccobacilli and therefore are capable of growing and reproducing inside of host cells, specifically phagocytic cells. They are also non-spore-forming, non-capsulated, and non-motile.

Brucella suis are differentiated into five biovars (strains), where bv. 1-3 infect boars and pigs and bv.1 and 3 may cause severe diseases in humans.In contrast, bv. 2 found in wild boars in Europe show mild or no clinical signs and cannot infect healthy humans, but do infect pigs and hares. Copyright Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License. See http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0/ for details. Source: Wikipedia, Wikipedia

LP20003-7   Brucella
A genus of gram-negative, aerobic bacteria that causes BRUCELLOSIS. Its cells are nonmotile coccobacilli and are animal parasites and pathogens. The bacterium is transmissible to humans through contact with infected dairy products or tissue. Source: National Library of Medicine, MeSH 2006

Fully-Specified Name

Component
Brucella suis Ab
Property
Titr
Time
Pt
System
Ser
Scale
Qn
Method
LA

Additional Names

Short Name
B suis Ab Titr Ser LA
Display Name
B. suis Ab LA (S) [Titer]
Consumer Name Alpha
Brucella suis antibody, Blood

Basic Attributes

Class
MICRO
Type
Laboratory
First Released
Version 1.0
Last Updated
Version 2.70
Order vs. Observation
Both

Member of these Groups

LG41634-3 Brucella

Language Variants Get Info

zh-CNChinese (China)
猪种布鲁氏菌 抗体:滴定度:时间点:血清:定量型:胶乳凝集试验法
nl-NLDutch (Netherlands)
Brucella suis As:titer:moment:serum:kwantitatief:latexagglutinatie
et-EEEstonian (Estonia)
Brucella suis antikehad:Titr:Pt:S:Qn:LA
fr-BEFrench (Belgium)
Brucella suis Ac:Titre:Temps ponctuel:Sérum:Quantitatif:Agglutination au latex
fr-CAFrench (Canada)
Brucella suis , Ac:Titre:Temps ponctuel:Sérum:Quantitatif:Agglutination au latex
it-ITItalian (Italy)
Brucella suis Ab:Titr:Pt:Siero:Qn:LA
ko-KRKorean (Korea, Republic of)
브루셀라 수이스균 항체:역가:검사시점:혈청:정량:라텍스 응집
pt-BRPortuguese (Brazil)
Brucella suis Ac:Título:Pt:Soro:Qn:Aglutinação em látex
ru-RURussian (Russian Federation)
Brucella suis Ат:Титр:ТчкВрм:Сыв:Колич:ЛА
es-ARSpanish (Argentina)
Brucella suis:factor de dilución (titulación):punto en el tiempo:suero:cuantitativo:aglutinación de látex
es-MXSpanish (Mexico)
Brucella suis Ab:Título:Punto temporal:Suero:Cuantitativo:Aglutinación de látex
es-ESSpanish (Spain)
Brucella suis Anticuerpos:Titulo / Factor de dilución:Punto temporal:Suero:Qn:Aglutinación de latex
tr-TRTurkish (Turkey)
Brucella suis Ab:Titr:Zmlı:Ser:Kant:LA

Example Units

Unit Source
{titer} Example UCUM Units

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