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ABORTUS. The fruit of an abortion; the child born before its time, incapable of life. See Abortion; Birth; Breath; Dead born; Gestation; Life.

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Brucella abortus strain RB-51 is the bovine vaccine strain used in the vaccination of cattle in the United States.
abortus showed more homogeneity in their amino acid sequence of SodCs.
El antigeno para esta prueba de aglutinacion fue provisto por el laboratorio Azul (Argentina), elaborado a partir de la cepa 1119-3 de Brucella abortus en suspension amortiguada a una concentracion celular del 11% y pH ajustado a 3,70 [+ o -] 0,03.
Considering the importance of brucellosis for public health, our aim with this study was to conduct a research on Brucella abortus antibodies and to identify risk factors associated with the infection in risk occupational groups in the microregion of Araguaina, Tocantins.
Seroprevalences and 95% confidence intervals follow: bovine-virus-diarrhea virus type 1, 24% (16-32%); bovine-virus-diarrhea type 2, 6% (0-12%), infectious-bovine rhinotracheitis virus, 4% (0-8%); parainfluenza-3 virus, 70% (61-79%); bovine-respiratory syncytial virus, 0%; Brucella abortus, 2% (0-5%); Leptospira spp.
A pesar de ser una zona de alta prevalencia de brucelosis bovina por Brucella abortus, la ausencia de sintomas en la poblacion y los bajos titulos de anticuerpos observados sugieren una escasa exposicion previa al agente.
It is caused by infection with the bacteria Brucella abortus, and is characterised by abortion after the fifth month of pregnancy.
Research on immunizing bison, elk, and other animals in the wild against Brucella abortus, the microbe that causes brucellosis, is essential to agriculture because cattle can get the disease through close contact with infected wildlife.
Accurate typing procedures are critical for eradication and control of disease-causing organisms, but DNA-based techniques are challenging because the various Brucella species and strains have a high degree of genetic homology, as demonstrated by whole-genome comparative analyses of the 3 Brucella genomes sequenced, Brucella melitensis (4), Brucella suis (5), and Brucella abortus (6).