What are the risk factors for developing brucellosis (Brucella meningitis)?

Updated: Jul 16, 2019
  • Author: Rodrigo Hasbun, MD, MPH; Chief Editor: Michael Stuart Bronze, MD  more...
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Persons at risk for brucellosis include individuals who had contact with infected animals or their products (eg, through intake of unpasteurized milk products). Veterinarians, abattoir workers, and laboratory workers dealing with these animals are also at risk.


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