A rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) model of aerosol-exposure brucellosis (Brucella suis): pathology and diagnostic implications

@inproceedings{Yingst2010ARM,
  title={A rhesus macaque (Macaca mulatta) model of aerosol-exposure brucellosis (Brucella suis): pathology and diagnostic implications},
  author={Samuel L. Yingst and Louis Huzella and Lara Chuvala and Mark J. Wolcott},
  booktitle={Journal of medical microbiology},
  year={2010}
}
The US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention lists Brucella as a potential bioterrorism threat requiring enhanced diagnostic capacity and surveillance (http://emergency.cdc.gov/bioterrorism/). Successful treatment and management of patients after exposure to biological threat agents depends on accurate and timely diagnosis, but many biothreat agents present with similar, vague clinical signs--commonly referred to as 'flu-like illness'. Diagnosis of brucellosis is notoriously challenging… CONTINUE READING
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