Brucellosis (Mediterranean Fever)

About- Brucellosis also called Mediterranean fever is a disease caused by a group of bacteria from the genus Brucella that spreads from animals to people mostly via raw meat, unpasteurized milk, cheese, and other dairy products

Symptoms-

 Abdominal pain
 Back pain
 Chills
 Cough
 Fatigue
 Fever
 Headache
 Joint pain
 Loss of appetite
 Muscle pain
 Sweats
 Swollen lymph nodes
 Unintended weight loss
 Weakness

Causes-
Brucellosis is caused by a group of bacteria from the genus Brucella. The bacteria may be spread from animals to people in three main ways:
 Consuming raw dairy products like unpasteurized milk, ice cream, butter and cheeses
 Consume raw meat
 Inhale the bacteria
 Through a cut or other wound from an infected animal’s in the blood, semen or placenta
Specialists to Visit
 Neurologist
 Infectious Disease Doctor

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References-
https://www.mayoclinic.org
https://en.wikipedia.org
https://www.healthline.com
https://www.webmd.com
https://emedicine.medscape.com
https://www.medicinenet.com
https://www.who.int

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