What is brucellosis?
A person with brucellosis has an infection that is caused by the Brucella bacteria. Brucellosis can affect almost any organ system in the body. Brucella bacteria are carried by domestic animals. Because of animal screening and vaccination programs, there are only about 100 cases of brucellosis reported each year in the US.
What are the symptoms of brucellosis?
Symptoms of brucellosis include fever, excessive sweating, headache, joint pain, muscle aches, and weakness or fatigue.
How does the doctor treat brucellosis?
Treatment for brucellosis includes antibiotics and nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory medications for fever and pain control.
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