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Brucella A genus of bacteria not assigned to a taxonomic family. The cells are ovoid or shortly rod-shaped, and are Gram-negative. They are chemo-organotrophic, and can grow only in the presence of air. There are several species, found as parasites and pathogens in a range of mammalian hosts. B. abortus can cause abortion in cattle and can also infect humans.
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