|bovine brucellosis||medical dictionary|
A disease in cattle caused by Brucella abortus; in pregnant cows, characterised by abortion late in pregnancy, followed by retained placenta and metritis; in bulls, orchitis and epididymitis may occur; the organism may localise in the udder and thus appear in milk from infected cows.
Synonyms: Bang's disease.
(05 Mar 2000)
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