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Biosafety cabinet used in handling Brucella

BSL III cabinet

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Media for Brucella

Blood agar
Chocolate agar

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Microscopic appearance of Brucella

Small gram-negative coccobacilli

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Incubation period for growth of Brucella

7-10 days

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When can automated blood culture systems detect Brucella?

In 2 weeks

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Specimens for Brucella diagnosis

Blood
Bone marrow
Tissue

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Specimens for Brucella diagnosis transported using an Isolator

Blood
Bone marrow

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Transport media used for blood and bone marrow specimens for Brucella diagnosis

Isolator

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Oxidase reaction of Brucella

Oxidase positive

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Catalase reaction of Brucella

Catalase positive

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Diseases caused by Brucella

Undulant fever
Mediterranean fever
Malta fever