Published in TB and Outbreaks Week, March 14th, 2006
According to a study from South Korea, "Eleven cases of human brucellosis occurred among livestock workers and a veterinarian who lived and worked in a rural area around Jeongeup City, Jeollabuk-Do, Korea from February 2003 to August 2003.
"Eight of the patients had taken care of Korean native cattle that were infected with bovine brucellosis and had already been slaughtered."
"Two of the patients had taken care of dairy cattle, and one case was a veterinarian who acquired the disease through an accidental contact with infected cattle while assisting in...
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