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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Small, obligate intracellular Gram-negative bacillus
    • Infects mononuclear cells predominantly, plus others.
  • Excreted from feces, urine, and milk of infected animals.
  • Organisms are hardy, can survive in environment as resistant to heat, desiccation, and often disinfectants.

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MICROBIOLOGY

  • Small, obligate intracellular Gram-negative bacillus
    • Infects mononuclear cells predominantly, plus others.
  • Excreted from feces, urine, and milk of infected animals.
  • Organisms are hardy, can survive in environment as resistant to heat, desiccation, and often disinfectants.

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Last updated: June 3, 2017