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- 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.