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- Comerci, Diego J., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Microbial pathogenesis 2014 v.67-68 pp. 8-13
- B-lymphocytes; Brucella melitensis biovar Abortus; Gram-negative bacteria; antibodies; brucellosis; developing countries; immune response; interferon-gamma; interleukin-10; proline; proteins; transforming growth factor beta 1; tumor necrosis factor-alpha; virulence; zoonoses
- ... Brucellosis, a disease caused by the gram-negative bacterium Brucella spp., is a widespread zoonosis that inflicts important animal and human health problems, especially in developing countries. One of the hallmarks of Brucella infection is its capacity to establish a chronic infection, characteristic that depends on a wide repertoire of virulence factors among which are immunomodulatory proteins ...
- Comerci, Diego J., et al. Show all 11 Authors
- Veterinary microbiology 2014 v.172 no.3-4 pp. 455-465
- antibodies; antigens; blood serum; bovine brucellosis; cattle; enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay; glycoproteins; herds; humans; immunoglobulin G; milk; screening; serodiagnosis; vaccination; zoonoses; Argentina
- ... Brucellosis is a highly contagious zoonosis that affects livestock and human beings. Laboratory diagnosis of bovine brucellosis mainly relies on serological diagnosis using serum and/or milk samples. Although there are several serological tests with different diagnostic performance and capacity to differentiate vaccinated from infected animals, there is still no standardized reference antigen for ...