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Brucellosis

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Fact sheet - Health conditions directory

Brucellosis is an illness caused by infection with a type of bacteria (Brucella) that is spread to humans from infected animals including feral pigs, dogs, cattle, goats, sheep and camels. It occurs worldwide but is uncommon in Australia.

Public health management guidelines

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Pathology laboratories

Notification resources

Enhanced surveillance for public health units

  • Case report form (PDF, 190kB) - used by public health units to collect and manage more detailed information for enhanced case surveillance.

Epidemiological data and reports


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Communicable diseases contacts

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Fax: +61 7 3328 9782
Email: communicable diseases team
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Last updated: 3/02/2016 2:56:46 PM