In this brief discussion undulant fever is treated as a public health problem in order to bring out a few points concerning the diseases in lower animals from which the human being derives his infection. It is felt that to many medical men more information concerning the manifestations of this disease in domestic animals will be of interest.
Considerable confusion exists over the terminology. Malta fever, undulant fever, brucellosis, brucelliasis, Mediterranean fever, Bang's disease and many other terms are employed. Similarly there has existed among bacteriologists considerable controversy over the classification and relationship of the bacteria present in the lower
SOME PUBLIC HEALTH ASPECTS OF UNDULANT FEVER1. Ann Intern Med. ;11:1973–1978. doi: 10.1059/0003-4819-11-11-1973
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