First Case of Human Brucella canis Infection in the Netherlands

Eva Kolwijck*, Suzanne P.J. Lutgens, Vanessa X.N. Visser, Marian J. Appeldoorn, van, H.J. Graham, A.P. Koets, Michelle M.W.P. Schrauwen, Frans A.G. Reubsaet, E.M. Broens, Laetitia M. Kortbeek

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A patient was diagnosed with Brucella canis following exposure to infected dogs in her breeding facility. Transboundary spread of B. canis through (illegal) import of infected dogs to non-endemic countries in Europe suggest that B. canis infection should be considered in European patients with occupational exposure to dogs.
Original languageEnglish
Article numberciac425
Pages (from-to)2250-2252
JournalClinical infectious diseases
Issue number12
Early online date2 Jun 2022
Publication statusPublished - 19 Dec 2022


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