Query: NC_015857:963570 Brucella pinnipedialis B2/94 chromosome chromosome 1, complete Lineage: Brucella pinnipedialis; Brucella; Brucellaceae; Rhizobiales; Proteobacteria; Bacteria General Information: Brucella pinnipedialis has been isolated from seals, porpoises and other marine mammals. This organism can be isolated from skin, blood, spleen and lymph nodes although the pathogenesis of this organism has yet to be determined.
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General Information: This organism is a swine-specific Brucella. It causes infectious abortions in animals and a systemic, febrile (feverish) illness in humans. Human infection usually occurs by accidental contact with infected animals or by ingestion of contaminated food. Brucella suis is considered a potential bioterrorism agent and was the first pathogenic organism to be weaponized by the U.S. Military.