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Ralph Maughan wrote:
> Ralph Maughan wrote:
> > We've been discussing and arguing about Yellowstone bison,
> > transmission of the disease to humans and lots of other things for a
> > month now on a number of usenet groups.
> > This is an expanded crosspost to try and get some information on the
> > following?
> > 1. How many cases of human brucellosis -- undulant fever -- are there
> > in the United States nowdays?
> > 2. How does a human acquire undulant fever? Does it require contact
> > with an infected cow or bison's bodily fluids, or can one get it
> > handling raw meat? Especially, is the selling of Yellowstone
> > bison meat (some of which is infected with brucellosis) safe?
> > We ask because it is being sold all over the United States.
> > 3. What is the severity of undulant fever?
> > 4. What is its treatment?
> > 5. What is the success rate and the problems associated with
> > immunization of cattle, elk, and bison?
> > If folks on some of the sci.med hierarchy can help us out,
> > it would be much appreciated.
>> Please (second request), could we get a little help on this?
>> It seems that every person and policy-maker has a different
> view on brucellosis, but we haven't heard from anyone with
> medical training.
>> Ralph Maughan