Maltese fever, brucellosis or brucellosis is an animal disease that affects many animals and may then spread to humans in many ways.
It is an organic bacteria that affects many animals such as pimps, cows, goats, llamas, dogs and pigs, resulting in so-called gastrointestinal abortive disease, epidermal pertussis and gonorrhea. The brucellosis is tolerated by external climatic conditions and therefore can live in water and soil for three months, Months but the Brucella germ does not tolerate high temperatures.
Maltese fever is one of the most endemic diseases in Saudi Arabia and has an incidence of 20-100 cases per 100,000 people annually.
Maltese fever is essentially an animal disease but a person may become infected if the bacteria pass through different ways as follows:
Maltese fever has some complications that may be serious, including:
Maltese disease complications