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Summary: Brucellosis is an infection you can catch from unpasteurised milk and cheese. It's extremely rare in the UK. How you catch brucellosis It's mainly caught by: drinking milk that has not been pasteurised (heat-treated to kill bacteria) eating dairy products, like cheese and ice cream, made from unpasteurised milk You can also catch it from eating raw or undercooked meat, or from contact with bodily fluids of farm animals such as cows, goats, sheep and pigs. But this is rare. It's very rare to catch brucellosis from other people.
Language: English
Format: Online Resource
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Publisher: the NHS website

Last updated: 14/11/2018