Illness caused by the brucella bacteria, which is transmitted to humans from animals. Characterized by fever, severe sweating, anxiety, generalized aching and abscesses in the bones, spleen, liver, kidney or brain. With treatment, it is rarely fatal, although complications can cause permanent disability.
undulating fever, a disease transmitted from animals to humans through contaminated, unpasteurized milk products. Symptoms include fatigue, chills, joint pains, and a fever that ungulates between normal and 104oF.