Brucellosis is the most commonly reported laboratory-associated bacterial infection. Learn about laboratory activities that may put people at risk of exposure or infection.
Learn how to reduce the risk of exposure and other strategies for safely working with Brucella in a laboratory setting.
Some exposures may be high or low risk for infection. Learn how to distinguish the type of risk and the appropriate response procedures.
Submissions for Brucella species are handled by CDC’s Zoonoses and Select Agent Laboratory (ZSAL) in the Bacterial Special Pathogens Branch (BSPB). Learn how to submit a specimen for Brucella testing.