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Abstract

Introduction:

The bacterium subsp. is known as a pathogen in goats. There have been no reports on a zoonotic potential so far.

Case presentation:

A case of septicaemia and meningoencephalitis in a 62-year-old patient has been associated with infection by subsp. . No other infectious agent could be detected.

Conclusion:

Although it was impossible to identify the source of infection, coincidental contact with small ruminants or consumption of food products from goats during a tourist trip may have played a role.

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