Unusual presentation of brucellosis: afebrile, culture positive brucellosis and culture positive, seronegative brucellosis

Avijgan, Majid. and Hafizi, Masoud. and Salemi, Ardeshir. and Izadi Dehkordi, Shams Al-sadat. (2009) Unusual presentation of brucellosis: afebrile, culture positive brucellosis and culture positive, seronegative brucellosis. Asian Pacific Journal of Tropical Medicine, 2 (6).

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Abstract

To investigate the unusual presentation of brucellosis. Methods: This prospective study was carried out on 46 patients suspected to brucellosis. The diagnosis was made with isolation of brucella species by Bone Marrow culture. Results: Among 40 culture positive patients, there were two unusual presentations of brucellosis; Afebrile culture positive and culture positive seronegative brucellosis. Conclusion: Some brucellosis patients would not match with criteria for diagnosis of brucellosis. Although it is needed to have positive serology or …

Item Type: Article
Subjects: WC Communicable Diseases > Infection.Bacterial Infections
Divisions: Faculty of Medicine > Department of Clinical Sciences > Department of Infectious Diseases
Depositing User: zahra bagheri .
Date Deposited: 25 Nov 2017 08:53
Last Modified: 25 Feb 2018 07:31
URI: http://eprints.skums.ac.ir/id/eprint/6416

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