Clinical and laboratory findings of 97 pediatric brucellosis patients in central Turkey


Yoldas T., TEZER H., Ozkaya-Parlakay A., Sayli T. R.

JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY IMMUNOLOGY AND INFECTION, vol.48, no.4, pp.446-449, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 48 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1016/j.jmii.2014.04.016
  • Journal Name: JOURNAL OF MICROBIOLOGY IMMUNOLOGY AND INFECTION
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.446-449
  • Keywords: brucellosis, children, treatment, CHILDHOOD BRUCELLOSIS, RETROSPECTIVE EVALUATION, COMPLICATIONS, NEUROBRUCELLOSIS, MANIFESTATIONS, FEATURES
  • Gazi University Affiliated: Yes

Abstract

Brucellosis is a disease transmitted to humans by consumption of unpasteurized animal milk, or through direct contact with infected animals. The aim of this study was to evaluate clinical, laboratory findings of pediatric patients with brucellosis. Data of 97 patients diagnosed with brucellosis between January 2000 and December 2010 were evaluated retrospectively. Copyright (C) 2014, Taiwan Society of Microbiology. Published by Elsevier Taiwan LLC. All rights reserved.