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Volume 48, Number 4, August 2015

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


Tamer Yoldas, Hasan Tezer, Aslinur Ozkaya-Parlakay, Tulin Revide Sayli


Received: August 21, 2013    Revised: January 27, 2014    Accepted: April 25, 2014   

 

Background and purpose: 

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. 



 

Key words:

brucellosis, children, treatment