Ljiljana Krteva

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AIM To describe the frequency, types, clinical characteristics, diagnostic tools, and outcome of osteoarticular brucellosis. METHODS The study was carried out at the Hospital for Infectious Diseases in Skopje between January 1998 and December 2002. Three hundred and thirty one consecutive patients with brucellosis were enrolled and prospectively assessed(More)
AIM To present our 10-year clinical experience with brucellosis patients at the University Clinic for Infectious Diseases and Febrile Conditions in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia. METHODS A total of 550 patients with brucellosis treated between 1998 and 2007 were retrospectively assessed for their demographic, epidemiological, and clinical characteristics(More)
OBJECTIVE The aim of this study was to describe some demographic, clinical and laboratory characteristics, and to evaluate the outcome, in patients with brucellosis in an endemic area in the Balkan Peninsula, and to reveal the differences between patients with and without occupational exposure. METHODS The study was carried out at the Clinic for(More)
Prospectively were studied clinical characteristics, diagnostic tools and outcome in 33 patients with hip arthritis during brucellosis that were treated at the clinic for infectious diseases in Skopje, Republic of Macedonia (FYROM). Thirty-six hip involvements were noted. The patient's age was mean (SD) 23.7 (19.9) years, 18 were male. Twenty-one of them(More)
OBJECTIVE To describe the main epidemiological, clinical, and laboratory features, treatment options and outcome in children with brucellosis. METHODS Retrospectively evaluated data were obtained from 317 pediatric patients with brucellosis that were treated at the University Clinic for Infectious Diseases and Febrile Conditions in Skopje, during the(More)
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