Acute brucellosis in Saudi families: relationship between brucella serology and clinical symptoms.

@article{Alsubaie2005AcuteBI,
  title={Acute brucellosis in Saudi families: relationship between brucella serology and clinical symptoms.},
  author={Sara Abdulaziz Alsubaie and Maha A. Almuneef and Mohammed Alshaalan and Hanan H Balkhy and Essam Albanyan and Sulaiman Alola and Badria Alotaibi and Ziad Ahmed Memish},
  journal={International journal of infectious diseases : IJID : official publication of the International Society for Infectious Diseases},
  year={2005},
  volume={9 4},
  pages={218-24}
}
OBJECTIVE To determine if screening family members of patients with acute brucellosis will enhance the detection rate of brucellosis and also to determine the relationship between symptoms and brucella serology. MATERIALS AND METHODS Family members from patients with acute brucellosis were interviewed and serologically screened. All seropositive family members were clinically and serologically followed for six months. RESULTS Twenty-five acute brucellosis patients and their 178 family… CONTINUE READING

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