Brucellosis: an unusual diagnosis for a seronegative patient with abscesses, osteomyelitis, and ulcerative colitis.

@article{Potasman1991BrucellosisAU,
  title={Brucellosis: an unusual diagnosis for a seronegative patient with abscesses, osteomyelitis, and ulcerative colitis.},
  author={Israel Potasman and Leah Even and Menachem Banai and Edward Cohen and Denisse Angel and Morris Jaffe},
  journal={Reviews of infectious diseases},
  year={1991},
  volume={13 6},
  pages={
          1039-42
        }
}
A 16-year-old girl developed multiple subcutaneous abscesses, osteomyelitis, and severe colitis. On the patient's second admission, a single blood culture--and, subsequently, a specimen of pus--yielded Brucella melitensis biovar 1. A second set of serologic tests, including the rose bengal test, the standard tube agglutination test, the CF test, and Coombs' test, were all negative for Brucella on the patient's second admission and 1 month later. However, a lymphocyte proliferation assay with… CONTINUE READING
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