Childhood brucellosis in north-western Greece: A retrospective analysis

  title={Childhood brucellosis in north-western Greece: A retrospective analysis},
  author={Emmanuel Galanakis and Konstantinos L. Bourantas and S. Leveidiotou and Petros Lapatsanis},
  journal={European Journal of Pediatrics},
Fifty-two cases of childhood brucellosis which occurred in north-western Greece during the 15-year period 1979–1993, are reviewed. It is believed that they represent very closely the total incidence of the disease in the region which has a population of 100,000 children aged 0–14 years old. Brucellosis-affected children were almost exclusively from goat-or shepherd families and of both sexes and all age groups. A broad spectrum of clinical manifestations ranging from malaise only to brain… CONTINUE READING
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