Epidemiology of human brucellosis in a defined area of Northwestern Greece.

  title={Epidemiology of human brucellosis in a defined area of Northwestern Greece.},
  author={I Avdikou and Vassiliki Maipa and Yiannis P Alamanos},
  journal={Epidemiology and infection},
  volume={133 5},
Despite a European co-financial programme for control and eradication of brucellosis in Southern Europe, there is evidence that foci of brucellosis still exists in Greece and other Southern European countries. Human brucellosis cases are probably underreported in these countries. A local surveillance system was implemented in a defined region of Northwestern Greece, in order to record and study all human brucellosis cases, using several sources of retrieval. A total of 152 newly diagnosed cases… CONTINUE READING

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