Human brucellosis in a nonendemic country: a report from Germany, 2002 and 2003

@article{Dahouk2005HumanBI,
  title={Human brucellosis in a nonendemic country: a report from Germany, 2002 and 2003},
  author={Sascha Al Dahouk and Karsten Noeckler and Andreas Hensel and Herbert Tomaso and Holger Christian Scholz and Ralf Matthias Hagen and Heinrich Neubauer},
  journal={European Journal of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases},
  year={2005},
  volume={24},
  pages={450-456}
}
Human brucellosis has become a rare disease in Germany since the eradication of bovine and ovine/caprine brucellosis in this country. Therefore, most physicians are unfamiliar with the illnesses clinical presentation, diagnostic tools, and therapeutic strategies. This retrospective study was carried out to evaluate the epidemiological, clinical, and laboratory features of human brucellosis in Germany in the years 2002 and 2003. Thirty-one bacterial isolates from 30 patients sent to the German… CONTINUE READING
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