Outcomes of treatment in 50 cases with spinal brucellosis in Babol, Northern Iran.

INTRODUCTION Duration of treatment for brucellar spondylitis in endemic regions is controversial. This study describes the outcome of treatment in 50 cases of brucellar spondylitis in Iran. METHODOLOGY From April 2001 to September 2010, we treated 20, 13, 11 and 6 cases with doxycycline plus rifampin (DR), streptomycin plus doxycycline plus rifampin (SDR… (More)