Prevalence of Brucella antibodies after acute brucellosis.

  title={Prevalence of Brucella antibodies after acute brucellosis.},
  author={Maha A. Almuneef and Ziad Ahmed Memish},
  journal={Journal of chemotherapy},
  volume={15 2},
Diagnosis of brucellosis is made by a demonstration of high brucella agglutination titer using the Standard Tube Agglutination Test (SAT) in the presence of compatible clinical symptoms. In an endemic area like Saudi Arabia, persistence of brucella antibodies after recovery from acute brucellosis is not uncommon. The aim of this study was to monitor brucella antibody titers after successful treatment and clinical cure, and identify factors influencing their persistence. Patients clinically… CONTINUE READING

From This Paper

Topics from this paper.


Publications citing this paper.
Showing 1-10 of 13 extracted citations

A novel multi-epitope recombined protein for diagnosis of human brucellosis

Dehui Yin, Li Li, +13 authors Kun Xu
BMC infectious diseases • 2016
View 10 Excerpts
Highly Influenced

Brucellosis : Zoonotic Importance , Prevention And Control

Yewubnesh Asnake, Askale Abrhaley, Fufa Abuna
View 1 Excerpt

Brucellosis in children in Bosnia and Herzegovina in the period 2000 - 2013.

Medicinski glasnik : official publication of the Medical Association of Zenica-Doboj Canton, Bosnia and Herzegovina • 2015
View 3 Excerpts

Similar Papers

Loading similar papers…