Serological responses to brucellosis in HIV-seropositive patients.

  title={Serological responses to brucellosis in HIV-seropositive patients.},
  author={John Paul and C. Gilks and Bill Batchelor and Josephine C Ojoo and Mohammad Amir and J B Selkon},
  journal={Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene},
  volume={89 2},
Serial sera from 2 patients infected with the human immunodeficiency virus (HIV) type 1 attending a clinic in Nairobi, Kenya, and with blood cultures yielding Brucella melitensis, were tested by enzyme-linked immunosorbent assay for their serological response (Brucella-specific immunoglobulin (Ig) M and IgG) to Brucella infection. Antibody responses were comparable to those of immunocompetent individuals, one patient showing serology typical of acute brucellosis, the other of chronic… CONTINUE READING
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