Seroprevalence of Brucellosis among Patients Attending a Teaching Hospital in Southern Saudi Arabia
作者: Shafqat QamerMohammed Sarosh KhanMadiha Sattar AnsariSana M KamalSalahuddin Khan
作者单位: 1Department of Microbiology, College Of Medicine, Prince Sattam Bin Abdul Aziz University, Alkharj 11942, Saudi Arabia.
2 Department of Infection control, Civil Hospital Karachi, Pakistan
3 Department of Medicine and Infectious disease, Prince Sattam Bin Abdul Aziz University, Alkharj 11942, Saudi Arabia
4 Department of Biochemistry, College Of Medicine, Al Imam Mohammed Ibn Saud Islamic University, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
刊名: Journal of Advanced Biotechnology and Experimental Therapeutics, 2020, Vol.3 (1), pp.70-76
来源数据库: Bangladesh Society for Microbiology, Immunology, and Advanced Biotechnology
DOI: 10.5455/jabet.2020.d109
关键词: Human BrucellosisRisk factorsAlkharjSaudi Arabia
原始语种摘要: Human brucellosis, also termed as Malta fever or Mediterranean fever, is prevalent globally having heavy repercussions in the form of reproductive losses and infertility, arthritis, mastitis, and severe pathologic lesions. This research aimed to analyze the seroprevalence of brucellosis in Alkharj region of Saudi Arabia and identify significant risk factors and their impact on prevalence of brucellosis in patients of the region. This research was however confined to investigating the seroprevalence of human brucellosis in such patients that complained prolonged fever. The study used a cross-sectional survey method to identify patients complaining Pyrexia of Unknown Origin (PUO) with tested and proven presence of clinical characteristics of brucellosis. The results confirmed Brucellosis in...
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  • brucellosis 布鲁菌病
  • proven 证明
  • among 在当中
  • sensitize 敏化
  • exercise 练习
  • community 群落
  • region 地域
  • consumption 消耗
  • serological 血清学的
  • introducing 引进