Neonatal brucellosis: A case report

  • Abdul Rahman M. Alnemri College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Adnan Hadid College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Shaik Asfaq Hussain College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Ali M. Somily College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Badr H. Sobaih College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Abdulkarim Alrabiaah College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Awad Alanazi College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Zahid Shakoor College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Sarah AlSubaie College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Naema Meriki College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
  • Abdelmageed M. Kambal College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Keywords: prenatal transmission, neonatal brucellosis, Saudi Arabia

Abstract

Although brucellosis is not uncommon in Saudi Arabia, neonatal brucellosis has been infrequently reported. In this case of neonatal brucellosis, Brucella abortus was isolated by blood culture from both the mother and the neonate. Serology was positive only in the mother.

Author Biographies

Abdul Rahman M. Alnemri, College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases
Adnan Hadid, College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases
Shaik Asfaq Hussain, College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases
Ali M. Somily, College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Professor and Consultant Microbiologist
Badr H. Sobaih, College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases
Abdulkarim Alrabiaah, College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases
Awad Alanazi, College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Department of Internal Medicine, Infectious Diseases
Zahid Shakoor, College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine
Sarah AlSubaie, College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Department of Pediatrics, Infectious Diseases
Naema Meriki, College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology
Abdelmageed M. Kambal, College of Medicine, King Saud University and King Saud University Medical City, Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

Department of Pathology and Laboratory Medicine, Professor and Consultant, Microbiologist

Published
2017-02-28
How to Cite
1.
Alnemri ARM, Hadid A, Hussain SA, Somily AM, Sobaih BH, Alrabiaah A, Alanazi A, Shakoor Z, AlSubaie S, Meriki N, Kambal AM (2017) Neonatal brucellosis: A case report. J Infect Dev Ctries 11:199-202. doi: 10.3855/jidc.8938
Section
Case Reports