Brucellosis mimicking enteric fever

  • Ayşe Erbay Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara
  • Hürrem Bodur Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara
  • Esragül Akıncı Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara
  • Aliye Baştuğ Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara
  • Mustafa Aydın Çevik Department of Infectious Diseases and Clinical Microbiology, Ankara Numune Education and Research Hospital, Ankara
Keywords: Medical Research

Abstract

Brucellosis is a systemic infection with multiple presentations. Despite its oral transmission and gastrointestinal pathogenesis, systemic symptoms are usually more prominent than gastrointestinal complaints. We report a patient with enteric fever caused by Brucella melitensis.
Published
2009-04-01
How to Cite
1.
Erbay A, Bodur H, Akıncı E, Baştuğ A, Çevik MA (2009) Brucellosis mimicking enteric fever. J Infect Dev Ctries 3:239-240. doi: 10.3855/jidc.43
Section
Case Reports