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Brucellosis: imported and laboratory-acquired cases, and an overview of treatment trials.

Abstract:

Following the successful eradication of Brucella abortus infection in cattle, human brucellosis in England and Wales has become an uncommon imported disease. Culture of the organism presents a major laboratory hazard, and difficulties in identification may occur using a biochemical test-strip method. An overview of recent treatment trials of brucellosis indicates that regimens combining streptomycin and doxycycline are associated with a higher success rate (judged by the frequency of treatmen...

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Brindle, R More by this author
Sockett, PN More by this author
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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Clinical Medicine, Experimental Medicine Division, Biomedical Research Centre
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Journal:
Transactions of the Royal Society of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume:
87
Issue:
2
Pages:
138-141
Publication date:
1993
DOI:
EISSN:
1878-3503
ISSN:
0035-9203
URN:
uuid:68bfd327-c72b-400e-b989-c2a5918a1858
Source identifiers:
5694
Local pid:
pubs:5694

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