Is Family Screening Necessary in Brucellosis?

Tabak F. , Hakko E., Mete B., Ozaras R. , Mert A., Ozturk R.

INFECTION, cilt.36, ss.575-577, 2008 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 36 Konu: 6
  • Basım Tarihi: 2008
  • Doi Numarası: 10.1007/s15010-008-7022-6
  • Dergi Adı: INFECTION
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.575-577


Brucellosis is an endemic disease in Turkey. Simultaneous infections among family members consuming infected dairy products have been reported. The most frequent signs and symptoms are nonspecific, and most human cases remain unrecognized. We aimed to screen family members of index cases with brucellosis.