Brucellosis

(Undulant, Malta – Mediterranean – or Gibraltar fever) A brucellosis is Brucella sp. caused. The symptoms begin as acute febrile illness with few or no local symptoms and can progress to a chronic stage with fever recurrences, weakness, sweating and unclear severe pain. The diagnosis is made by culture of the organism, mostly from the blood. Optimal treatment usually requires two antibiotics – doxycycline or trimethoprim / sulfamethoxazole plus gentamicin,…

September 3, 2018
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