Brucellosis: The Current Situation in Iran and Neighboring Countries

Author(s): Amir Sohrabi, Masoud Hajia*

Journal Name: Infectious Disorders - Drug Targets
Formerly Current Drug Targets - Infectious Disorders

Volume 20 , Issue 5 , 2020

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It is frequently discussed that Brucella spp is an endemic infection in Iran and the Middle Eastern countries. The average incidence of brucellosis rate has been increasing and the zoonotic infections like brucellosis are being easily transmitted in these lands through the trafficking of livestock and chattels. A survey has been conducted to evaluate the pitfalls surrounding the diagnostic and clinical exposures of brucellosis in developing and undeveloped countries.

Keywords: Brucellosis, laboratory, diagnosis, Asia, Brucella spp, zoonotic infections.

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Year: 2020
Published on: 09 December, 2020
Page: [763 - 764]
Pages: 2
DOI: 10.2174/1871526519666190923163010
Price: $65

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