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__Armaghane Danesh__ 2007, 11(4): 89-96 Back to browse issues page
Seroepidemiological Study of Brucellosis in High Risk Groups in Boyerahmad 1384
AM Khosravani 1, E Afshoon, B Yazdanpanah
1- , khosravani@yums.ac.ir
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ABSTRACT: Introduction & Objective: Brucellosis is a zoonotic disease that may have a major public health and economic impact in most countries. The disease appears as a Malt fever in humans and abortion in animals. This study was designed to determine the serologic titer of Brucella in high risk and non high risk people in Boyerahmad. Materials & Methods: A retrospective seroepidemiological study was performed on samples collected from 604 high risk and non high risk people using Rose Bengol test, tube standard test as a rapid test and 2 mercaptoethanol (2ME) and comb's wright as a confirmatory test. The data collected were analyzed by X2 test via SPSS. Results: Seroprevalence of Brucellosis in high risk people appeared to be high in the Rose Bengal and tube standard test (TST) 6.62 at titer ≥1/40 whereas for non high risk it was 0%. Confirmation test in high risk people was shown with 2ME in four people. Conclusion: Brucellosis is a major cause of disease in high risk people which can be due to direct or indirect contact with diary products of the related animals.
Keywords: KEYWORDS:Brucellosis, Seroepidemiology, High risk groups
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Type of Study: Research | Subject: Special
Received: 2015/06/2 | Accepted: 2015/06/2 | Published: 2015/06/2
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Khosravani A, Afshoon E, Yazdanpanah B. Seroepidemiological Study of Brucellosis in High Risk Groups in Boyerahmad 1384. Armaghane danesh. 2007; 11 (4) :89-96
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