Identification and Determination of Antibiotic Susceptibilities of Brucella Strains Isolated from Patients in Van, Turkey by Conventional and Molecular Methods


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Parlak M. , Güdücüoğlu H. , Bayram Y. , CIKMAN A., AYPAK C., KILIC S., ...Daha Fazla

INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES, cilt.10, ss.1406-1411, 2013 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi) identifier identifier identifier

  • Cilt numarası: 10 Konu: 10
  • Basım Tarihi: 2013
  • Doi Numarası: 10.7150/ijms.6565
  • Dergi Adı: INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF MEDICAL SCIENCES
  • Sayfa Sayıları: ss.1406-1411

Özet

Purpose: Brucellosis is a worldwide zoonotic disease and still constitutes a major public health problem. In this study, we aimed to identify biovars of Brucella strains isolated from clinical specimens taken from brucellosis patients from the Eastern Anatolia region as well determine the susceptibility of these isolates to tigecycline and azithromycin, drugs that may serve as alternatives to the conventional drugs used in the therapy.