Clinical manifestations and laboratory findings of 496 children with brucellosis in Van, Turkey

Parlak M., AKBAYRAM S., Dogan M., Tuncer O., Bayram Y., CEYLAN N., ...More

PEDIATRICS INTERNATIONAL, vol.57, no.4, pp.586-589, 2015 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 57 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2015
  • Doi Number: 10.1111/ped.12598
  • Journal Indexes: Science Citation Index Expanded (SCI-EXPANDED), Scopus
  • Page Numbers: pp.586-589
  • Keywords: brucellosis, children, clinical manifestation, laboratory finding, Turkey, MEAN PLATELET VOLUME, CHILDHOOD BRUCELLOSIS, COMPLICATIONS
  • Van Yüzüncü Yıl University Affiliated: Yes


BackgroundBrucellosis is the most common zoonotic disease worldwide and remains an important human disease especially in developing countries. The aim of the present study was to evaluate clinical manifestations and laboratory findings of childhood brucellosis in Van province of Eastern Turkey. To our knowledge, this is the largest series of childhood brucellosis reported in the literature.