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Iran J Med Microbiol 2018, 12(1): 1-5 Back to browse issues page
The Challenges in Diagnosis of Brucellosis Serological Tests and Available Approaches
Massoud Hajia
Professor of Medical Microbiology Health Reference Laboratory, Ministry of Health and Higher Education, Tehran, Iran , masoudhajia@yahoo.com
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Brucellelosis has been almost eradicated in developed countries while in under developed areas from Mediterranean regions to Arabic countries and even in Indian subcontinental can cause serious health problems. This point can be found out easily in released reports. It is over a century that various serological methods have been introduced and applied for diagnosis of brucella infection, but all were not able to provide satisfactory results. Therefore, clinicians treat the patients with various unspecific treatment protocols based on clinical signs and symptoms, consequently causing treatment failure or possible relapse later on. This article aimed to have short survey on serological diagnosis of brucellosis and proposed an approach at present situation of brucellosis diagnostic specifically for local laboratories.
Keywords: Brucellosis, Diagnosis, Tube Agglutination Test
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Type of Study: Review | Subject: Zoonoses Research
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