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Pneumonic presentation of brucellosis.
MedLine Citation:
PMID:  15684451     Owner:  NLM     Status:  MEDLINE    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Brucellosis is a rare disease in children. Lung involvement is an uncommon presentation of brucellosis. The authors are presenting a child with brucellosis, who presented with predominant pulmonary involvement. It was an eight-year-old child who was referred to us a case of non-resolving pneumonia. Brucella agglutination test was suggestive of brucellosis. He responded to the combination of doxycycline and rifampicin.
Authors:
Meenu Singh; Manju Salaria; Lata Kumar
Publication Detail:
Type:  Case Reports; Journal Article    
Journal Detail:
Title:  Indian journal of pediatrics     Volume:  72     ISSN:  0973-7693     ISO Abbreviation:  Indian J Pediatr     Publication Date:  2005 Jan 
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2005-02-01     Completed Date:  2006-05-23     Revised Date:  2009-07-15    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  0417442     Medline TA:  Indian J Pediatr     Country:  India    
Other Details:
Languages:  eng     Pagination:  65-6     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Advanced Pediatric Center, Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences and Research, Chandigarh, India.
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MeSH Terms
Descriptor/Qualifier:
Agglutination Tests
Brucellosis / complications*,  diagnosis,  drug therapy
Child
Humans
Male
Pneumonia / drug therapy,  microbiology*

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