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Brucellosis in adolescent pregnancy – case report and review of literature

Nuri Peker, Volkan Turan, Mete Ergenoglu, Ozgur Yeniel
Ginekol Pol 2011;82(3).

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Vol 82, No 3 (2011)
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Abstract Brucellosis is a zoonotic disease that can be encountered during pregnancy, especially in endemic areas such as Latin America, Africa, Asia, Mediterranean countries and eastern region of Turkey. We present a case of a 19-year-old pregnant woman of 19-20 weeks gestation diagnosed with brucellosis. Main presentation at admission were hematuria and nausea. Advanced investigations revealed blood culture positive for brucella. Abortion occurred in the course of medical therapy.

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Abstract Brucellosis is a zoonotic disease that can be encountered during pregnancy, especially in endemic areas such as Latin America, Africa, Asia, Mediterranean countries and eastern region of Turkey. We present a case of a 19-year-old pregnant woman of 19-20 weeks gestation diagnosed with brucellosis. Main presentation at admission were hematuria and nausea. Advanced investigations revealed blood culture positive for brucella. Abortion occurred in the course of medical therapy.
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Keywords

Brucellosis, pregnancy, abortion

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Title

Brucellosis in adolescent pregnancy – case report and review of literature

Journal

Ginekologia Polska

Issue

Vol 82, No 3 (2011)

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Ginekol Pol 2011;82(3).

Keywords

Brucellosis
pregnancy
abortion

Authors

Nuri Peker
Volkan Turan
Mete Ergenoglu
Ozgur Yeniel

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