See what questions
a doctor would ask.
Brucellosis can be identified on blood culture: Brucellosis is a zoonotic disease which has diminished in its prevalence. It is caused by gram negative coccobacilli bacteria of the genus Brucella. Due to its non- specific presentation and varied complications in humans the differential diagnosis is vast. Some of the conditions which must be ruled out include salmonellosis, chlamydiosis, camplyobacteriosis, Q fever and many other viral diseases. Definitive diagnosis can only be made when brucellae are recovered from the infected tissues, like blood and bone marrow.
Search Specialists by State and City