Pulmonary involvement in brucellosis

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Ulug M., Can-Ulug N.

CANADIAN JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES & MEDICAL MICROBIOLOGY, vol.23, no.1, pp.13-15, 2012 (SCI-Expanded) identifier identifier identifier


BACKGROUND: Brucellosis is a zoonotic disease caused by a Gram-negative bacillus of the Brucella genus with multisystem involvement, primarily affecting the reticuloendothelial system, joints, heart and kidneys. Although the disease can be spread by inhalation, pulmonary involvement is rare.