Overview

Brucellosis is caused by a group of bacteria from the genus Brucella. These bacteria can infect both humans and animals. Brucellosis is often spread through ingesting infected food, such as raw meat and unpasteurized milk. It can also spread throu[read article]

Tests for Brucellosis

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A physical examination is a routine test your doctor performs to check your overall health. It is also known as a wellness check. A physical examination helps your ...  More
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Brucella Species Culture
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Serology is the science dealing with blood serum and especially their immunological reactions and properties. Blood sent for serology means the serum will be tested...  More
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Serology is the science dealing with blood serum and especially their immunological reactions and properties. Blood sent for serology means the serum will be tested...  More
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Serology is the science dealing with blood serum and especially their immunological reactions and properties. Blood sent for serology means the serum will be tested...  More
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Immunoglobulin G (IgG) Serum Test
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A bone marrow culture is a laboratory test done to learn if there is an infection in the soft tissue of your bones. Bone marrow is the tissue inside your bones. It ...  More
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A red blood cell count is a blood test that your doctor uses to find out how many red blood cells (RBCs) you have in your blood. It is also called an erythrocyte co...  More
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Febrile (warm) and cold agglutinins are antibodies. Antibodies are proteins produced by the immune system to combat infection. They cause red blood cells to clump t...  More
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A blood culture is a fairly routine test that checks for bacteria, yeast, and other microorganisms in the blood. The test is relatively simple for the patient and i...  More
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A cranial CT scan of the head is a diagnostic tool used to create detailed pictures of the skull, brain, paranasal sinuses, and eye sockets. CT stands for computed ...  More
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Magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) of the head is a painless, noninvasive test that produces detailed images of your brain and brain stem. The test is carried out wit...  More
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A biopsy of the liver is a medical procedure in which a small amount of liver tissue is surgically removed so it can be tested in a laboratory. Liver biopsies are u...  More
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The central nervous system (CNS) consists of the brain and spinal cord. Cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) is a clear, colorless liquid that surrounds and protects the CNS. ...  More
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Surgical Procedures for Brucellosis

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Heart Valve Replacement
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Prescribed Medications for Brucellosis

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DOXYCYCLINE (dox i SYE kleen) is a tetracycline antibiotic. It kills certain bacteria or stops their growth. It is used to treat many kinds of infections, like dent...  More
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TETRACYCLINE (tet ra SYE kleen) is a tetracycline antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other v...  More
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STREPTOMYCIN (strep toe MYE sin) is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or oth...  More
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CIPROFLOXACIN (sip roe FLOX a sin) is a quinolone antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other v...  More
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RIFAMPIN (RIF am pin) is an antibiotic. It is used to treat or prevent certain kinds of bacterial infections. It is used to treat or prevent tuberculosis (TB). It w...  More
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GENTAMICIN (jen ta MYE sin) is an aminoglycoside antibiotic. It is used to treat certain kinds of bacterial infections. It will not work for colds, flu, or other vi...  More
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SULFAMETHOXAZOLE; TRIMETHOPRIM or SMX-TMP (suhl fuh meth OK suh zohl; trye METH oh prim) is a combination of a sulfonamide antibiotic and a second antibiotic, trime...  More
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Self Care for Brucellosis

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Bed Rest
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