Prevalence rate of human brucellosis in Yazd, Iran (1993-98)

Hassanpour, G.

Abstract: 

Brucella infections have a world wide distribution, more then 500 000 documented cases are reported annually. In this study 792 patients with brucellosis that referred to the Yazd health services centers were investigated (1993-98). The results were obtained as follows. Frequency distribution of human brucellosis on the basis of year was 114 cases (14.4%) in 1993, 49 (6.2%) in 1994, 69 (8.7%) in 1995, 234 (29.5%) in 1996, 258 (32.6%) in 1997 and 68 (8.6%) in 1998. Frequency distribution of human brucellosis on the basis of age were 0-4 years 17 cases (2.2%), 5-9 years 70 (8.8%), 10-14 years 106 (13.3%), 15-19 years 112 (14.1%), 20-24 years 73 (9.3%), 25-29 years 69 (8.7%), 30-34 years 63 (7.9%), 35-39 years 68 (8.5%), 40-44 years 52 (6.6%), 45-49 years 43 (5.4%), 50-54 years 39 (5.1%) and >55 years 80 (10.1%). Frequency distribution of human brucellosis on the basis of sex was 455 cases (57.4%) men and 337 cases (42.6%) women.
2001

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Full conference title: 

11th European Congress of Clinical Microbiology and Infectious Diseases
    • ECCMID 11th (2001)