International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)

International Journal of Science and Research (IJSR)
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Case Studies | Medical Microbiology | India | Volume 12 Issue 7, July 2023

A Case of Brucellosis Diagnose on Blood Culture

Dr. Nirali Radadiya

Abstract: Human Brucellosis is a zoonotic disease caused by Brucella species. The disease transmission in humans usually occurs by direct contact with infected animals or by consuming unpasteurized milk or milk products. Bucellosis is an underrated and often neglected re - emerging zoonotic disease in India with significantly poor public health outcomes. Purpose of this case is isolation and identification of brucella and to know the antibiotic sensitivity pattern of brucella and to light an uncommon case of brucellosis infection. A case of brucellosis in 2 year old female child who presented primarily with fever lasting from 4 - 6 weeks and loss of appetite with history of unpasteurized cow milk in gestion since birth. Blood culture was done using BacTALERT3D and the organism isolated was identified using VITEK 2. The organism was identified as Brucella melitensis with excellent identification (99% probability). Brucella IgM antibodies were also detected in serology.

Keywords: brucellosis, brucellamelitensis, brucella, zoonosis

Edition: Volume 12 Issue 7, July 2023,

Pages: 198 - 199

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