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Question :
Posted On : 09 Sep 2021
How common is brucellosis in India and what are its common manifestations?
Expert Answer :
Brucellosis is not a common disorder in India, it`s not rare also. It is one of the DD for prolonged pyrexia. We see 2 to 3 cases per year of Brucellosis.
Common manifestations are Prolonged fever, Anemia, Splenomegaly. mild jaundice. It is a multisystem disease and so you may get symptoms depending on the systems involved.
Answer Discussion :
Farha Hasan
0.8% to 26 %, fever,lethargy, myalgia
2 years ago

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