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TAF Prev Med Bull. 2009; 8(6): 485-488


A Study for Brucellosis Seroprevelance in Ağrı

Duran Tok, Ömer Coşkun.

Abstract
AIM: We evaluated retrospectively laboratory test results of 520 patient who has brucellosis suspect between 2002-2004 years.
METHOD: We use to Rose-Bengal test, Wright agglutination test and the other laboratory results and demographic properties for diagnosis.
RESULTS: Rose-Bengal test was positive in 39 patients (11.3 %) sera. Wright agglutination test was found positive for 1/160 or higher titers in 18 (3.4%) sera.
CONCLUSION: Wright agglutination test gave higher positive results in summer and autumn months.

Key words: Ağrı, Brucellosis, Seroprevalence



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