Mean platelet volume in brucellosis: correlation between brucella standard serum agglutination test results, platelet count, and C-reactive protein

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Okan D. H. , Gokmen Z., Seyit B., Yuksel K., Cevdet Z., Deniz A.

AFRICAN HEALTH SCIENCES, vol.14, no.4, 2014 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Article
  • Volume: 14 Issue: 4
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Doi Number: 10.4314/ahs.v14i4.4
  • Title of Journal : AFRICAN HEALTH SCIENCES


Background: Brucellosis, a zoonotic infection, was most widely diagnosed by the Brucella standard serum agglutination test (SAT). No previous publication has demonstrated a correlation between the degree of Brucella SAT agglutination positivity and the severity of brucellosis infection.