Human brucellosis in Dhofar, Sultanate of Oman

M. A. Idris, M. Maiwald, K. N. El-Mauly, A. Ruppel

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Abstract

Sera were collected, mostly from school children, in six localities of the southern region of the Sultanate of Oman. Macro and micro-agglutination tests were used to indicate positive Brucella serology. Four of the 525 sera tested had titres of at least 1:200, which were considered positive, and two had borderline values. The freqency of serologically positive sera in the six localities ranged between zero and 2%. No relevant difference was observed between titres using antigen of B. abortus or B. melitensis.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)46-50
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene
Volume96
Issue number1
Publication statusPublished - 1993

Keywords

  • Brucella
  • Humans
  • Oman
  • Serology

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Parasitology
  • Infectious Diseases

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    Idris, M. A., Maiwald, M., El-Mauly, K. N., & Ruppel, A. (1993). Human brucellosis in Dhofar, Sultanate of Oman. Journal of Tropical Medicine and Hygiene, 96(1), 46-50.