First report of probable neurobrucellosis in Australia

Munckhof, Wendy J., Jennison, Amy V., Bates, John R. and Gassiep, Ian (2013) First report of probable neurobrucellosis in Australia. Medical Journal of Australia, 199 6: 423-425. doi:10.5694/mja12.11561

Author Munckhof, Wendy J.
Jennison, Amy V.
Bates, John R.
Gassiep, Ian
Title First report of probable neurobrucellosis in Australia
Journal name Medical Journal of Australia   Check publisher's open access policy
ISSN 0025-729X
Publication date 2013-09
Sub-type Article (original research)
DOI 10.5694/mja12.11561
Open Access Status
Volume 199
Issue 6
Start page 423
End page 425
Total pages 3
Place of publication Strawberry Hill, NSW, Australia
Publisher Australasian Medical Publishing Company
Collection year 2014
Language eng
Abstract We report the first known Australian case of probable neurobrucellosis, in a young feral-pig shooter who presented with episodic left-sided visual loss and left-sided numbness and headache. Treatment with intravenous ceftriaxone and oral rifampicin, doxycycline and trimethoprim–sulfamethoxazole resulted in a good clinical response.
Keyword Brucella-Melitensis
Q-Index Code CX
Q-Index Status Confirmed Code
Institutional Status Non-UQ

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