|Title:||Epidemiology and risk factors of brucellosis in Alexandria governorate|
Abdel Hafez, A.M.
Aboul Fetouh, A.M.
El Ghazali, S.M.S.
|Abstract:||This study aimed to describe the trend and to identify possible risk factors for brucellosis in Alexandria in northern Egypt. We enrolled 72 confirmed cases of brucellosis and 144 age-matched controls in this study. Participants were interviewed at home using a structured questionnaire. Working with animals, breeding goats and eating ice cream bought from street vendors were significantly associated [P < 0.05] with brucellosis by univariate and multivariate analysis. Contact with infected animals and their products was the most important method of transmission|
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