Association of Acute Hepatitis a and Brucellosis in Two Cases
American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine
Volume 2, Issue 1, January 2014, Pages: 1-3
Received: Nov. 30, 2013; Published: Dec. 30, 2013
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Authors
Mehmet Selçuk Bektaş, Lokman Hekim Van Hospital, Van, Turkey; Department of Pediatrics, Yuzuncu Yil University Faculty of Medicine, Van, Turkey
Fesih Aktar, Diyarbakir Obstetrics and Children Hospital, Diyarbakir, Turkey; Department of Pediatrics, Yuzuncu Yil University Faculty of Medicine, Van, Turkey
Avni Kaya, Department of Pediatrics, Yuzuncu Yil University Faculty of Medicine, Van, Turkey
Hayrettin Temel, Department of Pediatrics, Yuzuncu Yil University Faculty of Medicine, Van, Turkey; Gebze Fatih State Hospital, Kocaeli, Turkey
Muhammed Akıl, Department of Pediatrics, Yuzuncu Yil University Faculty of Medicine, Van, Turkey; Siverek State Hospital, Sanliurfa, Turkey
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Abstract
Several damage rate occurs in liver during acute infections according to the infection agent. The exposure of the patient to two different infection causes at the same time is another situation complicating the diagnosis of infectious diseases. Hepatitis A virus and brucella are two factors that are observed from the childhood in developing countries as ours and presenting different pattern. Serological tests are used to benefit from differential diagnosis. In this study, the cases of hepatitis A and brucella co-infection in spite of the different contamination ways has been presented.
Keywords
Hepatitis a Virus, Brucellosis, Co-Infection
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Mehmet Selçuk Bektaş, Fesih Aktar, Avni Kaya, Hayrettin Temel, Muhammed Akıl, Association of Acute Hepatitis a and Brucellosis in Two Cases, American Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine. Vol. 2, No. 1, 2014, pp. 1-3. doi: 10.11648/j.ajcem.20140201.11
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