Spontaneous bacterial peritonitis caused by Brucella melitensis


Gencer S. , Ozer S.

SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES, vol.35, no.5, pp.341-343, 2003 (Journal Indexed in SCI) identifier identifier identifier

  • Publication Type: Article / Editorial Material
  • Volume: 35 Issue: 5
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Doi Number: 10.1080/00365540310000238
  • Title of Journal : SCANDINAVIAN JOURNAL OF INFECTIOUS DISEASES
  • Page Numbers: pp.341-343

Abstract

This report presents a case of blood and ascitic fluid culture-proven spontaneous bacterial peritonitis caused by Brucella melitensis in a 67-y-old male with congestive heart failure. Ten cases of reported previously brucella peritonitis are reviewed, 3 of which were ascitic fluid culture negative.