The prevalence and impact of brucellosis in patients with hepatitis delta virus infection: inside the Brucella outbreak with cirrhosis


Suvak B., Dulger A. C. , SUVAK O., Yesilyurt A. O. , Gultepe B. , Güdücüoğlu H.

ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE, cilt.13, ss.377-382, 2017 (SCI İndekslerine Giren Dergi)

  • Cilt numarası: 13 Konu: 2
  • Basım Tarihi: 2017
  • Doi Numarası: 10.5114/aoms.2017.65317
  • Dergi Adı: ARCHIVES OF MEDICAL SCIENCE
  • Sayfa Sayısı: ss.377-382

Özet

Introduction: Hepatitis D virus (HDV) infection is a serious health problem leading to cirrhosis and hepatocellular carcinoma (HCC). Despite evidence that zoonotic infections are associated with end-stage liver disease, brucellosis in patients with delta hepatitis related to liver disease has not been well characterized. So, we examined this relationship using recent hospital-based data.